Programs and Tickets

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Hard Hat Tour

Offered Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 2:00 pm.
$15 per person; Children under 12 admitted freeorange_buy_tickets_button_320x120

2017 Speaker Series - Nancy Ross Hugo

Offered Monthly from March – August
$15 per person

There will be a book signing and books available for purchase immediately following the event.

August 17 – Nancy Ross Hugo
(details)

Paddle and Fish Fry

July 22: Paddle & Fish Fry
Paddle – 4:00 – 6:00
Fish Fry – 6:00 – 8:00
| $35 per person (BYOB)

An afternoon paddle on Cat Point creek provides the prelude to an al fresco dinner of fried catfish, cold watermelon and hot corn on the cob on the front lawn of the ruin. We’ll have water and iced tea. Bring your own wine or beer. We have some kayaks available to use. Or you may bring your own. There is space at the launch to drop your boat(s) and turnaround to park at the top of the trail.

PURCHASE TICKETS NOW OR PAY AT THE EVENT.




F.O.R. Cat Point Creek Kayak Krawl

AUGUST 4: F.O.R. Community Paddle
10:00 – 3:00 | $ Varied

Friends of the Rappahannock is partnering with the Menokin Foundation to host a tour of the new Cat Point Creek Water Trail. Cat Point Creek is one of
the most pristine Northern Neck tributaries of the Rappahannock River.

We have some kayaks available to use. Or you may bring your own. There is space at the launch to drop your boat(s) and turnaround to park at the top of the trail.

Attendees will also take a hard-hat tour of Menokin. Bring lunch, water and sunscreen. Minimum age is 12 years.

PURCHASE TICKETS: riverfriends.org/event/cat-point-creek-kayak-krawl

Solar Eclipse Paddle

AUGUST 21: Solar Eclipse Paddle
1:30 – 3:30 | $40 per person

Experience the first total solar eclipse in the US since 1979 in style and on the water. Imagine the feeling of floating on Cat Point Creek, witnessing the birds falling silent, and the light changing to an eerie hue.Your ticket includes a souvenir pair of viewing glasses that are rated safe for watching the eclipse. Plan to arrive at the boat launch at 1:30 and to be out in the creek by 1:45. The max eclipse in our area takes place at 2:44 but will be occurring while you paddle to the best viewing location.

We have some kayaks available to use. Or you may bring your own. There is space at the launch to drop your boat(s) and turnaround to park at the top of the trail.

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY AUGUST 16TH. NO EXCEPTIONS.




Menokin Glass House Project: From Ruin to Re-Imagined

AGENDA

  • 8:30 AM – 9 AM Registration & Coffee
  • 9 AM – 11 AM Seminar 1: The Menokin Glass House Project – An examination of the technical details for merging the stabilization and preservation of an historic ruin with a 21st century steel and glass enclosure. Presenters: Reid Freeman, principal of Architecture Operations D.P.C.. James Zehmer, Historic Preservation ProjectMgr. for UVA Facilities Planning & Construction Dept.
  • 11:15 AM – 12 PM Lunch (Provided) & Networking
  • 12 PM – 12:45 PM Seminar 2: Hard Hat Tour – A site visit to the ruin will provide a hands on opportunity to see the wood and masonry components used in the English-heritage restoration techniques. Presenter: Hank Handler, principal Oak Grove Restoration Company.
  • 1 PM – 2 PM Seminar 3:Masonry Walls – A comparative analysis of modern masonry wall construction and historic mass masonry wall construction. Discussion will include a review of effects the of environment on mass masonry wall construction. Presenter: Keith Davis RBEC, superintendent Rodgers Builders, Inc.

Space is limited so register early! Registration closes July 21st.

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