Meadowlark Gardens And Wolf Trap Farm Park In The Sun And Under the Stars

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Meadowlark Botanical Gardens

9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct · Vienna, VA

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Meet at 1:PM at the parking lot of Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park in Vienna, Virginia. After our Meadowlark Gardens hike, cars will be moved to the west parking lot of Wolf Trap National Park For The Performing Arts on Trap Road.

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Come out and enjoy a Friday afternoon hike along the trails at Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park and Wolf Trap National Park, before enjoying the legendary rock band The Beatles (actually the excellent cover band Rain) under the stars at Wolf Trap Farm Park For The Performing Arts. The afternoon begins at Meadowlark Gardens, where we hike through the most spectacular botanical gardens in Northern Virginia. Enjoy the garden flowers, shrubs, ponds, and only the second Korean Bell Garden in the nation. Distance: 2.5 miles over rolling terrain on both asphalt and natural surface trails. Entrance fee: $ 6.00 or $ 3.00 senior. Moving the cars to nearby Wolf Trap Farm Park, our hike takes us along the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club built Wolf Trap Trail. Hike through the Wolf Trap Forest and along Wolf Trap Run for 2.5 scenic miles over rolling to hilly terrain. Days total hiking distance: 5 miles. After the two hikes, we will have a picnic dinner at the Wolf Trap. Purchase dinner from the park or bring your own food. That evening, the Sierra Club can gather as a group for lawn seats (or sit on seats inside under the roof) to enjoy the rock band Rain. Rain will cover the iconic album Abbey Road in honor of it's 50th anniversary, as well as many other classic songs from the Beatles. Lawn seat prices:$30. For tickets, call the Wolf Trap Box Office at[masked], or go to www.wolftrap.org for ticket orders or further information. THE CONCERT IS OPTIONAL, AND IF YOU WISH ONLY TO HIKE YOU ARE CERTAINLY WELCOME! If you wish to attend the Rain concert, buy your tickets soon in order to guarantee a seat at the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center. Leader: Glenn Gillis,[masked]