You’ve maybe noticed in recent years the increasing popularity of barn quilts, colorful wooden quilt blocks displayed on the sides of barns, outbuildings, sheds, houses, and sometimes on their own posts. If you’ve stopped by the Cedarock Historical Farm in the past week, you’ve seen that we now have one too! The quilt block pattern featured on… Barn Quilts
Get out your fishing gear, the trout are in! This year we have once again stocked the main fishing pond at Cedarock Park with rainbow trout for the winter months. This afternoon, over 1200 lbs of trout went into the pond, ranging from 1lb to 9lbs. We also have a special treat- thanks to a… Trout Fishing at Cedarock
Thank you to everyone who joined us yesterday for Beekeeping: The Foxfire Way & Now! We enjoyed another excellent presentation by NC-certified beekeepers Ira Poston and Paul Jollay of the Alamance County Beekeepers Association. The presenters provided a relaxed Q&A style presentation that allowed visitors to get answers to their beekeeping questions. Also along for… All About Bees!
People worldwide enjoy the changing colors of tree leaves in autumn. Not only are the colors spectacular, but they herald the onset of cool crisp weather and fun fall activities. Brilliant yellows, oranges, and reds draw tourists from all over to areas known for fall foliage, such as New England, the NC Mountains, and much… The Phenomenon of Fall Color
Did you know? Each year, Cedarock Park’s Historical Farm hosts the annual Farm-to-Table Program, presented by the Alamance County Area Chamber of Commerce Agri-Business Committee. This program is an opportunity for area 4th-graders to learn about agriculture in Alamance County at no charge to the students. 4th-graders from all over Alamance County come to Cedarock… Farm-to-Table
Join us September 17th, 1:00pm, at the Cedarock Park Historical Farm for a presentation by NC-certified beekeepers Ira Poston of Blueberry Hill Apiaries and Paul Jollay of the Glencoe Honey Company. Ira and Paul join us again this year to present a workshop on beekeeping practices, past and present. They will have honey to sample, honey for… Beekeeping: The Foxfire Way & Now
The Haw River Trail is excited to announce custom silk screen art prints capturing the beauty of the Trail. The HRT plans to offer a series of pieces showcasing the natural history and culture of the Haw River. A huge thank you to local artists and Haw River Trail supporters Ron Rozzelle and Rosa Patton for sharing… HRT Art Series Reveal
On August 27th from 10:00am to 4:00pm we will send off summer with our annual Preserving Our Heritage Festival. Join us at the Cedarock Historical Farm. Bring chairs or a blanket and enjoy live bluegrass music by Smokey Hollow; view demonstrations of old-time crafts and skills such as beekeeping and canning (vendors often have their… Preserving Our Heritage Festival
It’s been an exciting year for the Haw River Trail in Saxapahaw. We’re excited to announce that we are working on a new park, the Saxapahaw Island Park, which will also be part of the Haw River Trail network. There are a lot of pieces that will fit together to make this park a reality:… Saxapahaw Island Park- Coming 2017!
The Eastern Bluebird If you’ve spent much time at Cedarock Park, you’ve probably noticed the abundance of Bluebirds and maybe the nest boxes scattered around the park. Over the next few newsletters we’re going to feature a plant or animal that you can see at our parks and share a little information about them- the beautiful… Bluebirds