Discovery Tent

Saturday, Sept. 22nd: 10 am - 5 pm Discovery Tent
Included with Admission
  1. Central Virginia Master Gardeners

Central Virginia Master Gardeners is based in Louisa County and offers horticultural and gardening education and information through Plant Clinics where children learn about frame construction using natural items.

  1. Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards

Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards strives to support rural and urban forests, educate the community on tree care, and increase awareness of the value and beauty of trees, and partners with local government agencies and civic groups to improve the tree canopy.

  1. Keswick Hall

Villa Crawford, the historic north wing of Keswick Hall, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2012. Built in 1912 as a gorgeous Italianate-style estate, the property was converted to a country club in 1948, and restored in the early 1990s as part of the world-class hotel that now graces a most beautiful piece of Virginia countryside.

  1. Piedmont Environmental Council

PEC works to conserve land, create high-quality communities, strengthen rural economies, celebrate historic resources, protect air and water quality, build smart transportation networks, promote sustainable energy choices, restore wildlife habitat, and improve people’s access to nature.

  1. Piedmont Master Gardeners

The Piedmont Master Gardeners are volunteer educators and enthusiasts who bring scientific knowledge of the best horticultural and landscape management practices to the Central Virginia community.

  1. Monticello Bird Club

The Monticello Bird Club holds monthly meetings with speakers, weekly bird walks, and field trips for birders of all skill levels. All of our meetings are free and open to the public.

  1. Seed Savers Exchange

A non-profit, member- supported organization that saves and shares the heirloom seeds of our garden heritage, forming a living legacy that can be passed down through generations. Our mission is to conserve and promote America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.

  1. Piedmont Virginia Community College

PVCC seeks to be a leader and innovator in post-secondary education. PVCC will be the college of choice for students to advance their education and career goals, and pursue lifelong learning.

  1. Friends of Nelson

Friends of Nelson’s mission is to protect property rights, property values, rural heritage and the environment for all the citizens of Nelson County, Virginia.