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  • Feb 5

    Legislative Reception

    When: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location:

    Old City Hall

    1001 East Broad Street

    Richmond, Virginia 23219

     

    Join us at Richmond’s Old City Hall on 5 February at 5:30 p.m. for our annual legislative reception.  Each year, we gather in Richmond with leaders from the General Assembly and the Administration to highlight the benefits of historic preservation.

    Government policies and decisions at the local, state, and federal…

  • Feb 14

    Valentine’s Day at Cape Henry!

    When: 10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

     

     

    Bring your sweetheart to the most romantic spot on the ocean front, Cape Henry Lighthouse tower. 

    The lighthouse is more than a romantic Valentine ’s Day destination, bring the family and make a “sailor’s valentine” to take home!

  • Feb 20

    Colonial Williamsburg’s 67th Antique’s Forum: Hanover and Henrico Tour

    When: 8:00am to 6:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    Join Ronald L. Hurst, Colonial Williamsburg, vice president for collections, conservation, and museums, and Carlisle H. Humelsine Chief Curator, andSara Lee Barnes, Library Associates, University of Virginia Library, for a one-day trip to Hanover and Henrico Countries.

    Our tour of Virginia's Hanover-Henrico region will address more than two centuries of material…

  • Mar 26

    The Great Wheel: Discovering the Marshall Family

    When: 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    This evening, you are invited to a special preview reception for our spring exhibit debuting some of our newest collection acquisitions, including series of family letters and correspondence that reveal the interesting characters that populate the Marshall family tree. Space is limited; reserve your tickets online today.

  • Mar 28

    “Give Me Liberty” Featuring re-enactments from the 7th Virginia Regiment

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, VA 23015

    In celebration of the 240th anniversary of Patrick Henry’s “Give me Liberty or Give me Death” Speech, Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown will host a re-enactment with the 7th Virginia Regiment. The regiment will have an 18th century encampments and artillery demonstrations. Patrick Henry will be there to answer questions and talk…

  • Apr 18

    Historic Garden Week

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    Join us at Bacon's Castle for this year's Annual Historic Garden Week festivities at North America's Oldest Formal Garden! Guided tours of the Castle are available the week of Historic Garden Week at Bacon's Castle. General Admission rates apply. 

    We're open from 10am-5pm everyday between the 18th…

  • Apr 26

    The First Settlers Landing

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Celebrated each year since 1920, the First Landing observance is the oldest continuous historical event in Virginia Beach. 96th Annual Pilgrimage of The Order of Cape Henry 1607 in Commemoration of The 408th Anniversary of The Settler’s First Landing at Cape Henry Kids of all ages are welcome to make…

  • May 10

    Augstin Jean Fresnel’s Birthday: The Power of Light!

    When: 11:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Augstin Jean Fresnel developed the powerful lenses that allow lighthouse lights to be seen miles away. We will celebrate with family friendly programs that explore the science behind the lenses and prisms that make the lights shine across the bay!

  • May 10

    Mother’s Day at Scotchtown

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, Virginia, 23015

    Celebrating parent receives free admission, when accompanied by her family.

    And as a special treat, free ice cream cones to all.

  • May 28

    Summer Open House Salon

    When: 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    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, cheese and tours of John…