Programs & Events
Nature Photography Workshop
Learn the basics of nature photography and practice your picture taking skills in DeJarnette Park! Join the Ashland Museum and the Ashland Parks and Recreation Department to learn the basics of photo composition and the five main elements of photography: lines, shapes, framing, depth, and point of view. Hone your photography skills on your own phone or camera, or practice on one of our instructors. Then, have your photos displayed at the Museum and other Town venues in special galleries!
Rising 4th graders through rising 8th graders are invited to drop in at Dejarnette Park in Ashland on Tuesday July 19th from 9:00 to 11:00am. Presentations on photography basics, tips, and tricks will be on every half hour. Bring a cell phone or camera, or practice on one of our instructor’s cameras.
DeJarnette Park is located at 400 Race Course Street.
Let us know you’re coming! RSVP by emailing email@example.com or calling (804) 368-7314.
Water Exercise Classes at Carter Park Pool
Move your way to a healthier you with our weekly Water Exercise class at Carter Park Pool! No swimming or equipment is required and the class is open to all fitness levels. Using water resistance, this fun, low-impact, and knee friendly workout will help you burn calories and tone muscles. Participants will meet in the shallow wend of the pool. Classes are every Tuesday night from 6pm-6:45pm at Carter Park Pool. Classes are available to all pool members or via purchase of a day pass.
Explore Ashland with the Parks Scavenger Hunt
Take an adventure through Ashland's parks with this fun, family-friendly scavenger hunt. Using the SCAVR app, follow the clues to complete challenges in each of the parks and trails. Complete all the challenges and receive a certificate of participation at Town Hall.
How to Play
The Town of Ashland is an active participant in town-wide special events. We have a long history of involving the private sector in supporting these events through public and private partnerships.
Some of our events include:
- Ashland Street Parties
- July 4th Non-Motorized Parade
- The Ashland Strawberry Faire
- Train Day
- Holiday Parade
View all upcoming events on the events calendar.