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Sunday, November 5-Friday, November 10, 2017, Join Leonard for day hikes in four Virginia national parks—and one state park. Outings include Appomattox National Historical Park, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Booker T. Washington National Monument. Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Road Scholar/Elderhostel, Wirtz, VA, www.retreatatsmithmountainlake.com, 540-721-2766.

 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018--Presentation and booksigning of "Hiking and Traveling the Blue Ridge Parkway" for the Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club (www.olddominiontrailclub.onefireplace.org) at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, www.smv.org, 804-864-1400. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, 7 PM.

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Presentation and booksigning of "Wildflowers of the Appalachian Trail," for the Lunch Bag Series at the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, www.smv.org, 804-864-1400. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, 12 Noon.

 

Sunday, April 29-Friday, May 4, 2018, Join Leonard for a Road Scholar (www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22341/hiking-the-blue-ridge-mountains-of-virginia) program of day hikes in four Virginia national parks—and one state park. Outings include Appomattox National Historical Park, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Booker T. Washington National Monument. Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Road Scholar/Elderhostel, Wirtz, VA, www.retreatatsmithmountainlake.com, 540-721-2766.

 

Sunday, May 6-Friday, May 11, 2018, Join Leonard for a Road Scholar (www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22341/hiking-the-blue-ridge-mountains-of-virginia) program of four moderate day hikes and evening classroom presentations.One day you will pass through an urban forest and explore an island in a river, another day you will be walking beside a lake whose surface covers 32 square miles. You will also take in soaring vistas from the world-famous Appalachian Trail and visit historic sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway—America's premier national scenic roadway. Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Road Scholar/Elderhostel, Wirtz, VA, www.retreatatsmithmountainlake.com, 540-721-2766.

 

Sunday, September 16-Friday, September 21, 2018, Join Leonard for a Road Scholar (www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22341/hiking-the-blue-ridge-mountains-of-virginia) program of day hikes in four Virginia national parks—and one state park. Outings include Appomattox National Historical Park, Smith Mountain Lake State Park, the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and Booker T. Washington National Monument. Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Road Scholar/Elderhostel, Wirtz, VA, www.retreatatsmithmountainlake.com, 540-721-2766.

 

Sunday, September 23-Friday, September 28, 2018, Join Leonard for a Road Scholar (www.roadscholar.org/find-an-adventure/22341/hiking-the-blue-ridge-mountains-of-virginia) program of four moderate day hikes and evening classroom presentations.One day you will pass through an urban forest and explore an island in a river, another day you will be walking beside a lake whose surface covers 32 square miles. You will also take in soaring vistas from the world-famous Appalachian Trail and visit historic sites along the Blue Ridge Parkway—America's premier national scenic roadway. Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Road Scholar/Elderhostel, Wirtz, VA, www.retreatatsmithmountainlake.com, 540-721-2766.

 

 

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