Upcoming Events

Apr
25

CANCELED: Scottish Heritage Day at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown

Apr 25, 2020

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

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

Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown and the Scottish Society of Richmond invite you to participate in Scottish Heritage Day. Explore the culture and customs of the birthplace of Patrick Henry’s father through music, dance, hearth cooking, children’s crafts, games, and more! The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is included with General Admission. …

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Apr
25

CANCELED: Bacon’s Castle Garden Party

Apr 25, 2020

10:00 am — 5:00 pm

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

Visit Bacon’s Castle during the 100th Anniversary of Historic Garden Week with our Garden Party on April 25! Stroll through the Oldest English Formal Garden in North America with the Regency Society of Virginia. Bring the whole family for garden crafts, play traditional colonial lawn games and enjoy iced tea and cookies. Our expert gardeners …

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Apr
25

The Butterfly Garden: Strategic Plants that Attract and Raise Butterflies

Apr 25, 2020

2:00 pm — 3:00 pm

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

As part of Bacon’s Castle’s Garden Party on April 25, Master Naturalist and experienced butterfly raiser, Joni Carlson, will cover butterfly life cycles and teach how to grow plants that sustain a variety of butterfly species. She will emphasize the importance of native plants, especially milkweeds for a “natural” rather than a manicured garden to support butterfly and pollinator …

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May
2

Recording and Preserving African American Cemeteries Mini-Conference

May 2, 2020

10:00 am — 4:00 pm

John Wesley Church
40125 Bond Street
Waterford, VA 20197

Please join Preservation Virginia, in partnership with the Loudoun Freedom Center, Waterford Foundation, Loudoun County Government and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, as we bring together advocates, historians and preservationists for an in-depth look at researching and protecting African American cemeteries in Loudoun County and Virginia. Pastor Michelle Thomas of the Loudoun Freedom Center …

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