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Early October Outlook : Blackwater Falls

October 2 October 3

The October outlook for planned activities at Blackwater Fall is brimming with nature oriented programs. Take advantage of the activities October 2-3, 2023 when you’re not leaf peeping or enjoying a great meal at the Smokehouse Restaurant located at Blackwater Falls Lodge.

MONDAY, October 2, 2023
Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. Radioactive Wolves
What has happened since the disaster struck the Chernobyl nuclear power plant? Find out in this film about the area 25 years after the radioactive fallout from the accident caused a “dead zone” around the reactor. About one hour. NR. YPP

1:00 p.m. The Appalachians Mountains
These mountains have been called America’s “first frontier.” In this hour learn about the earliest settlers. NR. YPP

3:00 p.m. The Appalachian Mountains.
In this hour hear how the Civil War splits mountain families and communities. Learn about the Hatfield’s and McCoy’s and the great Coal Wars. NR. YPP

TUESDAY, October 3, 2023
Nature Center Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

11:00 a.m. The Appalachian Mountains
In this hour learn how the radio and phonograph reduce some of the isolation and take mountain music to the outside world. The Great Depression and how mining technology changed the landscape forever. NR. YPP

1:00 p.m. Herb Greenhouse Craft
Craft fee: $2.00

Enjoy the outdoors in autumn. Chills. Colors. Seasonal Changes. Blackwater Falls.

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