Upcoming Events

Oct
18

Virginia Preservation Conference

Oct 18, 2018

2:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Oct 19, 2018

8:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Virginia Preservation Conference annually brings together architects, builders, preservationists, government leaders, developers, lawyers, local planning officials and everyday citizens from Virginia and other states to explore preservation ideas and initiatives. During the conference, participants are equipped with valuable preservation resources and knowledge that they can use to protect the historic places in their own …

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Oct
13

Historic Haunt Night at Bacon’s Castle

Oct 13, 2018

7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Oct 27, 2018

7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

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

Do you watch ghost investigation television shows or collect ghost story books? Have you ever been to a haunted house? 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 …

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Nov
3

Guy Fawkes Day

Guy Fawkes Day

Nov 3, 2018

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Commemorate Guy Fawkes’ failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605 with period reenactors and a bonfire at dusk. Traditional Guy Fawkes food, including baked potatoes and a toppings bar, Bacon’s Castle’s signature wine and local beer will be for sale. There will also be lawn games, a Capital Cricket Club match, kids crafts provided by the Surry …

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Nov
8

Homeschoolers Hands-on History Camp

Nov 8, 2018

8:30 am – 12:15 pm

Nov 9, 2018

8:30 am – 12:15 pm

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Lane
Beaverdam, VA 23015

The Homeschoolers Hands-on History Camp at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown will immerse your child in exciting activities and lessons on one of the most influential figures of the American Revolution. Campers will learn about life in 18th century Virginia and leave with new skills in public speaking, hearth cooking, woodworking and textiles. The camp is open to children ages …

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