Monday, June 15, 2009

VMNH & DRBA offer Canoe and 'Que

Young Friends of VMNH and Dan River Basin Association will host Canoe and ‘Que on Saturday, June 27 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Richard P. Gravely Nature Preserve on Eggleston Falls Road in Ridgeway, Virginia.

Join us for an adventure on the scenic Smith River followed by an evening of barbecue at the Richard P. Gravely Nature Preserve.

The cost is $30 for members and $45 for non-members. The price includes canoe rental (2 person boats), paddles, life jackets and barbeque dinner. Single kayaks are also available, or you can bring your own boat. Those interested in just 'Que can attend for as little as $15 for members and non-members.

3:00 p.m. - Meet at Gravely Preserve
3:05 p.m. - Shuttle people to Marrowbone for put in
3:15 p.m. - Instructions and Safety briefing
3:35 p.m. - On the Water
5:30 p.m. - Arrive at Mitchell for take out and return to Gravely via 3RO shuttle

Suggested Items to Bring
Dry bag for dry clothes

RSVP by June 22 to or call 634-4161.

The event is proudly sponsored by:
Daniel, Medley & Kirby, P.C., attorneys proudly serving Southside Virginia
Rusty and Suzanne Lacy

The Young Friends of Virginia Museum of Natural History is a membership group of the museum for members in their 20's, 30's and 40's. The program aims to raise awareness of the museum among the region's young professionals and to help attract and retain new museum members. The Young Friends group also supports and promotes the mission of the Virginia Museum of Natural History through a variety of educational, social and fundraising activities which will provide new audiences and support for museum programs such as exhibits, acquisitions, conservation and expeditions.

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