Our Mother’s Day Tea program theme is Hoop it up, with period clothing presentation and costuming. Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. Tentative date and time are listed below.
The Park hosts several themed tea events throughout the year and this one offers the same tasty tea and treats with a program highlighting holiday traditions. Park staff attired in antebellum clothing will explore the origins and stories behind traditional holiday decorations such as bells, candles, candy canes, garland, stockings, wreaths and more. Discover the origins… Read more »
This Halloween have a hauntingly good time while enjoying great tea and treats. Learn about the historical importance of 19th century Victorian mourning traditions, and mourning attire while enjoying fall themed refreshments. Hear about some of the many terrifying urban legends from the Victorian era. Many of these legends were loosely based in fact and then… Read more »
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day over the entire weekend with us. The Buzz’n & Weav’n event pays homage to beekeepers whose labors insure that we have bees to pollinate crops while also exploring the art of hand spinning natural fibers from animals over the centuries. Programs will include a bee petting zoo by Rockwood… Read more »
Feeding Body & Soul programs will include several 30-minute cooking demonstrations at both the Tudor Hall Plantation and the Military Encampment areas. These programs will occur multiple times daily, so that visitors will have several opportunities to view them regardless of when they arrive. Staff in period attire at Tudor Hall will demonstrate open hearth… Read more »
Dr. Peter S. Carmichael will speak at a special luncheon during the Park’s Breakthrough Battle Anniversary Weekend on March 30th at noon. Carmichael will discuss his latest book and share some of his research on the Petersburg Campaign. Attendees will have an opportunity to read and raise questions about some of the sources he utilized… Read more »