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September 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Botanical Sun Printing

The first book printed featuring photographic images was made in 1843 by Anna Atkins, an English botanist and photographer. Atkins pioneered the use of the cyanotype process to capture images of algae, ferns, flowers, and other plants. Cyanotype is a camera-less photographic printing process that allows the artist to explore shape, light, and an appreciation […]

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September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Photography – Next Steps

Are you ready to take the next steps in exploring the world of nature photography? Join professional photographer David Greaves to learn advanced techniques such as using different lighting to your advantage to express emotion in your photos, telling stories through your photos using varying angles, and more tips to further develop your skills in […]

$29

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September 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tree Festival

See trees in their autumn glory and learn how they add beauty and value to our landscapes. Enjoy unique family-friendly programs, live music, hayrides, and more. Pack a picnic or feast on food truck fare. Native plants available for purchase while supplies last. This program takes place in-person (at Mt. Cuba Center) Saturday, September 24, […]

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September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Medicinal Plants and Responsible Wildcrafting

The removal of invasive plants from your garden doesn’t have to be an entirely destructive enterprise. Learn the medicinal uses of these invaders, and how they can be part of a more responsible approach to harvesting medicinal plants in the wild. Rachelan Griffin discusses endangered and threatened native medicinal plants, responsible wildcrafting practices, and cultivation […]

$39

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September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sunset and S’mores

Bring the family out for a scenic hayride through Mt. Cuba’s stunning natural lands. Arrive at a bonfire where you can kick back and relax or explore your surroundings. Enjoy fireside snacks, s’mores, and adult and family-friendly beverages while the sun sets. Advance registration required. Space is limited. Sunset and S'mores takes place on September […]

$15

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September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Hay Bales and Brews

This unique hayride experience travels through rolling hills and grassland fields in Mt. Cuba’s gorgeous natural areas. Learn about Mt. Cuba’s land management, conservation efforts, and restoration projects. Arrive at a bonfire for stunning vistas, tasty brews, and fireside snacks. Advance registration required. Space is limited. Participants must be ages 21 and older. Hay Bales […]

$25

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