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  • Mar 28

    Re-Enactments from the Seventh 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 military re-enactment with the Seventh Virginia Regiment and the First Virginia Dragoons. Explore eighteenth-century encampments and artillery demonstrations. Meet Patrick Henry and…

  • Apr 5

    Easter at the Lighthouse

    When: 6:30am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Cape Henry Lighthouse

    583 Atlantic Ave.

    Fort Story, VA 23459

    Celebrate Easter with a sun-rise service (6:30 a.m.) at Cape Henry Memorial. Cape Henry Lighthouse will be open to visitors after the service.

  • Apr 17

    American Decadence: Historic Wine and Chocolate Event

    When: 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    The John Marshall House welcomes you to spend an evening enjoying Federal America’s most decadent pleasures.  A Local Richmond restaurant will be on-hand serving hors d’oeuvres. Wine will flow including Madeira, John Marshall’s favorite. Chocolatiers from Mars will be on-hand for Colonial chocolate demonstrations.

    Space…

  • 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 18

    Historic Garden Week

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Smith’s Fort Plantation

    217 Smith Fort Lane

    Surry, VA 23883

    Join us at Smith's Fort for this year's Annual Historic Garden Week festivities! Guided tours of the house are available the week of Historic Garden Week at Smith's Fort Plantation. General Admission rates apply.

    We're open from 10am-5pm everyday between the 18th and the 25th, except the 19th where we…

  • Apr 18

    American Heritage Chocolate Day

    When: 10:00am to 5:00pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane

    Beaverdam, Virginia 23015

    This family-friendly chocolate experience shows historic chocolate preparation and allows visitors to taste the chocolate drink enjoyed during Patrick Henry’s time. This is included with a General Admission ticket.

  • Apr 18

    Spirited History

    When: 7:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location:

    Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

    16120 Chiswell Lane, Beaveram VA 23015

    Come along with Spirited History as you explore and uncover the many haunting tales that surround Patrick Henry‘s Scotchtown. This is a rare opportunity to have access to the interior, including the attic and basement, in order to conduct a paranormal investigation. Be sure to get…

  • Apr 19

    American Heritage Chocolate Day

    When: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location:

    The John Marshall House

    818 East Marshall Street 

    Richmond, VA 23219

    This family-friendly chocolate experience shows historic chocolate preparation and allows visitors to taste the chocolate drink enjoyed during John Marshall’s time. This is included with a General Admission ticket.

  • 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…

  • May 9

    Mother’s Day Tea with The Regency Society

    When: 10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location:

    Bacon’s Castle

    465 Bacon's Castle Trail

    Surry, VA 23883

    You are cordially invited to the Mother’s Day Tea at Bacon's Castle with the ladies of The Regency Society of Virginia. Reservations are now being accepted to attend this limited admission special event.

    $25 per person for Preservation Virginia Memebers

    $30 per person for General…