Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

‘Elk River’ at Great Falls Library

“Elk River,” an award-winning National Geographic film, tracking the annual migration of Yellowstone's wild elk in Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains will be shown on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library Large Meeting Room, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls.

Present to offer commentary will be the film's director Jenny Nichols, who grew up in Great Falls.

Claude Moore Farm Presents Colonial Tobacco Harvest

The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will host Colonial Tobacco Harvest on Saturday, Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m.

Tobacco was an important crop in Colonial Virginia, used as currency by the Claude Moore Colonial Farm family to buy supplies and other goods. Help the farm family harvest their tobacco crop. Gather the cut plants and hang on sticks to cure in the Tobacco Barn. Educational and fun. Regular admission; free parking; directions and more information at www.1771.org.