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Programs and Events

Untitled Document SMARTlink reservations are required for all programs unless otherwise noted. Program barcodes for reservations are provided next to each listing. Please use SMARTlink OR call the park office for more information.
       

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 11, 2014 10 am-3 pm
KIDS DAY IN THE COUNTRY
Bring your family for a fun day in the country. Enjoy living history demonstrations, museum tours, crafts for kids, and hayrides through the park.
Pautxent Rural Life Museums
All ages welcome.
FREE

Sunday, October 12, 2014 9 am-12 noon
Kayak Kaper
Explore the natural beauty and cultural history of the river on a guided kayak trip.
Visitors Center
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $16; Non-Resident $20

SMARTlink #1532675

Saturday, October 18, 2014 10 am-4 pm
6th ANNUAL AMERICAN INDIAN FESTIVAL
Celebrate Native American Indian culture and heritage! Enjoy live traditional and contemporary music, dancing, singing, storytelling, demonstrations, interactive exhibits, archery, and free games and crafts. Nominal fee activities include pony rides, basket-making, native food and sales vendors. Raffle items include a collectible "Pendleton" blanket and a native flute.
Patuxent River Park Group Camp
All ages welcome.
FREE

Saturday, October 25, 2014 10 am-3 pm
Basket Weaving
This is your chance to learn how to weave a basket using reed and other natural materials! For students of all skill levels -- beginner to advanced, with materials supplied by the instructor. Contact the facility for a tools list, as students will need to bring a few tools.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up
Fee: Resident $30; Non-Resident $36
SMARTlink #1515818

Sunday, October 26, 2014 2-4 pm
Bicycle Nature Tour
Use one of our bikes or bring your own. Take a nature tour and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands, birds, and more.Bring water. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by and adult. Bikes are limited, call the park to reserve one for your trip.
Group Camp Area
Ages 10 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570268

NOVEMBER           

Saturday, November 8, 2014 9:30-11:30 am
Nature Hike
Enjoy a naturalist-led, woodland nature hike.
Visitors Center
All ages
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570430

Saturday, November 15, 2014 10 am-12 noon
Invasive Plant Removal
Come join a park naturalist to help remove invasive plants. Service learning hours available and registration is required.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up; Free
Register here.

Sunday, November 16, 2014 2-4 pm
Bicycle Nature Tour
Use one of our bikes or bring your own. Take a nature tour and enjoy the sights and sounds of the wetlands, birds, and more.Bring water. Participants under 16 must be accompanied by and adult. Bikes are limited, call the park to reserve one for your trip.
Group Camp Area
Ages 10 & up
Fee: Resident $2; Non-Resident $3
SMARTlink #1570269

Saturday, November 22, 2014 9 am-12 noon
Birding the Patuxent River
See migrating waterfowl hotspots on a guided river tour.
Hallowing Point Boat Ramp
Ages 18 & up
Fee: Resident $5; Non-Resident $6
SMARTlink #1570417

Saturday, November 22, 2014 10 am-3 pm
Basket Weaving
This is your chance to learn how to weave a basket using reed and other natural materials! For students of all skill levels -- beginner to advanced, with materials supplied by the instructor. Contact the facility for a tools list, as students will need to bring a few tools.
Visitors Center
Ages 13 & up
Fee: Resident $30; Non-Resident $36
SMARTlink #1515819

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