Historic Sites: Bacon's Castle

Dec
7

Event

Merrie and Bright Wine and Cheese Party with Hampton Roads Winery

Bacon's Castle

Dec 7, 2019

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bacon's Castle
465 Bacons Castle Trail,
Surry, VA 23883

Celebrate the season with Surry’s Hampton Roads Winery surrounded by five centuries of festive decorations at Bacon’s Castle. Your ticket will include your choice of a glass of wine from Hampton Roads Winery and an extensive cheese and charcuterie board (additional glasses of wine will be available for purchase) followed by an exclusive holiday tour …

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Dec
27

Event

Castle Christmas

Castle Christmas Santa

Dec 27, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 28, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 29, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Experience five centuries of Christmas decorations and traditions with special tours throughout Bacon’s Castle. Included with General Admission …

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Dec
20

Event

Castle Christmas

Castle Christmas Santa

Dec 20, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 21, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 22, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Experience five centuries of Christmas decorations and traditions with special tours throughout Bacon’s Castle. Included with General Admission …

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Dec
13

Event

Castle Christmas

Castle Christmas Santa

Dec 13, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 14, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 15, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Experience five centuries of Christmas decorations and traditions with special tours throughout Bacon’s Castle. Included with General Admission …

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Dec
6

Event

Castle Christmas

Castle Christmas Santa

Dec 6, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 7, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dec 8, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Experience five centuries of Christmas decorations and traditions with special tours throughout Bacon’s Castle. Included with General Admission …

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Nov
2

Event

Guy Fawkes Day

Guy Fawkes Day

Nov 2, 2019

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Help us commemorate Guy Fawkes Day at Bacon’s Castle! With special guests, costumed interpreters and children’s activities all day long, concluding with a bonfire and evening chant at 5:00 p.m. Special Rebellion Tours will take place inside the main house and delicious baked potatoes with all the fixings will be for sale. Included with General …

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Oct
12

Event

Archaeology Day

Oct 12, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Want to know more about the ongoing research at Bacon’s Castle? Want to get your hands dirty and learn more about archaeology? James River Institute for Archaeology‘s Nick Luccketti presents the most recent (2018-2019) archaeological finds associated with Bacon’s Castle at 1 p.m. He recently excavated neighboring sites that were once part of the estate. …

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Oct
26

Event

Behind-the-Scenes Historic Haunt Night Experience

Oct 26, 2019

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Bacon's Castle
465 Bacons Castle Trail
Surry, VA 23883

Are you looking for a more in-depth experience in paranormal research? Sign up for our exclusive, one night only tour with Robert “Brad” Bradley, Research Coordinator for the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation (CPRI). Learn about the equipment and methods behind CPRI’s science-based research from Brad and the CPRI crew who have been leading …

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Oct
12

Event

Historic Haunt Night

Oct 12, 2019

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Oct 26, 2019

7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Do you watch ghost investigation television shows or collect ghost storybooks? Have you ever experienced something unexplained? If you’re a fan of paranormal activity, Historic Haunt Night is the event for you! This is an opportunity to explore your curiosity into the unknown with the Center for Paranormal Research and Investigation. Many stories and accounts have been …

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Sep
28

Event

African-American History at Bacon’s Castle

Sep 28, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

465 Bacons Castle Trail, Surry, VA 23883

Visit the newly preserved and interpreted slave dwelling at Bacon’s Castle. At 11 a.m., talk with Peighton Young, genealogist and African American historian, about her research into the enslaved and descendant community of Bacon’s Castle. Valarie Davis will be interpreting the enslaved experience at Bacon’s Castle at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Included …

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