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Red Caboose in Damascus Town Park

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55775 Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
Damascus, VA 24236 United States

Damascus History Walk

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Red Caboose in Damascus Town Park, 55775 Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
Damascus, VA 24236 United States
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am

A short walk through Damascus will be led by Bunny Medeiros, author of Friendliest Town on the Trail. How Damascus became a tourist destination will be highlighted, along with reflections on the town’s history.

Meet at the Red Caboose in Town Park as you enter town. (Corner of S. Beaver Dam and Laurel Ave.)

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Snorkeling in Whitetop-Laurel with Blue Ridge Discovery Center

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Red Caboose in Damascus Town Park, 55775 Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail
Damascus, VA 24236 United States
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join Blue Ridge Discovery Center and snorkel for native fish, aquatic insects and hellbenders on Whitetop-Laurel Creek. Wetsuits, snorkel masks, and changing tents are provided by BRDC, but you need to bring a swimsuit and towels. We will be snorkeling in 1-3 feet of water with no swimming necessary. Our creeks host an amazing diversity of colorful fish including sculpins, darters, dace, trout, suckers and more. Learn all about the underwater habitat and fish ecology. Ages 6 and up. Limited to 24 participants. Register by August 1.

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