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  • Jul 4

    Happy 4th of July John Marshall

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Join us for a family-friendly Independence Day with face painting, nineteenth-century herbal soap making, historic gardening demonstrations and tours of the house. This is included with a General Admission ticket.

  • Jul 4

    Happy Independence Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Cool off at our “All-American Ice Cream Social” with fun family activities to round out this day of patriotism at the home of America’s favorite patriot.

    Celebrate with members of the Seventh Virginia Regiment! Participate in games and crafts for children and…

  • Aug 7

    National Lighthouse Day Weekend

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Celebrate your favorite lighthouse with a visit to Cape Henry Lighthouse! The lighthouse will be partying with family friendly activities including crafts for kids of all ages

  • Aug 15

    Tobacco Harvest Symposium

    When: 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Preservation Virginia’s Bacon’s Castle is honored to have an intriguing line up of notable icons in the preservation community at our Tobacco Harvest Symposium. The speakers include Ed Schultz (tentative speaker) on history of tobacco Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Farming Supervisor and Sonja Ingram, Preservation Virginia’s…

  • Aug 27

    Fall Open House Salon

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    A salon is a gathering of people under the roof of an inspiring host, held partly to amuse one another and partly to refine the taste and increase the knowledge of the participants through conversation.

    This FREE salon will include wine,…

  • Sep 1

    Pirate Month

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Dress as a Pirate and receive a FREE admission to the lighthouse!

    Our interpreters will be on hand to discuss piracy on the Chesapeake Bay and recount Cape Henry’s role in the legend of Blackbeard, himself! Kids of all ages can enjoy…

  • Sep 12

    Haunted Event with CPRI

    When: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Haunted Event with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI) 

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows? Collect ghost story books? Ever been to a haunted house? How about an exclusive opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown? Join us…

  • Sep 19

    African American Heritage Symposium

    When: 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Preservation Virginia’s Bacon’s Castle is honored to have a line up of notable individuals speaking on four centuries of African-American heritage in south-eastern Virginia. The speakers include Dr. Newby –Alexander, Professor of History and Director of the Joseph Jenkins Roberts Center for the Study of…

  • Sep 26

    Haunted Event with CPRI

    When: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Haunted Event with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI) 

    Do you watch ghost investigation television shows? Collect ghost story books? Ever been to a haunted house? How about an exclusive opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown? Join us with…

  • Oct 1

    Month long Halloween Celebration at the Lighthouse

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Costumed Visitors tour the lighthouse for Free all month!