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Fall VAR 2013
September 27-29, 2013
Come one, come all! The VPI Cave Club is proud to announce that it will be hosting this year’s Fall VAR meeting. We have lots of cave trips planned and several great non-caving activities available nearby such as geocaching, hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. So no matter who you are, you’re guaranteed to find a good time at this year’s Fall VAR. Remember to check this webpage for a tentative list of led cave trips as the event approaches.
To start off a great weekend, Friday will feature an open mike onstage for anyone interested in showing off their talents or who just wants to play some rockin’ tunes.
Saturday night's dinner will feature pit barbequed pork, with all the fixings, along with an awesome vegetarian option! Wil and Zenah Orndorff and their band Septapus will be performing live with all original music for Saturday night’s entertainment, so bring your dancing shoes (or just kick ‘em off) and get ready to get down.
We look forward to seeing you in September! If you have any questions, contact John Echols at echolsj (at) vt (dot) edu or call (540) 292-8491.
We promise the best VAR weather in years! This weekend is supposed to be bright and sunny, with highs around 70 and lows around 48. Perfect camping and hiking weather and much too nice to stay home!
There will be many good caving trips including guided trips to at least Haynes, Windy Mouth, The Hole (Gibbs Entrance), Bone-Norman, and Porters. Please contact John Echols or Nick Socky if you can lead an additional caving trip. There will also be a survey trip to Savannah-B Cave and some project digs in Monroe County.
Have non-caving family members, or just feel like enjoying the beautiful weather above ground? There are plenty of fun activities nearby for everyone, including:
There may be a vendor or two. Stay tuned.
The always popular VAR business meeting will be held Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m. for anyone who wants to attend.
This will be a BYOB event. Bring your own caver beverages for the party. Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided at dinner only. The landowner has a strict policy against glass bottles. Please bring your beverages in cans or plastic. There is space for RVs and campers, but no hookups are available. There is a cold shower on the premises. Sorry, but no pets allowed.
On-line registration is now closed. Please register on site.