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Gari Melchers Home and Studio

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224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
(540) 654-1015 http://garimelchers.umw.edu/

June 2019

Monthly Guided Woodland Hikes

June 30, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center. Free.

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January 2020

Guided Woodland Hikes

January 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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Free

Conducted by Virginia Master Naturalists, these informative walks cover a mile of trails in both woodlands and fields and also touch on the historic ruins of Belmont’s past. Please wear sturdy footwear. Meet outside the Visitor Center.

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February 2020

Curator’s Tour

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 5, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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The public is invited to a behind the scenes tour of the museum operation at Gari Melchers Home and Studio led by 35-year veteran at the property, Joanna Catron. Start at Visitor Center. Members free, Non-members $10. Limited to 12. Reservations required. Contact: Jennifer Pinkerton at jpinkert@umw.edu or 540 654-1842

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April 2020

CANCELLED Beeping Egg Hunt

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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free

Since 2011, the Education Department has invited visually impaired or blind children and their families to participate in a Beeping Egg Hunt. This annual event is reminiscent of the Easter parties Corinne Melchers, with her husband’s encouragement, would host for local children each year at Belmont, complete with Punch and Judy shows, egg rolls, fanciful invitations, and plenty of favors. The specially designed plastic eggs were made and donated by volunteers of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators.…

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CANCELLED Spring Open House

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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free

The public is invited to tour the house, studio and galleries of the famous American painter Gari Melchers (1860-1932). Stroll the restored gardens and woodland trails, visit the Fannie Roots House on the property to hear about the latest restoration efforts between 1 and 3 PM, join a Preschool Palette class in the kitchen classroom between 1 PM and 4 PM, and explore the museum shop. Free admission. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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May 2020

Golden Hours Sunset Photo Session

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Gari Melchers Home and Studio, 224 Washington Street
Falmouth, VA 22405 United States
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For only two nights in 2020, Belmont's grounds will be open after hours for photographers to catch that "golden hour" with their clients.  All interested photographers must reserve their spot by May 1.  On the day of the event, photographers must pay the $50 per client session photography fee upon arrival.  Spots will be limited, so register fast. Contact: Buffy Knappenberger at eknappen@umw.edu or 540 654-1843

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