Naturally Nelson

Spruce Creek Park 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA

Just in time for Earth Day 2016, the Rockfish Valley Foundation Natural History Center in Nellysford is partnering with the Environmental Studies Academy (ESA) of Western Albemarle High School. Rockfish River Elementary 4th grade students will be the beneficiaries. On April 19th, 2016, ESA high school students will be teaching the 4th graders about the natural […]

Historic District Celebration Event

Three Chimneys 3042 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA

Come out to celebrate the establishment of the: South Rockfish Valley Rural Historic District and the 10th anniversary of the Rockfish Valley Foundation Three Chimneys historic landmark   ROCKFISH VALLEY FOUNDATION INVITES YOU TO CELEBRATEthe establishment of theSOUTH ROCKFISH VALLEY RURAL HISTORIC DISTRICT RECOGNIZED BY COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA (JUNE 16, 2016) AND THE U. S. DEPT OF INTERIOR, NATIONAL PARK SERVICE (AUGUST […]

9th Annual Kite Festival

Bold Rock Cider Field 193 Glenthorne Loop, Nellysford, VA

FREE and OPEN to the Public

Be Thankful 5K

Bold Rock Cider Field 193 Glenthorne Loop, Nellysford, VA
$22 – $27

RVF 15th Anniversary Festival

Virtual: Facebook and Instagram VA

Due to concerns about COVID-19 and public health, RVF's 15th Anniversary Festival, which includes Earth Day Nelson and the Nelson Scenic Loop's 10th anniversary, has been converted to virtual. Please view the schedule for the virtual Earth Day Nelson festival, RVF 15th Anniversary celebration, and the Nelson Scenic Loop's 10th anniversary celebration. Content including videos, […]

Chuck Bailey’s Geology Zoom

Virtual VA

TO REGISTER: Send an email to Join William & Mary Geology Professor Chuck Bailey for a session on Nelson County's geological heritage. He'll discuss on-going and past research in Nelson, as well as new research discoveries by W&M geologists in Nelson. There will be time for Q&A. Topics will include the geology of the newly opened Blue Ridge Tunnel, the Rockfish Valley Fault, Nelson […]


RVF Plein Air Paint Out Finale with Steve Doherty and Anthony Bowes

Natural History Center 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA

Rockfish Valley Foundation is honored to present the grand finale to its Plein Air Paint Out on Sunday, November 7th at 3 pm. A program on outdoor painting will be presented by Steve Doherty and Anthony Bowes. Steve is the author of the 2017 book Plein Air Painting which will be available for purchase and autograph. […]

Geology Program with W&M’s Chuck Bailey

Natural History Center 1368 Rockfish Valley Highway, Nellysford, VA

Saturday, December 4 at 2 pm, brings a multi-faceted program through both zoom and in the RVF Natural History Center plus a Rockfish Valley trail walk/talk. This program is presented by Chuck Bailey, professor of geology at William and Mary and author of the new Geological Guide to RVF’s Rockfish Valley Trails. He will discuss the […]