Upcoming Events

Jun
8

Textile Day/International Knit in Public Day

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 8, 2019

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

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

Meet our four sheep and talk with Debbie, our “Sheep Lady,” who takes care of them. Discuss natural dyes with the Master Gardeners who are rejuvenating Scotchtown’s formal and kitchen gardens. Watch as expert spinners and weavers take you through the steps needed to create cloth in the 18th century. Try your own hand at …

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Jun
15

War of 1812 Commemoration

War of 1812

Jun 15, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Avenue
Fort Story, Virginia 23459

Spend time at Cape Henry Lighthouse on June 15 taking a deep dive into the history of the War of 1812, also known as “The Forgotten War.” You’ll have a chance to engage with our historic interpreters on the events of the War of 1812 and learn about what occurred after the arrival of British …

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Jun
16

Father’s Day Sundae Sunday

Patrick Henry's Scotchtown

Jun 16, 2019

12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

Come out to Scotchtown and take a tour of the home of Patrick Henry, father of 17 children, more than 70 grandchildren and almost 700 great-grandchildren! Enjoy an ice cream sundae following your tour. …

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Jun
22

Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day

Jun 22, 2019

10:00 am – 5:00 pm

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

Bacon’s Castle Descendants Day returns June 22, 2019! Gather with descendants of Bacon’s Castle for a day of genealogy, oral history and exclusive tours. Genealogists from the Library of Virginia will be present throughout the day for one-on-one sessions with descendants. Guest speakers include Peighton Young, an African American descendants researcher, and Rebekah Planto, PhD …

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