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Like the arts? Love the outdoors?

The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), one of the world’s leading artist residency programs, is looking for volunteers to help with gardening on our historic grounds in the foothills of the Blue Ridge. Join VCCA Fellows and staff in light gardening and other low-impact tasks. Lunch will be provided.

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: 154 San Angelo Drive
Amherst, Virginia, 24521

Let Us Know You’re Coming! Please RSVP by Noon on February, March 13:

Questions? Email Mayalin Quiñones

What You Need: Please bring gardening gloves, pruning shears, and rakes if you have them. Consider a jacket/poncho, hat, sunscreen, water bottle, etc. — whatever will keep you comfortable outdoors! Bottled water will be available.

Where to Go: Please park in the Fellows Parking Lot and gather in the foyer of the Fellows residence where you can sign in and help yourself to a cup of coffee before we begin. There will be signs to direct you.

In Case of Rain: A rain date is scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020. If there’s a need to reschedule due to weather, we will email pre-registered volunteers and post an announcement in our Facebook event page by 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event, Saturday, March 14, to let you know. If you don’t hear from us, we’ll proceed with the day as planned.

Virginia Center for the creative arts gazebo.