2013 Summer Soiree is almost here

Less than three weeks to the summer event. Looking forward to caches in the park, visiting with old friends and making new ones. Lots of stories to tell, awesome caches to add to the to do lists and maybe even some puzzle solutions along the way. Plans are in the works for 8-10 new caches and maybe a puzzle or two … not to mention some of those Munzee things for those who partake 😉 We have a large pavilion reserved and sounds like some tasty ribs in addition to the burgers and dogs. Always good eats with the pot … Continue reading

2013 Summer Soiree Silent Auction and Donations

– Willing to offer up a cache hint or puzzle solution? – Willing to give a guided tour of one of your caches? – Do you specialize in crafting some unique item? – Have cache containers or geocoins laying around? – Have something that might be great swag to a cacher? If you answered, yes, to any of the above, NoVAGO encourages you to consider donating to the Summer Auction… As most of you know, NoVAGO does not charge dues, but instead holds several fund raisers throughout the year.  Our main fundraiser is the summer silent auction. Please see the … Continue reading

The Summer Event is Here … Mark your Calendars

NoVAGO’s summer event has been booked. We will be in Purcellville at the Hillsboro Pavillion on Sunday August 11. We have the pavilion all day and will be looking at a pot luck lunch, new caches in the park, and a silent auction. Speaking of Silent Auctions, we will be posting requests for donations for the auction. In the past we have had everything from signature NoVAGO items to GPSs to coins and assistance with puzzle solutions. Please think of what you may have to donate to the cause. This is our main fundraiser and helps cover the cost of … Continue reading

NoVAGO Winter bike and hike at Burke Lake: February 25th

NoVAGO is hosting the first Seasonal Event, “NoVAGO Winter bike and hike at Burke Lake” on February 25th.  Do you like donuts, and other assorted pastries?  How about hot coffee, tea, or maybe hot chocolate?  How about socializing with some great folks, and getting a little exercise?  If so…then this NoVAGO Event is bound to please you.  The Meet-Greet-Eat portion begins late morning, and is then followed by a “voluntary” circumnavigation of Burke Lake by biking or hiking. Everyone is welcome…new cachers, old cachers, NoVAGO members – or not…just show up, a good time is always guaranteed.  Click the blue … Continue reading

NoVAGO Fall Event: Tour de Arlington (GC33V8K)

NoVAGO will host this years Fall Event: “Tour de Arlington” on October 23rd, 2011 in Glencarlyn Park, Arlington, VA. Whether you’re a long time cacher, or brand new cacher…NoVAGO member or not – especially if you’re not – mark your calendar for what promises to be another fantastic seasonal event!  There will be a pre-event caching bike ride along local paved park trails, good food , good folks, and a good time is always guaranteed.  There are a number of existing geocaches, and I hear there’s a great possibility that some new ones will also be available.  Plan now to … Continue reading

Summer Event Silent Auction “Primer & Catalog”

NoVAGO conducts one Silent Auction each year (traditionally at our seasonal Summer Event) to help defray the cost of the entrees for each event, site/pavilion rentals throughout they year, website hosting, etc.  NoVAGO never has, and will not charge membership fees…the Silent Auction has always ensured that.  If you have never taken part in a Silent Auction…you don’t know the fun you’re missing…if you have entered the “bidding fray” before, then I’m sure you’re looking forward to doing it again.  An explanation of of the process, and a list of auction items can be viewed by clicking on the blue … Continue reading

NoVAGO Summer Heat in the Forest Event GC2XJT2

On Saturday, July 16th, 2011…from 10 AM to 1 PM (or later) at Prince William Forest Park, Triangle, VA. Summer is in full swing, and so is NoVAGO!! Come join us for a full day of fun, good food, stories, a Silent Auction, and a guaranteed good time!! Everyone is invited – newcomers, old timers, makes no difference if you have 1 geocache find or 10,000…we’d love to see you there! And you certainly do not have to be a NoVAGO member to attend (we’ll work on getting you to join after you arrive).  Please click on the blue title … Continue reading

NoVAGO Spring Event At The Blue Ridge Center (GC2RR99)

Spring is sprung, the grass is riz…ain’t you glad you is?  NoVAGO’s first seasonal event the “Spring Event At The Blue Ridge Center” will be held on 15 May 2011.  Come one, come all…you don’t have to be a NoVAGO member, you don’t even have to be a Virginian…whether you’re a new cacher, or an old timer…come on out and meet some great folks, eat some delicious food, and have a great time – it’s guaranteed!!  You can find all the particulars for this event by clicking on the blue title bar for this post.

NoVAGO “Frozen Event” GC1132A 27 Feb 2011

Come one, come all to what (regardless of the weather) promises to be a warm time with good friends.  Long time geocacher, or just getting started, NoVAGO member, or not…everyone is welcome.  NoVAGO is hosting a “Frozen Event” GC1132A at Lake Fairfax Park, click the blue title bar above to go right to the cache page. – Specifics are: 9am, 27 February 2011 Lake Fairfax Pavilion “K” (next to the lake) Coffee and other hot beverages along with breakfast pastries will be provided. NoVAGO Coins and Patches will be available for purchase. Lake Fairfax Park has many geocaches, and there … Continue reading

NoVAGO’s Fall into Geocaching Event

Hear ye!!  Hear ye!!  Come one, come all…NoVAGO’s “Fall into Geocaching” Event is scheduled for Sunday, November 21st 2010, at Occoquan Regional Park.  If you’ve attended a NoVAGO seasonal event before…well, you know what a great time it will be, if you’ve never attended…then here’s your chance to experience NoVAGO at its very best!! A special invitation is extended to the new members of NoVAGO…come on out and put faces to names…this is a perfect way to do it.  Good food, good friends, and a darn good time guaranteed!!!. The event page has been published (GC2EVEX).  There are quite a … Continue reading