Rock City's Annual EarthDayz Event Is Next Week

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - by Meagan Jolley

EarthDayz returns to Rock City Gardens next week, Friday-Sunday, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meet some live birds of prey, go on a RockQuest Adventure and learn how to make rain barrels and other hands-on activities.

Meet John and Dale Stokes with Wings to Soar and learn about their efforts to save America’s birds of prey. Meet some of their flying friends daily at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm on the Rock Shop patio during EarthDayz. They return weekly during the summer for shows in Critter Classroom.

The RockQuest Adventure is also featured and includes a free climb on the 25-foot Climbing Wall, a bag of polished rocks and a guide to look for clues to many of the geological wonders throughout the park.

You can also create a "pot" from recycled newspapers, plant a seed and take home a watch-it-grow memento. Learn all about how to reduce, reuse and recycle during these educational, interactive activities. Also, visit the Easter Bunny on Friday and Saturday.

Café 7 has now reopened for the 2014 season. Enjoy a breathtaking view during lunch while savoring some delicious food like fried green tomatoes with house-made pimento cheese, Choo Choo Nachos, seafood and southern favorites like cheese grits, fried chicken and BBQ.

EarthDayz revolves around Rock City’s commitment to reduce, reuse and recycle, its stewardship of nature and its commitment to education and the environment. Rock City is partnering once again with Orange Grove as they provide park-wide recycling pickup for the attraction. 

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