Staunton is the perfect place for children and adults to learn since all attractions have an educational focus. The Frontier Culture Museum features historic farmsteads that interpret the lifestyles of the early settlers to the Shenandoah Valley. SunSpots offers free glassblowing demonstrations. Have lunch at one of downtown Staunton’s many fine restaurants which cater to groups, before visiting the R.R. Smith Center for History & Art for local history and changing art exhibits. Tour the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and learn about life in Staunton just prior to the Civil War. Explore Staunton’s remarkable collection of historic buildings before dinner at one of downtown Staunton’s fine restaurants. Then finish the day with a lively and educational production at The American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse.