Events for Saturday, April 8, 2017
Eggstravaganza at Ben Lomond Historic Site
Saturday, 04/08/2017 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Ben Lomond Historic Site and Pat White Center at Ben Lomond are coming together for a special Eggstravagazna, but we have lost our eggs and are asking for your help to find them! Egg Hunts will be at 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm at the historic site and each hunt will be separated by age groups. Try your skills at a historic egg roll as well as enjoying fun kid friendly games and crafts at Pat White Center at Ben Lomond. Bring your own basket for egg collecting. Tours of the Civil War Hospital will be available. Purchase tickets at Pat White Center at Ben Lomond.
Easter Egg Hunt: Ages 0-7
Saturday, 04/08/2017 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bring your family and friends to the Community Center for some springtime fun! Don’t forget to bring your camera for pictures with the Easter Bunny! Pre-registration strongly encouraged. April 8th, 2017 Ages 0 – 1 10:00am Ages 2 – 3 10:30am Ages 4 – 5 11:00am Ages 6 – 7 11:30am Adaptive 12:00pm $5/Child
Operation Clean Sweep
Saturday, 04/08/2017 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
It is time for some spring cleaning! Operation Clean Sweep is an annual spring time volunteer event. This year it will be held on Saturday, April 8, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Grab your family, neighbor, or a friend. This is a great event for volunteers of all ages. Volunteers like you help preserve cabins for the enjoyment of all for generations to come. Operation Clean Sweep is one of our greatest volunteer events in the park. Because of volunteers over the years, the historic cabins are still in use today. Please RSVP to Ranger Kerri at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-221-7181.
Potomac Blockade Bus Tour
Saturday, 04/08/2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
From September 1861 through March 1862 the Confederate army was able to blockade the Potomac River. Join local historians for a special bus tour that will explore this little known period of Civil War history. Tour stops include: Aquia, Quantico, Williams Ordinary, Freestone Point, Pohick Church and more! Tour includes lunch and departs from Williams Ordinary in Dumfries.