Events

Oct 23

PORP THROUGH THE AGES

Curious about the history of Potomac Overlook Regional Park? From Native Americans to farmers, our park land has been used by people for centuries! Join us for a new program where you will roam the park and learn the fascinating history of our land, see real artifacts found on the property, and make your own miniature Native American longhouse!

3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Oct 27
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Haunted Night Hike & Campfire

Calling all geists and ghouls! Potomac Overlook is starting to look extra festive for Halloween. Tag along for a short hike through our haunted woods and beware of the surprises that await! Then, enjoy the warmth of a campfire and s'mores while we listen to a scary story. If we're lucky, we might hear our local Barred Owls! $8, Ages 6+

7:00pm to 8:30pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • History & Educational
  • Kids & Family
  • Music, Culture & Festivals
  • Nature
  • Sport, Fitness & Health
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Oct 28

Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Get in the Halloween spirit by carving or painting a pumpkin with your friends at Potomac Overlook! We’ll provide tools, paint and of course a pumpkin for some spooky holiday fun!

3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
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Oct 29

Spooky Serpents

Looking to get spooked? Do you get the heebie jeebies upon seeing our slithery serpents? Come scare yourself silly and get an up close look at our amazing snakes! Meet our resident serpents, watch them eat some tasty mice, and make your very own Halloween snake craft! You’re bound to go hiss-terical at this program.

4:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 11

Wednesday Wonders - Fall 2020

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one? Here’s your chance at Potomac Overlook with the return of our classic preschool program! Join us as our early childhood journeys continue into Fall of 2020. We will explore a new topic every Wednesday morning for a total of 5 classes.

10:30am to 11:30am
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 14

RAPTORS OF THE POTOMAC

Soar on down to this program about our local avian predators! Learn about our native birds of prey and the amazing adaptations they use to hunt, meet the raptors we care for at the park, and watch our naturalist feed a live bird of prey!

2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 16

Learn to Letterbox

Letterboxing is a family friendly scavenger hunt style adventure that takes you to interesting locations all over the world solving clues and searching for hidden treasures! Participants will learn where to find the clues, how to decipher them and receive hints on what to look for. Then off on an adventure around the park to find the boxes hidden here. Participants will also get a chance to carve their own personal stamp and receive an introductory logbook!

3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 18

Wednesday Wonders - Fall 2020

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one? Here’s your chance at Potomac Overlook with the return of our classic preschool program! Join us as our early childhood journeys continue into Fall of 2020. We will explore a new topic every Wednesday morning for a total of 5 classes.

10:30am to 11:30am
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 21

Survival Skills

Calling all young survivalists in the making! Join us for a class all about primitive skills needed to survive and thrive in the wild. Explore sensory awareness, search for hidden “critters” with a camouflage game, and learn how to track. We'll even discover how to make a fire with a bow drill! 

1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 25

Wednesday Wonders - Fall 2020

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one? Here’s your chance at Potomac Overlook with the return of our classic preschool program! Join us as our early childhood journeys continue into Fall of 2020. We will explore a new topic every Wednesday morning for a total of 5 classes.

10:30am to 11:30am
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Nov 29

Nature Hike - Changing Seasons

Learn about our native animals and how they adapt to the changing of the season! Join our naturalist as they lead you around the park examining changes in plants, animals and the environment as Winter begins to arrive.

1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
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Dec 2

Wednesday Wonders - Fall 2020

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one? Here’s your chance at Potomac Overlook with the return of our classic preschool program! Join us as our early childhood journeys continue into Fall of 2020. We will explore a new topic every Wednesday morning for a total of 5 classes.

10:30am to 11:30am
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
Event Details
Dec 9

Wednesday Wonders - Fall 2020

Are you ready to experience the natural world with your little one? Here’s your chance at Potomac Overlook with the return of our classic preschool program! Join us as our early childhood journeys continue into Fall of 2020. We will explore a new topic every Wednesday morning for a total of 5 classes.

10:30am to 11:30am
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Camps & Programs Guide
  • Kids & Family
  • Nature
  • Nature Nuts
Event Details