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Berea Tree Week
October 8 @ 4:00 pm – October 17 @ 1:00 pm EDT
This event is open to:Everyone
Event locations at the Forestry Outreach Center or the Pinnacles unless otherwise stated.
Friday, October 8
- 4-5 p.m.: Pressed Leaf Lanterns. Berea Public Library Teen Scene (Ages 11-18). First come, first served.
Saturday, October 9
- 10 a.m.: Kick-Off Ceremony w/ Berea Mayor Fraley & Guest. Tree Planting at the Tillie Memorial Dog Park, Student Tree Adoption Recognition, Musical Performance by students.
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Berea Farmers’ Market: Grab & Go Bags from Berea Kids Eat
- 1 p.m.: Guided Tree Hike. Guild Fair at the Pinnacles
Sunday, October 10
- Guild Fair at the Pinnacles: 1 p.m. Tree I.D. Walk. Meet outside the FOC.
Monday, October 11
- 10-11 a.m.: Preschool Story Time: Meet under the trees in the outdoor reading garden for a special, tree-related story time! At Berea Public Library.
- noon-1 p.m.: “How Not to Kill a Tree” Zoom Presentation. For info contact Amanda Sears at email@example.com.
- 5:30 p.m.: FOC Contemplation Walk: In the Company of Trees. Bring a sketchbook or writer’s notebook.
Tuesday, October 12
- 10-11 a.m.: Toddler Time: Meet under the trees in the outdoor reading garden for a special, tree-related story time! At Berea Public Library.
- 5:30 p.m.: Tree Week Fun Hike: Observe the trees on the slopes of Anglin Falls. Meet FOC staff at Anglin Falls parking lot.
Wednesday, October 13
- 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Berea College 146th Mountain Day: Pinnacles and FOC closed to the public during this time.
- All Day: Visit Old Town to create chalk drawings of trees and leaves and see artist’s displays of their tree and nature-related products.
Thursday, October 14
- 5:30 p.m.: FOC The Hidden Life of Trees Walk. Discover the interconnections between trees and among forest plants.
Friday, October 15
- 10-11:30 a.m.: All About Trees Activities at the Pinnacles. Homeschoolers invited!
- 12:30-3 p.m.: Tree I.D. Hike at the Pinnacles. Homeschoolers invited!
- 4:15 p.m.: TGIF Walk at Brushy Fork. Meet FOC staff for this weekly event!
- 8 p.m.: Virtual Livestream Concert. Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music, Loyal Jones Appalachian Center
Saturday, October 16
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m.: “How Not to Kill a Tree” table at Berea Farmers’ Market by Extension Office
- 1 p.m.: Guided Tree Hike at the Pinnacles
- 1 p.m.: Music on the Story Trail, Berea City Park: Berea College Bluegrass Ensemble and a live puppet show
- 8 p.m.: Virtual Livestream Concert
Sunday, October 17
- 1 p.m.: Tree I.D. Walk from the Pinnacles parking lot. Meet outside FOC.