Arbor Day Celebration 2024

The Cape Charles Arbor Day Celebration will be held next Saturday, April 27, from 9 am – 12 pm. The event will be held on Strawberry Plaza at the corner of Strawberry St and Mason Ave in downtown Cape Charles.

For more details, a copy of the event flyer is attached. One of the highlights of the event will be a plant giveaway. The following is a list of the plants that will be available for free:


  • elderberry
  • persimmon
  • redbud
  • box elder
  • white dogwood


  • butterfly weed
  • lyreleaf sage
  • white turtlehead
  • ironweed
  • coral honeysuckle

Please stop by the event to pick up your free plants. Also, pass this message on to your friends and neighbors!

Thanks, Phil Goetkin

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact Theresa Long at 757-787-1361 ext. 14 during business hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations 5 days prior to the event.  *TDD number is (800) 828-1120.  
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