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  • Aug 4

    National Lighthouse Day Weekend

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Bring the family to Cape Henry Lighthouse for National Lighthouse Day weekend August 4 - 7! We're excited to commemorate National Lighthouse Day this year considering that 2017 marks the 225th anniversary of the lighting of Cape Henry Lighthouse. 

    Guests can take…

  • Aug 30

    The John Marshall House Salon Series: Free Black Society in Federal Era Richmond

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Advanced Registration is required. Stay tuned, more info on the way! 

  • Sep 13

    13th Annual Naturalization Ceremony

    When: 11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Held for the thirteenth consecutive year, the Naturalization Ceremony has become a distinctly patriotic event at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. It serves as a reminder of the varied makeup of our nation's citizenry which, through natural birth or Naturalization, weaves the cultural patchwork…

  • 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 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.

  • 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 8:00pm

    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

    Our annual holiday celebrations include two days of merriment!

    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:…

  • 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.