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Wed, Aug 12


Whirligig Park


Whirligig Park and Botanical Gardens in Wilson, NC

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Time & Location

Aug 12, 2020, 7:21 PM – 7:26 PM

Whirligig Park, 301 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893, USA

About The Event

Join the Carolina Nature Coalition for a fun day on Thursday, August 2, in Wilson, NC.

Carpooling to Wilson: We will leave from the New Bern Mall, Belk’s parking lot, near Chick-fil-A, at 9:15 AM.

Meet us in Wilson: 10:30 AM at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park (301 S. Goldsboro Street).

The ride is a little over one hour from New Bern.

10:45 AM : We will start in the morning at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park (301 S. Goldsboro Street). The two acre park features 30 of Simpson’s whirligigs, including some of the largest of his life’s work. The park shelter houses the Wilson Farmers Market and has benches, tables and chairs to rest and relax upon.

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park Video

Lunch will be user-pay at the Creamery Family Restaurant (1616 S. Goldsboro Street), where fast food, sandwiches, and beverages will be available.

2:00 PM in the afternoon, starting promptly at 2:00 PM. we will be given a guided tour of the Wilson Botanical Gardens (1806 Goldsboro Street NW) by members of the local Master Gardeners. The garden is located behind the NC Cooperative Agricultural Extension building.

Maps and Information:

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

The Creamery Family Restaurant

Wilson Botanical Gardens at Ag Center

For more information, call 252-626-5100

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