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  • Nov 1

    The Indigenous Chesapeake

    When: 10:00am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Explore the material culture and historical life ways of the Tidewater Algonquians during this daylong special event. Historical interpreters examine the Powhatan peoples' seventeenth-century politics and early relationships with the colonists of James Fort. Aquintan and Kecotaughn, two of Pocahontas’ brothers, will be onsite alongside Englishman Capt. Edward Brewster. Female…

  • Nov 5

    Legislative Summit

    When: 10:00am to 12:00pm

    Location:

    Virginia State Capitol

    House Room 3

    Preservation Virginia invites you to JOIN US

    5 November 2014 10:00 a.m. to noon

    Virginia State Capitol House Room 3 for Update, Discussion and Training

    Why Should You Attend: A strong historic preservation community is vital to Virginia's future and historic tax credits are…

  • Nov 7

    2014 Shoppers’ Fair

    When: 9:30am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Library of Virginia 

    800 East Broad Street

    Richmond, VA 23219

    Visit 15 of the Richmond Region's Best Museum Stores Under One Roof: The Museum Stores of Richmond Holiday Shoppers' Fair

    Celebrating 20 years and hosted by the Library of Virginia 

    Participating Sites include: Agecroft Hall, Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives,…

  • Nov 8

    Guy Fawkes Day and Bonfire Night

    When: 11:00am to 8:30pm

    Location:

    Bacon's Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Catholic dissident Guy Fawkes and 12 co-conspirators spent months planning to blow up King James I of England during the opening of Parliament on November 5, 1605. But their assassination attempt was foiled the night before when Fawkes was discovered lurking in a cellar below the House of Lords next…

  • Nov 22

    Blackbeard Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighhouse

    More information to follow soon. 

  • Dec 4

    The Grand Illumination

    When: 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    Celebrate the Grand Illuination with JEBFSLC as the holiday lights are illuminated at 5:30 p.m. for the first time this season. This is the last chance to see the Cape Henry Lighthouse prior to the Dune Restoration project beginning January 2015.

    The illumination has been a tradition on the base…

  • Dec 5

    Lighthouse Night Climb

    When: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    Every Friday evening in December you can tour the lighthouse illuminated by holiday lights until 7 p.m. Climb to the top of the Cape Henry Lighthouse in the dark! This is the only time you can see these spectacular views from the top of the lighthouse at night! This is…

  • Dec 12

    Lighthouse Night Climb

    When: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse

    Every Friday evening in December you can tour the lighthouse illuminated by holiday lights until 7 p.m. Climb to the top of the Cape Henry Lighthouse in the dark! This is the only time you can see these spectacular views from the top of the lighthouse at night! This is…

  • Dec 13

    “At Christmas be Mery”: A Special Holiday Evening at Historic Jamestowne

    When: 5:30am

    Location: Historic Jamestowne

    Sir George Yeardley, Virginia’s Governor in 1620 invites you to a very special evening program in the church at Historic Jamestowne. Departing from Colonial Williamsburg’s Visitor Center, you will travel along the Colonial Parkway with your guide who will offer insights into early English Christmas traditions and what Jamestown settlers…

  • Dec 13

    A Colonial Christmas at Scotchtown

    Location: Patrick Henry's Scotchtown 

    Join us for two days of merriment during our Annual Christmas Celebrations! We invite you to celebrate a simple 18th-century Christmas holiday at Patrick Henry's Scotchtown. Join us to see the beautiful natural decorations, historically appropriate foods, a boxwood wreath making craft workshop and other holiday surprises!

    December…