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  • Sep 26

    Free Screening of Rosenwald Film in Lexington

    When: 5:30pm to 6:45pm

    Location:

    300 Diamond St.
    Lexington, VA 24450

    Join Preservation Virginia, the Historic Lexington Foundation and the Rockbridge Historical Society for a free screening of Rosenwald, Aviva Kempner's powerful film about African American education in the early 20th century. Focusing on philanthropist Julius Rosenwald's partnerships with African American communities across the South, the film documents the effort to build 5,500…

  • Oct 6

    Virginia Preservation Conference

    When: 8:00am to 6:00pm

    Location:

    Union Train Station

    103 River Street

    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Preservation Virginia will be hosting its 32nd Annual Virginia Preservation Conference Friday, October 6 at Union Train Station in Petersburg. Each year, the conference brings together architects, builders, preservationists, government leaders, developers, lawyers, local planning officials and everyday citizens from across the Commonwealth to delve…

  • Oct 9

    Cape Henry Lighthouse Closed October 9

    When: 12:00am to 11:59pm

    The Cape Henry Lighthouse will be closed on Monday, October 9. The Ligthouse will resume normal hours on Tuesday, October 10. 

  • Oct 14

    American Wars: Revolutionary and Civil War Encampments

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    The First Virginia Regiment is setting up encampments all weekend! Bring the family to compare and contrast military life in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

    Activities for the day are included with your general admission ticket.

  • Oct 14

    Historic Haunt Night

    When: 7:30pm to 11:30pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows or collect ghost story books? Have you ever been to a haunted house? If you're a fan of paranormal activity, Historic Haunt Night at Bacon's Castle is the event for you! Historic Haunt Night will…

  • Nov 4

    Treachery and Treason with Agecroft Hall

    When: 4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    Agecroft Hall 

    4305 Sulgrave Road

    Richmond, Virginia 23221

    &

    The John Marshall House 

    818 East Marshall St.

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Recount the Aaron Burr Treason Trial and the treachery of Guy Fawkes with special tours of Agecroft Hall and the John Marshall House. 

    Advanced registration and payment is required. Stay tuned, more info on the way! 

  • Nov 5

    Guy Fawkes Day

    When: 12:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Warm up on Guy Fawkes Day with a special tour and activites including a traditional bonfire and evening chant. 

  • Dec 9

    Colonial Christmas

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown is decorated for the holidays courtesy of the Ashland Garden Club. Join us for festive tours, colonial dancing and delicious treats, including Martha Washington cake, gingerbread cookies and hot cider.

    Boxwood Wreath Workshop (Saturday only). For an additional $8 fee make and take your…

  • Dec 10

    Court End Christmas

    When: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Enjoy FREE admission to The John Marshall House and participate, once again in Richmond's longest running Christmas Open House tradition.

    Holiday Shopping for unique gifts, festive tours, hot mulled cider, and holiday treats with period recipe cards are ongoing throughout the day.

  • Dec 10

    Colonial Christmas

    When: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown is decorated for the holidays courtesy of the Ashland Garden Club. Join us for festive tours, colonial dancing and delicious treats, including Martha Washington cake, gingerbread cookies and hot cider. All activities are included in general admission.