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Founder’s Weekend was established in 2014 to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Lula Lake Land Trust and to honor the founders, the Davenport family.

The third annual Founder’s Weekend is set to be the biggest and best yet with activities all day and two premier events at night.  Check the schedule below for full details:

Saturday, October 1

All Day ~ Jim Ogden’s table, photos and costume presenting “Late Antebellum – Civil War Soldier Tourist Visitors to Lula Lake

10:30-12:30 p.m. ~ Allison Foster leads a walk to the bluff and yoga session

1-2 p.m. ~ Jann George (Adelrid) will discuss hemlock trees, the Hemlock Wooly Adelaide infestation and riparian shade.  A must for those concerned with HWA.

2:30-3:30 p.m. ~ Dr. Johnson, T’ai Chi lesson: “The slow and graceful movements of T’ai Chi are primarily designed to provide the practitioner with a method of achieving a healthier body, mind and spirit.  While it originated as a martial art, it has been modified to become what some have called ‘moving meditation’.”

3:00-4;00 p.m.-Chattanooga Audubon Society critter visitors

Main Event: 6 p.m. ~ Lula Lake Film Fest ~ Family friendly showing of short outdoor adventure and conservation themed films.  Gates open at 6 p.m., films start at dusk (approximately 7 p.m.)  Soft drinks, beer, wine and snacks available.  Suggested donation of $10 per person.

Sunday, October 2

All day ~ Jim Ogden’s history walk presenting “Late Antebellum – Civil War Soldier Tourist Visitors to Lula Lake”

1 – 2 p.m.  Jann George (Adelrid) will discuss hemlock trees, the Hemlock Wooly Adelgid infestation and riparian shade. A must for those concerned with HWA.

2 – 3 p.m. – Michael Green leads nature walk along old railroad bed

Time TBA – Sue Reynolds from the Center for Mindful Living leads 45-minute sitting/walking meditation


Main Event: 4:30pm – 8:00pm Lula Lake Wine Walk – Five wine tasting stops on a hike around the Lula Lake core preserve. Each stop features selected wines and snacks from Riverside Wine and Spirits and acoustic music. Heavier hors d’oeuvre and a feature band at the fifth stop prior to departure. Limited to 125 Participants. $40.00 per person. Advanced registration required: tickets at Eventbrite.

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