Explore Park in Roanoke County hosts Adventure Day to benefit Project Outside

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — This weekend, on Saturday, Oct. 17, Roanoke County Parks and Recreation’s Explore Park is hosting Adventure Day. The day is filled with extended activities, including several free events for kids and adults, all benefiting Project Outside.

“It’s a way for us to celebrate outdoor recreation and get families out at the park and enjoy some fun family activities while also celebrating outdoor recreation and benefitting Project Outside,” said Alex North, Recreation Marketing Assistant for Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

Kids Square Mobile Museum will be onsite to educate and stimulate kids’ imaginations from 1 to 3 p.m.

“From 1 to 3 p.m., we have the Kids Square Mobile Museum. They’ll be here demonstrating some fall and Halloween STEM activities for your kids to enjoy.”

Alex North – Recreation Marketing Assistant – Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Another free-of-charge family event is a nature scavenger hunt from noon to 5 p.m.

“You can stop by the visitors center, or in the plaza to get your information for that and that will take you on the trails and through the park searching for different clues and things to complete your scavenger hunt.”

Alex North – Recreation Marketing Assistant – Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism-

Twin Creeks Brewpub will be hosting free live music from local band Becki & the Boom Booms from 6 to 9 p.m.

“Then starting at 6 o’clock, we’ll have live music on the lawn of the Twin Creeks Brewpub. Performed by Becki and The Boom Booms. We ask that people bring a lawn chair or a blanket, we will have socially distanced markers out for people to sit in.”

Alex North – Recreation Marketing Assistant – Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism-

Twin Creeks is donating $1 from every Twin Creeks custom copper cup purchase to Project Outside.

This weekend’s proceeds from Don’s Cab-Inns Campground reservations and each Tree-Top Quest and Night Zip-line reservation will go towards Project Outside.

“For every Treetop reservation and camping reservation at Don’s Cab-Inns and Blue Mountain Adventure we’re donating $5 to Project Outside.”

To find out more information on Adventure Day at Explore Park and all the outdoor events, visit their website by clicking here.

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