Statewide Events

Events

Events





Commemoration related events are already happening throughout Virginia and can be found in the listing below. If you would like VA250 to include events not currently listed here, please click here to submit your event.

 

Colonial Kids DayColonial Kids Day
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Clarke County

Bring the family and step back in time to experience every day life in Colonial America. Festivities include blacksmithing, grain grinding, weaving, spinning, Colonial re-enacting, kids games, scavenger hunts, and more!... Read More

The Menokin Foundation announces the Power of Place: Conservation, Kayaking, and Culture Festival The Menokin Foundation announces the Power of Place: Conservation, Kayaking, and Culture Festival
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Richmond County

Come celebrate the Northern Neck’s pristine natural resources and rich historic cultural heritage to raise awareness of the value of conservation and the beauty of the region’s water, land and historic resources. Kayakers, families, and adven... Read More

French Alliance Family Day at George WashingtonFrench Alliance Family Day at George Washington's Mount Vernon
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Fairfax County

Visit George Washington’s Mount Vernon to learn about the role of the French Alliance in American victory during the American Revolution. Meet Rochambeau, Commander of French Forces in the American Revolution and learn about other American and F... Read More

250th Anniversary Celebration of the Essex Resolutions250th Anniversary Celebration of the Essex Resolutions
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Essex County

This July will mark the 250th Anniversary of the Essex Resolutions, which were a bold declaration of the rights of Virginians as British citizens and one of the early steps on the road to the American Revolution. These Resolutions supported a tough, ... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

What They Wore to the American RevolutionWhat They Wore to the American Revolution
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Henrico County

The 18th century styles in men's and women's clothing were also considered revolutionary. Discover the glorious, the frugal, and of course the tantalizing creations of an era in fashion that made an impact that was heard around the world! Information... Read More

The 1774 Chesterfield Resolves The 1774 Chesterfield Resolves
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Chesterfield County

In partnership with the Chesterfield County 250th Revolutionary War Committee and the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, the event will detail the 1774 Chesterfield Resolves, which were adopted on July 14, 1774. Led by burgesses Archibald C... Read More

Sunset SpectacularSunset Spectacular
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
City of Waynesboro

Ready for a real summer celebration! On July 13, 2024, there will be a special fireworks display shot off from the top of Sunset Park. This should provide for a spectacular view from just about anywhere in Waynesboro. Start thinking of the possible ... Read More

Thomas Jefferson, first-person interpreter talkThomas Jefferson, first-person interpreter talk
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Hanover County

The author of the Declaration of Independence, the architect of the Virginia Statute on Religious Freedom, and the founder of the University of Virginia discusses the Election of 1824 and its lessons for the future.... Read More

The Historic Essex Resolutions of July 9th, 1774The Historic Essex Resolutions of July 9th, 1774
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Essex County

Join the Rappahannock Chapter of the Virginia Sons of the American Revolution at the Essex County Museum for this patriotic event to celebrate the Essex Forefathers' Resolutions leading down "the road to the American Revolution." This event will feat... Read More

French Alliance Family Day at George WashingtonFrench Alliance Family Day at George Washington's Mount Vernon
July 13, 2024 - July 13, 2024
Fairfax County

On Saturday, July 13, discover the role of the American-French alliance in the American Revolution. Enjoy hands-on activities, character interpretations, and fun for all ages as you learn about the French individuals who fostered an alliance that hel... Read More

Ensign Thomas Savage and the early years of the Virginia ColonyEnsign Thomas Savage and the early years of the Virginia Colony
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Northampton County

On Sunday, July 14 at 2 o’clock inside the Mimosa Barn near Cheriton, David Scott will discuss one of Northampton County’s most interesting and popular early settlers, Ensign Thomas Savage. Come and hear the story of this important individual wh... Read More

1774 Gloucester County Resolves 1774 Gloucester County Resolves
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Gloucester County

If This Be Treason…Dressing the Liberty Pole in 1774 Fellow Citizens, hark to the meeting of the County Committee of Safety and join us in voting upon the County Resolves against the policies of England. In 1774, Virginians were divided between t... Read More

Forgotten Patriots: VirginiaForgotten Patriots: Virginia's Black Revolutionary Soldiers
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Henrico County

In 1781, citizens of Henrico and the counties surrounding Richmond witnessed the American Revolution come right through their communities. Black Virginia men camped, marched, and fought side by side with their white neighbors in pursuit of liberty an... Read More

Lecture at the Mimosa Barn:  Ensign SavageLecture at the Mimosa Barn: Ensign Savage
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Northampton County

The Northampton Historic Preservation Society is pleased to present a special "Lecture at the Mimosa Barn" on Sunday, July 14th at 2:00 p.m. David Scott will discuss one of Northampton County's most interesting and popular early settlers, Ensign Sava... Read More

Dance, Dance & Revolution: A Historic Dance ClassDance, Dance & Revolution: A Historic Dance Class
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Loudoun County

Explore history through dance! Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Lafayette’s visit to America through dance! This family-friendly program will explore the significance of music and dance in Lafayette's story and its importance during America’s ... Read More

Old Fashioned Ice Cream and Hot Dog SocialOld Fashioned Ice Cream and Hot Dog Social
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Botetourt County

Designed for family fun with free hot dogs and ice cream for all. There will be music plus 18th and 19th century games for all. Also, all dogs and their owners are invited to join in our 1st Annual DOG PARADE around the Big Spring Park.... Read More

The American Revolution and Its 250th AnniversaryThe American Revolution and Its 250th Anniversary
July 14, 2024 - July 14, 2024
Loudoun County

Join a discussion led by a panel of local historians about the latest thinking of what brought our colonies to the outbreak of the American Revolution 250 years ago. Given that a half-century ago the Bicentennial of the American Revolution gave us ma... Read More

American Revolution CampAmerican Revolution Camp
July 15, 2024 - July 19, 2024
Stafford County

This camp teaches children what life was like in the 18th century, when colonists were on the cusp of war. Through immersive hands-on activities, children learn about colonial life, maritime practices, and the challenges of war. Campers will play col... Read More

Read, See, DoRead, See, Do
July 15, 2024 - July 15, 2024
City of Alexandria

Mondays this summer, from 4-5 PM, Carlyle House and the Barrett Branch of Alexandria Library are teaming up for reading and fun! Read, See, Do! is great for kids ages 4-8 and their families to learn about a variety of topics, all connected to Carlyle... Read More

Royal Prerogatives and Revolutionary PrinciplesRoyal Prerogatives and Revolutionary Principles
July 17, 2024 - July 17, 2024
Fairfax County

Join us at Gunston Hall for our commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves. This document, drafted by George Mason and George Washington, was a turning point in American colonial ideas about independence. The ideas have gone on to... Read More

Fairfax Resolves Program and Marker DedicationFairfax Resolves Program and Marker Dedication
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
City of Alexandria

Join us on July 18 – exactly 250 years after British colonists in Virginia wrote radical and influential words that forged the path to revolution. The evening includes history booths, a marker dedication, the United States Army Old Guard Fife and D... Read More

Plaque Dedication Ceremony at Gunston HallPlaque Dedication Ceremony at Gunston Hall
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
Fairfax County

Organized by the Fairfax Resolves Chapter of the SAR, events will highlight locations significant to the signers of the Fairfax Resolves document and will foster a deeper understanding of this document and its significance in shaping the United State... Read More

Chairman of the Fairfax Resolves - Ceremony and Wreath LayingChairman of the Fairfax Resolves - Ceremony and Wreath Laying
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
Fairfax County

Organized by the Fairfax Resolves Chapter of the SAR, events will highlight locations significant to the signers of the Fairfax Resolves document and will foster a deeper understanding of this document and its significance in shaping the United State... Read More

Home Church of Washington and Mason - Program and Plaque Unveiling CeremonyHome Church of Washington and Mason - Program and Plaque Unveiling Ceremony
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
Fairfax County

250th Commemoration of the Fairfax Resolves, Program and Plaque Unveiling Ceremony for the Signers with remarks by Rev. Lee Massey. Pohick Church was built in 1774 – the year the Resolves were Signed. Organized by the Fairfax Resolves Chapter of... Read More

“250th Anniversary of the 1774 York County Resolves” Lecture“250th Anniversary of the 1774 York County Resolves” Lecture
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
York County

Historian Jim Gallagher will portray Thomas Nelson, Jr. as he describes the importance of the colonial protest against England's taxation policies. As a result, the York County Resolves were signed on July 18, 1774. Join us for an exploration into th... Read More

Federal & Regency - Virginia Country Dance ClassFederal & Regency - Virginia Country Dance Class
July 18, 2024 - July 18, 2024
Culpeper County

Federal & Regency Period - Virginia Country Dance Classes Join us for a delightful evening of instruction to learn Virginia Country Dances set in the Federal & Regency Period! Dance Mistress Elaine Sturgeon of the Rappahannock Colonial Heritage So... Read More

Those Who Signed The Fairfax ResolvesThose Who Signed The Fairfax Resolves
July 19, 2024 - July 21, 2024
City of Alexandria

On July 18, 1774, 25 gentlemen from Fairfax County (including Alexandria) signed the Fairfax Resolves which rejected the British Parliament’s claim of supreme authority over the American colonies. John Carlyle, George Mason, and George Washington a... Read More

Memorial to the Signers of the Fairfax Resolves - Program and Plaque UnveilingMemorial to the Signers of the Fairfax Resolves - Program and Plaque Unveiling
July 19, 2024 - July 19, 2024
City of Alexandria

Program and Plaque Unveiling for the Signers and presentation of the Governor’s Proclamation for the Fairfax Resolves 250th by the Secretary of the Commonwealth on behalf of the Governor of Virginia. Organized by the Fairfax Resolves Chapter of ... Read More

Here Ye, HanoverHere Ye, Hanover
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
Hanover County

Join the Hanover 250th Commission for "Here Ye, Hanover," a full-day event of merriment and enlightenment! Partake in an array of festivities that shall transport thee to the days of yore. But lo, the crowning glory of this day awaits thee at the His... Read More

Trivia and Tours at Gadsby’s Trivia and Tours at Gadsby’s
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
City of Alexandria

Tour the taverns and spin the wheel to answer a question related to the Fairfax Resolves - perhaps you will go home with a prize! Included in the cost of museum admission.... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

18th Century Tavern Life18th Century Tavern Life
July 20, 2024 - July 21, 2024
Fairfax County

Learn about what was on the menu at colonial taverns and discover what George Washington thought of the many taverns he visited. Explore how barrels were made in the 18th century and learn to play tavern games. ... Read More

"The Great Badge of Freedom" — The Hanover Resolves 250th Commemoration"The Great Badge of Freedom" — The Hanover Resolves 250th Commemoration
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
Hanover County

On July 20, 1774, the citizens of Hanover County met at the courthouse to elect representatives for the upcoming First Virginia Convention at Williamsburg. Patrick Henry and John Syme were chosen and presented with resolutions to take to this meeting... Read More

1774 Yorktown Resolves1774 Yorktown Resolves
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
York County

It’s July 18, 1774, and the citizens of York County have been called out to join the boycott against English goods and protest against the tea tax. Join costumed interpreters portraying the York County Committee and Safety as we explore our shared ... Read More

George Washington Plaque Dedication CeremonyGeorge Washington Plaque Dedication Ceremony
July 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024
City of Alexandria

George Washington Plaque Dedication Ceremony which Commemorates the Chairman Of The Fairfax Resolves. Organized by the Fairfax Resolves Chapter of the SAR, events will highlight locations significant to the signers of the Fairfax Resolves document... Read More

Trivia and Tours at Gadsby’s Trivia and Tours at Gadsby’s
July 21, 2024 - July 21, 2024
City of Alexandria

Tour the taverns and spin the wheel to answer a question related to the Fairfax Resolves - perhaps you will go home with a prize! Included in the cost of museum admission.... Read More

LUNCH & LEARN: John Sinclair v. General John Marshall, 1794LUNCH & LEARN: John Sinclair v. General John Marshall, 1794
July 22, 2024 - July 22, 2024
Isle of Wight County

Today is the 230th anniversary of the town's second most dramatic event - the confrontation between accused "privateer" John Sinclair and U.S. Cavalry commander John Marshall, future Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Join us to learn the detai... Read More

Read, See, DoRead, See, Do
July 22, 2024 - July 22, 2024
City of Alexandria

Mondays this summer, from 4-5 PM, Carlyle House and the Barrett Branch of Alexandria Library are teaming up for reading and fun! Read, See, Do! is great for kids ages 4-8 and their families to learn about a variety of topics, all connected to Carlyle... Read More

The Origins of the Revolution: The Origins of the Revolution:
July 24, 2024 - July 25, 2024
Fairfax County

To mark the 250th anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves, a central document in the coming of the American Revolution co-authored by George Mason and George Washington, join emerging and leading historians for a two-day conference this July 24th and 25t... Read More

"The Origins of the Revolution: 250th Anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves" "The Origins of the Revolution: 250th Anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves"
July 24, 2024 - July 25, 2024
Fairfax County

To mark the 250th anniversary of the Fairfax Resolves, a central document in the coming of the American Revolution co-authored by George Mason and George Washington, join emerging and leading historians for a two-day conference this July 24th and 25t... Read More

Historic SmithfieldHistoric Smithfield's 250th Anniversary Commemoration
July 26, 2024 - July 28, 2024
Montgomery County

Join us as we commemorate 250 years of Historic Smithfield history through our theme, From Deep Roots, Forging an Inclusive Future, presenting an accurate, inclusive, and healing account of Smithfield and all those connected with it–indigenous peop... Read More

Farm to Batteau TourFarm to Batteau Tour
July 26, 2024 - July 26, 2024
Albemarle County

Join James River Batteau Company for a collaboration with local Chef Sarah Rennie of Two Fire Table! Get ready for an open fire, family-style, farm-to-table dinner out on America's Founding River. This experience showcases the agricultural and histor... Read More

Fourth Fridays on the VERANDAFourth Fridays on the VERANDA
July 26, 2024
City of Danville

Join the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History as we host Fourth Fridays on the Veranda this summer for drinks, food, art, music, and community vibes. The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, located within Danville’s Old West End, is a hub... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
July 27, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

GRIVA Workshop - Barbara Vines LittleGRIVA Workshop - Barbara Vines Little
July 27, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Virtual

GRIVA is gearing up for the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War with three workshops this summer focusing on colonial records. Barbara Vines Little, CG, FNGS, FUGA, FVGS, a professional genealogist, has researched, lectured, and written abo... Read More

18th Century Music18th Century Music
July 27, 2024 - June 28, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore how Americans in the 18th century were entertained at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Listen to 18th-century music that filled the Washingtons’ home and explore Music of the Revolution with Mount Vernon’s resident fifer. Learn popular... Read More

First Africans Day at Stratford HallFirst Africans Day at Stratford Hall
July 27, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Westmoreland County

Visit Stratford Hall for First Africans Day, commemorating the enslaved Africans and African Americans who built and sustained Stratford Hall and the Lee family for generations. This will be a free, full day of remembering and honoring those enslaved... Read More

Martha Washington, first-person interpreterMartha Washington, first-person interpreter
July 27, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Hanover County

Often called the "Mother of our Country", Martha Dandridge Custis Washington was extremely instrumental in her husband George's political and military career. From her youth and first marriage through the bitter cold of Valley Forge and the challenge... Read More

Read, See, DoRead, See, Do
July 29, 2024 - July 29, 2024
City of Alexandria

Mondays this summer, from 4-5 PM, Carlyle House and the Barrett Branch of Alexandria Library are teaming up for reading and fun! Read, See, Do! is great for kids ages 4-8 and their families to learn about a variety of topics, all connected to Carlyle... Read More

Beyond the Bullet Points…Teaching about the American Revolution and Its LegacyBeyond the Bullet Points…Teaching about the American Revolution and Its Legacy
July 31, 2024 - July 31, 2024
City of Richmond

With the 250th Anniversary of the American Revolution fast approaching, educators across the Commonwealth will see more emphasis on the events, individuals, and ideals of the Revolution popping up in their classrooms. However, the Virginia Standards ... Read More

Attic SALE!Attic SALE!
August 02, 2024 - August 04, 2024
City of Danville

ANNUAL ATTIC SALE Come join us at the Danville Museum for our annual Attic Sale August 2-4, where you can find unique treasures and vintage items! Danville looks forward to this very popular event featuring a huge number of items including home dec... Read More

John Paul Jones, first-person interpreterJohn Paul Jones, first-person interpreter
August 03, 2024 - August 03, 2024
Hanover County

Hear the story of how merchant John Paul Jones came to Virginia and, by befriending other Scottish Virginians, Jones became embroiled in the Revolutionary War. Learn how as a young officer, Jones quickly rose to the rank of Commodore while helping to... Read More

1781 British Occupation of Yorktown1781 British Occupation of Yorktown
August 03, 2024 - August 03, 2024
York County

The British are coming! The British are…here! Join us for exhibits and living history stations to mark the 243rd anniversary of the arrival of the British forces in Yorktown. This is a Colonial National Historical Park Service event that is held in... Read More

Purple Heart Commemoration at George WashingtonPurple Heart Commemoration at George Washington
August 03, 2024
Fairfax County

Pay tribute to the oldest military decoration in the U.S. at the home of its founder, George Washington. Join Mount Vernon and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart for the estate’s official National Purple Heart Day Commemoration C... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
August 03, 2024 - August 03, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

Military Appreciation: Purple Heart Commemoration Military Appreciation: Purple Heart Commemoration
August 03, 2024 - August 04, 2024
Fairfax County

Join Mount Vernon in paying tribute to America’s active duty, former, and retired military personnel. Visit Washington’s tomb for a special wreath-laying ceremony, hear Martha Washington talk about the role of military spouses, write letters to v... Read More

Lecture and Book Signing by Rob OrrisonLecture and Book Signing by Rob Orrison
August 03, 2024 - August 03, 2024
City of Chesapeake

Enjoy an evening at the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum with author and historian Rob Orrison for an engaging lecture and book signing on his book "All That Can Be Expected: The Battle of Camden and the British High Tide in the South, Aug... Read More

Live Through the Revolution! Summer Camp at SmithfieldLive Through the Revolution! Summer Camp at Smithfield
August 05, 2024 - August 09, 2024
Montgomery County

Experience life on the early Virginia frontier in a unique and historic environment: Historic Smithfield, one of the most important houses in American history! Campers will learn about daily life in rural Colonial America at this 18th century site by... Read More

Summer Series Part III: Born from Conflict – Virginia QuakersSummer Series Part III: Born from Conflict – Virginia Quakers
August 07, 2024 - August 07, 2024
Isle of Wight County

The Society of Friends (Quakers) were early to the Virginia Colony. Prominent Virginians like former Governor Richard Bennett converted to the movement. St Luke’s Education Coordinator John Ericson will give an overview of the Quaker movement in th... Read More

Lunch at the Library: 100 Years of Mottahedeh Design Lunch at the Library: 100 Years of Mottahedeh Design
August 07, 2024 - August 07, 2024
Fairfax County

Have lunch at the George Washington’s Presidential Library, where you’ll hear from Mottahedeh President, Wendy Kvalheim, who will discuss her new book, Splendid Settings: 100 Years of Mottahedeh Design. This beautiful new publication is for china... Read More

1774, The Year of Resolves: Preparing for War1774, The Year of Resolves: Preparing for War
August 08, 2024 - August 08, 2024
Henrico

The year 1774. 250 years ago, saw Henrico County and Virginia move quickly towards war with England. How did we go from peaceful protests to violence and threats? Within six months the Revolution was underway. Join us to learn how people in Virginia ... Read More

1774, The Year of Resolves: Preparing for War1774, The Year of Resolves: Preparing for War
August 08, 2024 - August 08, 2024
Henrico

The year 1774, 250 years ago, saw Henrico County and Virginia move quickly towards war with England. How did we go from peaceful protests to violence and threats? Within six months the Revolution was underway. Join us to learn how people in Virginia ... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
August 10, 2024 - August 10, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

Absconded from the Subscriber: Fugitive Slave AdvertisementsAbsconded from the Subscriber: Fugitive Slave Advertisements
August 10, 2024 - August 10, 2024
Henrico

Enslaved people were a significant investment and often an enslaver's most valuable asset. When the enslaved self-emancipated, enslavers frequently placed advertisements in not only their local newspaper but papers through the country, seeking to hav... Read More

Farm to Table in the 18th CenturyFarm to Table in the 18th Century
August 10, 2024 - August 11, 2024
Fairfax County

Learn about the food the Washingtons ate and how meals were prepared in the 18th century. Explore George Washington’s gardens, salt house, smokehouse, slave quarters, greenhouses, and the Mansion’s kitchen and learn about how food was grown, prep... Read More

250th Commemoration of Dunmore250th Commemoration of Dunmore
August 10, 2024 - August 11, 2024
Fauquier County

In late July and early August 1774, Royal Governor Dunmore stayed with Lord Fairfax at his Greenway Court estate in White Post to gather troops from Berkeley, Frederick, Hampshire and Dunmore Counties to join an expedition against the Shawnee to the ... Read More

Sunday Speaker Series- General Lafayette Sunday Speaker Series- General Lafayette
August 11, 2024 - August 11, 2024
Gloucester County

Internationally renowned actor-interpreter Mark Schneider, of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation presents General Lafayette! Be transported back in time to the American Revolution and meet General Lafayette, George Washington’s adopted son. He... Read More

Evening Book Talk at George WashingtonEvening Book Talk at George Washington
August 15, 2024 - August 15, 2024
Fairfax County

Debates over secrecy and transparency in politics during the eighteenth century shaped modern democracy.  At this free evening book talk, University of Notre Dame professor Katlyn Carter, author of "Democracy in Darkness: Secrecy and Transparency... Read More

36th Annual Nansemond Indian Pow Wow36th Annual Nansemond Indian Pow Wow
August 17, 2024 - August 18, 2024
City of Suffolk

Two-day Native American cultural celebration, including music, dance, food, and crafts. The pow wow is located at the end of Pembroke Lane, which runs off Godwin Boulevard (across from Oakland Elementary School) in the Chuckatuck Borough of Suffolk.... Read More

Face the Forest 5K Obstacle Course RunFace the Forest 5K Obstacle Course Run
August 17, 2024 - August 17, 2024
Bedford County

Join Poplar Forest for the 12th annual Face the Forest Obstacle Course 5K! Challenge yourself to beat the clock as you take on a 3.1-mile obstacle race through the grounds of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest plantation, encountering obstacles (and ... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
August 17, 2024 - August 17, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

Abigail Adams, First-Person ReenactmentAbigail Adams, First-Person Reenactment
August 17, 2024 - August 17, 2024
Hanover County

The wife of the second president of the United States and the mother of the sixth, Abigail Smith Adams is famous for her admonition to her husband to "remember the Ladies", and was a woman well ahead of her time. Essentially self-taught from her pres... Read More

Foods in the 18th CenturyFoods in the 18th Century
August 17, 2024 - August 18, 2024
Fairfax County

Learn about the food the Washingtons ate and how meals were prepared in the 18th century. Explore George Washington’s gardens, salt house, smokehouse, slave quarters, greenhouses, and the Mansion’s kitchen, and learn about how food was grown, pre... Read More

A Revolutionary Tea Party with Our Founding MothersA Revolutionary Tea Party with Our Founding Mothers
August 18, 2024 - August 18, 2024
Mathews County

Join Martha Washington and Abigail Adams as they “spill the tea” at the Mathews Museum, Sunday, August 18, 2024 from 2:00pm-4:00pm. "You may expect unlimited amounts of hot tea served with cream and sweeteners, accompanied by numerous types of s... Read More

Fourth Fridays on the VERANDAFourth Fridays on the VERANDA
August 23, 2024
City of Danville

Join the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History as we host Fourth Fridays on the Veranda this summer for drinks, food, art, music, and community vibes. The Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History, located within Danville’s Old West End, is a hub... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
August 24, 2024 - August 24, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

GRIVA Workshop - Brendon S. BurnsGRIVA Workshop - Brendon S. Burns
August 24, 2024 - August 24, 2024
Virtual

GRIVA is gearing up for the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War with three workshops this summer focusing on colonial records. Take your Revolutionary War era research to the next level. Expanding on GRIVA’s May lecture of Virginia source... Read More

The ParsonsThe Parsons' Cause - Prelude to Revolution
August 24, 2024 - August 24, 2024
Hanover County

One December 1, 1763, a country lawyer from Hanover stepped from obscurity into the forefront of legal and political circles in Virginia. His name was Patrick Henry. The event that shaped his destiny was the trial of The Parsons' Cause. Henry challen... Read More

Book Arts at George WashingtonBook Arts at George Washington's Mount Vernon
August 24, 2024 - August 25, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore book making during the 18th century and George Washington's own writings. Listen to Tobias Lear, Washington’s personal secretary, read from Washington’s only published book. Learn about the trades associated with book making with spec... Read More

African Landing DayAfrican Landing Day
August 24, 2024
City of Hampton

August 24 @10:00 am - 6:00 pm August 25 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 am Join the Fort Monroe Authority, National Park Service, Project 1619, and the City of Hampton for the 1619 Commemoration of the First Enslaved African Landing Ceremony on Saturday, August 2... Read More

Farm to Batteau TourFarm to Batteau Tour
August 30, 2024 - August 30, 2024
Albemarle County

Join James River Batteau Company for a collaboration with local Chef Sarah Rennie of Two Fire Table! Get ready for an open fire, family-style, farm-to-table dinner out on America's Founding River. This experience showcases the agricultural and histor... Read More

Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall Summer Saturdays at Gunston Hall
August 31, 2024 - August 31, 2024
Fairfax County

Explore history in different ways with this drop-in summer program. Each Saturday will have a host of different activities around a different theme. Savor history, dig in the dirt, and play games as we learn about the 18th century at Gunston Hall. ... Read More

Animals of Mount VernonAnimals of Mount Vernon
August 31, 2024 - September 01, 2024
Fairfax County

Learn about the animals that would have lived on the estate during Washington's life and have the unique opportunity to meet some of the animals that live at Mount Vernon today. Bring your dog along for a walking tour that explores canine life at Mou... Read More

250th Anniversary of Dunmore250th Anniversary of Dunmore's War - Southern Division
August 31, 2024 - September 01, 2024
Montgomery County

"...We according marched, we marched to the waters of New River to Drapers Meadows at Col. Billy Prestons..." Pension Application of Robert Bleakley (Blakeley) W279 Transcribed and annotated by C. Leon Harris This encampment will portray a volunt... Read More

Taste of TavernsTaste of Taverns
September 07, 2024 - September 07, 2024
City of Emporia

We are planning the Taste of Taverns event to showcase the area/taverns where soldiers stayed while waiting for others to cross from NC. The location for the event is great because it is within walking distance from those areas. We plan to include a ... Read More

 1781 Yorktown Before the Siege 1781 Yorktown Before the Siege
September 07, 2024 - September 07, 2024
York County

Take a step back in time to see what life was like in the British Camp before the arrival of the American and French forces on September 28, 1781. Yorktown’s Historic Main Street will be transformed with military drills, camp life demonstrations... Read More

243rd Battle of the Virginia Capes Commemoration243rd Battle of the Virginia Capes Commemoration
September 07, 2024 - September 07, 2024
City of Norfolk

The Norfolk Chapter of the VASSAR will be celebrating the 243rd Anniversary of the Battle of the Virginia Capes on September 7th this year. This is the first year that this event has been designated as a NSSAR national event and we are hoping that yo... Read More

George Washington Whiskey TastingGeorge Washington Whiskey Tasting
September 07, 2024 - September 28, 2024
Fairfax County

At this outdoor event, sample George Washington's whiskey and other distilled spirits made at Washington's Distillery. In 1799, George Washington's distillery produced nearly 11,000 gallons, making it one of the largest whiskey distilleries in Am... Read More

George Washington Whiskey TastingGeorge Washington Whiskey Tasting
September 07, 2024 - September 28, 2024
Fairfax County

At this outdoor event, sample George Washington's whiskey and other distilled spirits made at Washington's Distillery. In 1799, George Washington's distillery produced nearly 11,000 gallons, making it one of the largest whiskey distilleries in Am... Read More

Lord DunmoreLord Dunmore's War Weekend
September 07, 2024 - September 08, 2024
City of Staunton

Before the American Revolution began in 1775, the roar of guns and the beat of drums could already be heard beyond the Blue Ridge. 250 years ago, in 1774, western Virginia was engaged in America’s last “colonial” conflict, Lord Dunmore’s War.... Read More

Grayson County Ag & Art AdventureGrayson County Ag & Art Adventure
September 07, 2024 - September 08, 2024
Grayson County

The 3rd Annual Ag & Art Adventure through Grayson County is a two-day celebration of Grayson County's cultural heritage. Saturday, September 7th from 10-4, visitors and locals are invited on a self-guided tour of local farms, historic sites and artis... Read More

1781 Yorktown Before the Siege1781 Yorktown Before the Siege
September 08, 2024 - September 08, 2024
York County

Take a step back in time to see what life was like in the British Camp before the arrival of the American and French forces on September 28, 1781. Yorktown’s Historic Main Street will be transformed with military drills, camp life demonstrations... Read More

 Lunch at the Library: Profiles in Character Lunch at the Library: Profiles in Character
September 10, 2024 - September 10, 2024
Fairfax County

Join us for lunch and a discussion with author Jennifer London, who will discuss her new book, Profiles in Character: Sixteen Americans and the Traits that Defined Them. London’s new publication delves into individual character attributes that shap... Read More

Art Tour of Red HillArt Tour of Red Hill
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Charlotte County

Do you love art or art history? Want to get a behind-the-scenes look into Red Hill’s artifacts? Join Cody Youngblood, Director of Historic Preservation & Collections, on a walking tour of Red Hill’s vast art collection, from portraits to landscap... Read More

Roots and Reconnection: Celebrating Our StoryRoots and Reconnection: Celebrating Our Story
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Bedford County

Join Poplar Forest’s African American Advisory Group, interpretation and archaeology staff, and the Board of Directors to celebrate, recognize and remember the men, women and children of the enslaved community at Poplar Forest. The free, family-ori... Read More

Art Tour of Patrick HenryArt Tour of Patrick Henry's Red Hill
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Charlotte County

Do you love art or art history? Want to get a behind-the-scenes look into Red Hill’s artifacts? Join Cody Youngblood, Director of Historic Preservation & Collections, on a walking tour of Red Hill’s vast art collection, from portraits to landscap... Read More

Constitution Family Fun DayConstitution Family Fun Day
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
City of Chesapeake

Visit the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum for a fun family event to learn about the Constitution and what it means today. Enjoy children's crafts, activities, historical displays, and more. All activities included in museum admission.... Read More

Run to the Revolution 5KRun to the Revolution 5K
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Goochland County

The racecourse is on the beautiful Elk Hill Farm. Most of the race is offroad, but on flat level ground. This race will be a great opportunity to run on a historical farm once owned by Thomas Jefferson and where British General Cornwallis last camped... Read More

Colonial Market & Fair at George WashingtonColonial Market & Fair at George Washington's Mount Vernon
September 14, 2024 - September 15, 2024
Fairfax County

Step back in time at Colonial Market & Fair, featuring food and wares made by colonial artisans. Hear live music from the colonial era, play 18th-century games, and watch artisans demonstrate period crafting techniques. Artisans from across the natio... Read More

Roots and Reconnection: Celebrating Our StoryRoots and Reconnection: Celebrating Our Story
September 14, 2024 - September 14, 2024
Bedford County

Join Poplar Forest’s African American Advisory Group, interpretation and archaeology staff, and the Board of Directors to celebrate, recognize and remember the men, women and children of the enslaved community at Poplar Forest. The free, family-ori... Read More

Art on the Lawn 2024Art on the Lawn 2024
September 14, 2024
City of Danville

Join us at 975 Main Street, Danville, VA on September 14th for Art on the Lawn- a day filled with art, history, and fun. This year is also the Danville Museum of Fine Art and History’s 50th anniversary. To celebrate the museum’s anniversary, we w... Read More

Naturalization CeremonyNaturalization Ceremony
September 17, 2024 - September 17, 2024
Bedford County

Join Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and the Blue Ridge Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (SDAR) to witness a Naturalization Ceremony welcoming new American citizens in honor of Constitution Day, the day in 1787 ... Read More

"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech
September 17, 2024
City of Danville

The Dorothea Henry and Thomas Carter Chapters of NSDAR, along with the Pittsylvania County Historical Society are sponsoring Patrick Henry Jolly, 5th Great Grandson of our partier, Patrick Henry of Redhill Plantation in the re-enactment of the famous... Read More

"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech"Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech
September 17, 2024
Pittsylvania County

The Dorothea Henry and Thomas Carter Chapters of NSDAR, along with the Pittsylvania County Historical Society are sponsoring Patrick Henry Jolly, 5th Great Grandson of our partier, Patrick Henry of Redhill Plantation in the re-enactment of the famous... Read More

Poplar Forest Naturalization CeremonyPoplar Forest Naturalization Ceremony
September 17, 2024 - September 17, 2024
Bedford County

Join Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest to witness a Naturalization Ceremony welcoming new American citizens in honor of Constitution Day, the day in 1787 the American Constitution was signed into law. Admission to the ceremony is included with gener... Read More

Farm to BatteauFarm to Batteau
September 20, 2024 - September 20, 2024
Albemarle County

Join James River Batteau Company for a collaboration with local Chef Sarah Rennie of Two Fire Table! Get ready for an open fire, family-style, farm-to-table dinner out on America's Founding River. This experience showcases the agricultural and histor... Read More

Nottoway Indian Tribe of VA Pow WowNottoway Indian Tribe of VA Pow Wow
September 21, 2024 - September 22, 2024
Surry County

Join the Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia for the annual Pow Wow with intertribal dancing, vendors and crafts, storytelling, educational exhibits, and Native American Cooking. Master of Ceremonies - Rick Kelly Head Dancers - Adrienne Harmon & ... Read More

The American Revolution ExperienceThe American Revolution Experience
September 29, 2024 - October 26, 2024
Hanover County

This innovative pop-up exhibition includes display panels and interactive digital kiosks that use storytelling, illustration, technology and unique artifacts and primary accounts to connect modern audiences with the people and places that shaped the ... Read More

In Honor of LafayetteIn Honor of Lafayette
October 02, 2024 - October 02, 2024
City of Portsmouth

In honor of the bicentennial of Gen. Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, the stately Hill House Museum will feature beautiful period decorations including transparencies. These painted fabric panels were hung in windows and illuminated by house lights creat... Read More

Farm to BatteauFarm to Batteau
October 04, 2024 - October 04, 2024
Albemarle County

Join James River Batteau Company for a collaboration with local Chef Sarah Rennie of Two Fire Table! Get ready for an open fire, family-style, farm-to-table dinner out on America's Founding River. This experience showcases the agricultural and histor... Read More

Tribute to the Quarter Place CommunityTribute to the Quarter Place Community
October 05, 2024 - October 05, 2024
Charlotte County

Join members of the local African American community to honor the life and legacy of Red Hill’s enslaved population and their descendants at Red Hill. Festivities begin at 11:00 am. Lunch will be provided. Additional details to follow! This eve... Read More

Tavern DayTavern Day
October 05, 2024
Pittsylvania County

The Pittsylvania Historical Society commemorates Local History Month with "Tavern Day," at historic Yates Tavern. This fun, educational, and family-friendly event will feature tours of the tavern, colonial and Revolutionary War era reenactors and liv... Read More

In Honor of Lafayette with Speaker Frank WombleIn Honor of Lafayette with Speaker Frank Womble
October 05, 2024 - October 05, 2024
City of Portsmouth

In honor of the bicentennial of Gen. Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, the stately Hill House Museum will feature beautiful period decorations including transparencies. These painted fabric panels were hung in windows and illuminated by house lights creat... Read More

Archaeology Behind the Scenes ToursArchaeology Behind the Scenes Tours
October 11, 2024 - October 12, 2024
Bedford County

TOURS ARE OCTOBER 11TH AND 12TH AT 11 A.M. AND 2 P.M. EACH DAY. An amateur archaeologist known to have studied Native American material culture, Thomas Jefferson would surely be fascinated by the more than 300,000 artifacts found on the Poplar Fores... Read More

Archaeology Behind the Scenes ToursArchaeology Behind the Scenes Tours
October 11, 2024 - October 12, 2024
Bedford County

TOURS ARE OCTOBER 11TH AND 12TH AT 11 A.M. AND 2 P.M. EACH DAY. An amateur archaeologist known to have studied Native American material culture, Thomas Jefferson would surely be fascinated by the more than 300,000 artifacts found on the Poplar Fores... Read More

Starry Night with Crewe Astronomy ClubStarry Night with Crewe Astronomy Club
October 12, 2024 - October 12, 2024
Charlotte County

oin the Crewe Astronomy Club for a FREE night of star-gazing. Bring your own telescope or view the night sky through telescopes provided by CAC members and the Red Hill staff. Admission is free, but please register for the event. This event is rain o... Read More

In Honor of Lafayette with Tidewater Winds Woodwind QuartetIn Honor of Lafayette with Tidewater Winds Woodwind Quartet
October 12, 2024 - October 12, 2024
City of Portsmouth

In honor of the bicentennial of Gen. Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, the stately Hill House Museum will feature beautiful period decorations including transparencies. These painted fabric panels were hung in windows and illuminated by house lights creat... Read More

Beverley Manor DAR Chapter DedicationBeverley Manor DAR Chapter Dedication
October 12, 2024 - October 12, 2024
City of Staunton

The Beverley Manor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Staunton, VA in partnership with the Frontier Culture Museum, is celebrating the birth of our nation 250 years ago, with the planting of a black gum tree which is native to Vir... Read More

Lafayette Grand Tour 1824 – 200th AnniversaryLafayette Grand Tour 1824 – 200th Anniversary
October 18, 2024 - October 18, 2024
York County

This event marks the 200th Anniversary of Lafayette's return to America in 1824 as "guest of the Nation" in which he visited all 24 states and all surviving residents. Historian Mark Schneider will appear as Major General Lafayette. The tour is prese... Read More

Yorktown DayYorktown Day
October 19, 2024 - October 19, 2024
York County

The day begins with a wreath-laying ceremony followed by a patriotic parade down Main Street to commemorate the victory at the Siege of Yorktown in 1781. The Fifes and Drums of York Town will perform during the parade and at a special ceremony at the... Read More

Yorktown Market Days - Yorktown Victory MarketYorktown Market Days - Yorktown Victory Market
October 19, 2024 - October 19, 2024
York County

This is a specially-themed farmers market to celebrate the Victory at Yorktown. Red, white, and blue will be on full display as local artists will be selling patriotic handiwork such as glassware, paintings, and woodwork. Local vendors will be selli... Read More

Fall Harvest DinnerFall Harvest Dinner
October 19, 2024 - October 19, 2024
Bedford County

One of America’s first foodies, Thomas Jefferson had a taste for fine wines and gourmet foods. Join the president, as portrayed by actor Bill Barker, in his private retreat to raise a glass to a successful harvest season and enjoy a multicourse din... Read More

Fall Harvest Dinner Fall Harvest Dinner
October 19, 2024 - October 19, 2024
Bedford County

One of America’s first foodies, Thomas Jefferson had a taste for fine wines and gourmet foods. Join the president, as portrayed by actor Bill Barker, in his private retreat to raise a glass to a successful harvest season and enjoy a multicourse din... Read More

Bolling/Lafayette Historical Marker DedicationBolling/Lafayette Historical Marker Dedication
October 27, 2024 - October 27, 2024
Chesterfield County

Please join the Richmond SAR in dedicating a historic marker honoring the teenage girl who saved General Lafayette from capture. When British General Cornwallis quartered in16-year-old Susanna Bolling's home, she overheard him plotting to capture ... Read More

Heritage Day: Clarke Through the AgesHeritage Day: Clarke Through the Ages
November 02, 2024 - November 02, 2024
Clarke County

Bring the family for a full day of hands-on Colonial history. Over a dozen local historical organizations will be on hand to lead activities that include cider pressing, grain grinding, blacksmithing, seamstressing, basket weaving, doll making, and m... Read More

Road to VictoryRoad to Victory
November 02, 2024 - November 02, 2024
Prince William County

Come experience a full day colonial living history demonstrations and impressions all focused around the march to Yorktown in 1781. View military encampments of various colonial military regiments, civilian camp followers, African American soldiers a... Read More

Yorktown Tea Festival Yorktown Tea Festival
November 06, 2024 - November 08, 2024
York County

The goal of the Yorktown Tea Festival is to instill a sense of admiration for the history and traditions of tea and tea drinking in Virginia. The three-day event will include four lectures each day along with special tours at the participating muse... Read More

250th Yorktown Tea Party Anniversary 250th Yorktown Tea Party Anniversary
November 07, 2024 - November 10, 2024
York County

On November 7, 1774, Thomas Nelson, Jr. and his group of fellow patriots marched to the Yorktown waterfront and threw two chests of tea overboard as a show of defiance against the British. This 250th Anniversary celebration will include concerts, shi... Read More

Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival
November 09, 2024 - November 09, 2024
Bedford County

Eat, drink, shop and explore a gem of American history when the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. Join Poplar Forest in celebrating Jefferson’s legacy as the father of Virginia wine with tastings from multiple ... Read More

Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival
November 09, 2024 - November 09, 2024
Bedford County

Eat, drink, shop and explore a gem of American history when the Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. Join Poplar Forest in celebrating Jefferson’s legacy as the father of Virginia wine with tastings from multiple ... Read More

Turkey ShootsTurkey Shoots
November 11, 2024 - March 09, 2025
King William County

Join us at the Tribal Grounds from 7 pm - 11 pm on the 2nd Saturday of every month beginning November 11th, 2023 until March 9th, 2024. All proceeds benefit cultural programs sponsored by the Cultural and Environmental Restoration Steering Committee.... Read More

The Road to Yorktown, LafayetteThe Road to Yorktown, Lafayette's 1781 Campaign in Central Virginia
November 14, 2024 - November 14, 2024
Orange County

The Road to Yorktown, Lafayette's 1781 Campaign in Central Virginia. We'll look at some of the troop movements of Lafayette and Anthony Wayne as they went through Orange County along with the extended campaign leading to the Siege of Yorktown.... Read More

Holiday Open HouseHoliday Open House
December 01, 2024 - December 01, 2024
Charlotte County

The annual Christmas Open House at Red Hill will be held on Sunday, December 1, 2024 from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. The Patrick Henry Auxiliary sponsors this event and cordially invites the public to attend; admission is FREE. Guests will be treated to doc... Read More

Holiday Candlelight ToursHoliday Candlelight Tours
December 05, 2024 - December 20, 2024
Bedford County

Tours are December 5, 6, 7, 13, 19, and 20 at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Celebrate the advent of the Christmas season in Jeffersonian style at Poplar Forest. Explore the president’s cherished hideaway by candlelight on this hour-long holiday tour.... Read More

Fort Boykin Walking TourFort Boykin Walking Tour
December 07, 2024 - December 07, 2024
Isle of Wight County

Fort Boykin has been a part of American history since 1623 when a fort known as the Castle was constructed following the 1622 Indian Attack. Today, Fort Boykin constitutes an example of military architecture of the Civil War era. Join us for this fre... Read More

Daytime Holiday ToursDaytime Holiday Tours
December 14, 2024 - December 21, 2024
Bedford County

Tours are December 14, 19, and 21 at 11:00 a.m. Enjoy Poplar Forest decked out for the holidays on this special daytime tour that focuses on holiday traditions of the Jefferson time period. These hour-long, docent guided tours explore how Jefferso... Read More

Candlelight Wine DinnersCandlelight Wine Dinners
December 14, 2024 - December 21, 2024
Bedford County

Dinners are December 14th and 21st at 6:30 p.m. Step back in time to experience the magic of Christmas past at a seated holiday dinner in Thomas Jefferson’s villa. Join Mr. Jefferson, as portrayed by actor Bill Barker, to celebrate the season wi... Read More

200th Celebration of Lafayette’s Visit to Greenwood Estate and Downtown Culpeper200th Celebration of Lafayette’s Visit to Greenwood Estate and Downtown Culpeper
August 23, 2025 - August 23, 2025
Culpeper County

To commemorate the Bicentennial of Lafayette’s visit, several organizations have combined efforts for a full of events! Event details are still being formulated, so stay tuned. On Saturday morning the Military Reception will be held at Greenwood ... Read More

Lafayette Ball in Culpeper - costumes encouraged!Lafayette Ball in Culpeper - costumes encouraged!
August 23, 2025 - August 23, 2025
Culpeper County

Join the Culpeper Minute Men (host) in celebrating the bicentennial of the arrival of Our Nation’s Guest by dancing the night away on Saturday, August 23, 2025 in the historic downtown Culpeper. Meet General Lafayette, his son George Washington, C... Read More

Sail250 VirginiaSail250 Virginia
June 19, 2026 - June 23, 2026
City of Norfolk

In June 2026, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, and Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay region will welcome an international fleet of tall ships, military vessels, and character ships to commemorate the U.S.’s 250th anniversary. This milestone maritime festival - Sa... Read More

 

 

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