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Upcoming Events

  • Jul 26

    First Assembly Day Commemoration

    When: 10:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join in the commemorations of First Assembly Day, the anniversary of the first legislative assembly in English North America. Presentations will explore the development of government in Virginia and the significance of the first meeting of elected officials in the colony in 1619. Visitors will meet three people from Jamestown's…

  • Jul 31

    Captain Brewster’s Kids

    When: 11:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Come face to face with Captain Brewster, one of the early English settlers and learn about the hardships he and the other colonists faced. He'll put you and other new recruits through your paces as you muster and prepare for a Spanish or Indian attack. Along the way, you'll see…

  • Aug 1

    Skywatch at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    When: 9:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    Richmond Astronomical Society will be our guide to the galaxy. You may bring your own telescopes or use the ones provided. 
    This will be in an open field, so please dress accordingly.
    The rain date will be Saturday, August 2.

  • Aug 2

    “no reason why the Collonie should not thrive”

    When: 10:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    With the recent marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe, Capt. Edward Brewster meets with an emissary of Chief Powhatan to discuss maintaining the current peace.

    The April 5 marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe was to establish a lasting peace between the Native peoples of Virginia and the colonists. Join…

  • Aug 4

    Coast Guard Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    All members of the US Coast Guard get in free!


    More details to follow soon. 

  • Aug 7

    Lighthouse Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    More information to follow soon. 

  • Aug 13

    Curator’s Artifact Tour

    When: 3:00pm

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Senior archaeological curator Bly Straube provides an intimate, behind-the-scenes tour of the artifact collection of James Fort. This 90-minute guided program begins with a brief overview of the Jamestown Rediscovery project and offers a rare glimpse of the vault where more than one million artifacts recovered during excavations are housed.…

  • Aug 14

    Patrick Henry and Religion

    When: 6:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    Preservation Virginia’s Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown Presents:
    An evening lecture and reception with Kevin Hardwick, PhD, author, and professor at James Madison University. Covering the normally taboo topics of politics and religion, Dr. Hardwick will explore the events of the Great Awakening, and the rise…

  • Aug 16

    William Strachey: Jamestown Journalist

    When: 10:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Meet William Strachey, secretary and recorder at Jamestown, and hear his eyewitness accounts of the settlement's struggle to survive at 11:30, 1:30, pm and 3 pm. Learn of his voyage on the ill-fated Sea Venture," shipwrecked in Bermuda. (His account of the experience was immortalized by Shakespeare in "The Tempest.") Find…

  • Aug 19

    In the Trenches Tour

    When: 10:00am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Join a small inside and up-close group tour of the Lost 1607 James Fort led by Dr. William Kelso, Director of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project since 1994. Your reserved place in this special group allows you to come under the ropes to walk the surface of the ground once…