BOYCE — Learn more about the healing benefits of yoga and tai chi, sip gourmet coffee and craft beer and tour “she sheds” — the perfect spot for relaxing after a long day — on Saturday.

The Foundation of the State Arboretum will hold its second Nature Nurtures event from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Blandy Experimental Farm. The one-day event will feature a variety of walks, talks and demonstrations that highlight uses of the natural world to improve and sustain a healthy quality of life.

Learn about beekeeping, backpacking and enjoy a heart- and brain-healthy cooking demonstration. Join in a honey tasting or a bird walk.

Kids can explore an enchanted forest, build fairy houses, make mud pies, play Native American games, and enjoy a special nature walk for children.

The cost for entry is $5 per car.

Blandy Experimental Farm is off U.S. 50 in Clarke County. Call 540-837-1758 for more information.

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