2014 FOSM Events

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Please note that the Friends of Serpent Mound does not charge a fee for these events, however there is an $8 a car parking fee that is collected by the managing organization, Arc Of Appalachia on events held at Serpent Mound.

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Spring Equinox
At Serpent Mound - all day
Many come to the park during the Equinoxes & Solstices to hold Ceremony. We support the park by being there to answer questions and help where needed.

Friday - Sunday, June 20-22, 2014
Summer Solstice Celebration: History, Mystery, & Intrigue
At Serpent Mound - Sunrise-sunset.
The Friends of Serpent Mound will hold their annual festival to celebrate the first day of summer with a festival and viewing of the setting sun alignment with the effigy mound. Visitors can enjoy vendors and educational booths or listen to lectures to learn more about the mysteries of Serpent Mound and the cultures that left evidence of being at Serpent Mound. End the day with a guided hike around the serpent effigy with an interpretive walk that will explore how past cultures used Serpent Mound as an ancient time piece and compare it with other cultures and solstice markers around the world. For more information, please contact Delsey Wilson 1-937-205-0094 or Beverly McKenzie 1-937-587-3953.

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Reptile Days
At Serpent Mound, 10:00a.m to 4:00 p.m.
The Friends of Serpent Mound is pleased to announce the return of Reptile Day. Kids of all ages can learn about local reptiles, through lectures and hands-on activities! For more information, please contact Delsey Wilson 1-937-205-0094.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Perseids Meteor Shower Viewing
Register for directions to location.
We hope to take a count of how many meteors we see and what direction they are moving. Plus, there will be a guided tour thru the sky. There is no cost, but we ask that you register to get information on the location, by emailing or calling 1-937-587-3953.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Serpent Mound Mysteries Day
At Serpent Mound, 10:00a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Join us as we welcome Jarrod Burks, PhD with the Director of Geophysical Surveys at Ohio Valley Archaeology and one of the researchers with “The Serpent Mound Project”. He will be talking, along with a couple of other speakers discussing archaeology and Serpent Mound Research.

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Archaeology & Ohio Geology Day 
At Serpent Mound, 10:00a.m to 4:00 p.m.
Members from different chapters of the Archaeological Society of Ohio will display their artifacts and be available to answer questions from the public.  Plus, learn about Adams County's unique geological feature “the Serpent Mound Crypto Explosion Area.” Do you have an artifact that you’d like to have identified, bring it along! However, there will be no buying, selling, or trading of artifacts on Serpent Mound property. For more information, please contact Beverly McKenzie 1-937-587-3953.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Autumn Equinox
At Serpent Mound - all day
Many come to the park during the Equinoxes & Solstices to hold Ceremony. We support the park by being there to answer questions and help where needed.

Sunday, December 21, 2014
Lighting the Serpent 
(rain or wind date Dec. 22nd), 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate the Winter Solstice at Serpent Mound by helping the Friends of Serpent Mound with their 10th year of Lighting the Serpent! Help volunteers light over 1000 luminary candles around the serpent effigy. Please bring a long taper candle and a flashlight and arrive by 5pm to take part in the lighting celebration, or arrive before 8pm, to enjoy in the scenic, holiday, festive glow. There will be free hot drinks and seasonal goodies, maybe even a food vendor for those wanting more! For more information, please contact Delsey Wilson 1-937-205-0094.

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Contact Us

If you need any assistance during your event, if you would like a free tour guide, or you have questions or requests, please contact us at...

Address: Peebles, Ohio
Telephone: + 937 - 587 - 3953
Telephone 2: + 937 -205 - 0094
E-mail: beautiful-lights@serpentmound.org

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