Start your day off with a trip to Piedmont Arts Association where rich Arts and Culture await you. Piedmont Arts offers exhibitions from local to international artists, as well as, lectures, classes and a Performing Arts Series. Children can use their creativity in the Discovery Room. From paint and crayons to musical instruments and puppet shows, every child can find something that sparks their imagination!
Next, stop by the Virginia Museum of Natural History and experience the natural diversity of Virginia! With over 22 million items in their collections, the museum is at the forefront of scientific discovery of the natural world in Virginia. Eight scientists actively engage in research on subjects ranging from dinosaurs to millipedes and the museum shares new discoveries with exhibits, programs, publications, field trips, and teacher education. In addition to world class hands-on exhibits, exciting, interactive programs for families are held weekly.
Spend your afternoon exploring the scenic beauty of the Smith River by taking a guided canoe or kayak trip offered by Smith River Adventure Outfitters. Safety and fun are both a part of the mix when you allow Smith River Adventure Outfitters to plan your guided trip. They will find and plan a suitable section of the Smith River to match your skills and available time. Let their qualified staff take care of all the needed supplies and logistics, while you relax and enjoy the paddle as the guide leads your group down the river.