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Whale and Birds

Winter's Majesty

Just off the shores of Virginia Beach spectacular wildlife emerges each winter. From humpback and fin whale sightings to beautiful waterfowl like the northern gannet, the life along the coast is active and majestic. Read more...

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Colonial Williamsburg

Sights and Sounds of the 18th Century

Experience life as it was in our nation's yesterdays. Explore original buildings, homes, and shops reconstructed on 301 acres. Read more...

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Follow the Drinking Gourd at the Virginia Living Museum

Follow the Drinking Gourd at the Virginia Living ...

Venue: Virginia Living ... Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Newport News
Follow the Drinking Gourd at the Virginia Living Museum

Celebrate Black History Month with this timeless classic program at the Virginia Living Museum about how slaves in the southern United States used ... More Info

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"From Africa to Virginia" Theme Month at ...

Venue: Jamestown ... Date: 02/01/2015 - 02/28/2015 Location: Williamsburg

February is “From Africa to Virginia” month at Jamestown Settlement and Yorktown Victory Center history museums. Galle... More Info

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Liberia

Basement to Attic Tours of Liberia Plantation

Venue: Manassas Museum's ... Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Manassas
Liberia

Learn about the diverse people who inhabited Liberia during Black History Month tours.... More Info

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Lucasville School Open Weekends

Venue: Prince William ... Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Manassas

Visit a reconstructed 19th century school used by the community of Lucasville. Learn surprising facts of African American history in Prince William... More Info

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National African American Read-In + Family Day at ...

Venue: Piedmont Arts Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Martinsville

Join Piedmont Arts for a celebration of African American authors as the museum participates in the Twenty-Sixth National African American Read-In, ... More Info

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Linden Vineyards Winemaker Dinner at Marriott ...

Venue: Marriott Ranch Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Hume

Enjoy a five course gourmet meal paired with select wines from Linden Vineyards. Jim Law, Winemaker will be on hand to discuss wine pairings and th... More Info

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Slavery & Archaeology at Stratford

Venue: Stratford Hall Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Stratford

Enslaved African Americans comprised over 90% of the population at Stratford Hall Plantation during the 18th and 19th centuries. Surprisingly, we k... More Info

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A Raisin in the Sun - Drama

Venue: TheatreWorks Date: 02/26/2015 - 02/28/2015 Location: Martinsville

Set on Chicago's South Side, the plot revolves around the divergent dreams and conflicts within three generations ofthe Younger family: son W... More Info

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African American Pioneers in Aviation Family Day

Venue: Smithsonian's ... Date: 02/28/2015 Location: Chantilly

Each February, the Museum celebrates the significant contributions African Americans have made to flight and space exploration despite the overwhel... More Info

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Kid Curators Family Program

Venue: Maier Museum of Art Date: 03/01/2015 Location: Lynchburg

The Maier Museum’s current exhibition Crowdsourced from the Permanent Collection, illustrates a popular style of “curating&rdq... More Info

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Liberty Lecture Series: Friends and Rivals

Venue: Gunston Hall Date: 03/01/2015 and 03/08/2015 Location: Mason Neck

Join guest lecturers in exploring the friendships and rivalries of early American public figures. Lectures begin at 3:00 pm, with a reception at 2:... More Info

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Remember the Ladies

Venue: Colonial ... Date: 03/01/2015 and additional dates Location: Williamsburg

In 1776, the wife of a delegate to the Grand Congress urged him to “Remember the Ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ... More Info

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Mecklenburg County 250th Anniversary Celebration

Venue: Boyd Tavern Date: 03/01/2015 Location: Boydton

Come celebrate the actual 250th anniversary of Mecklenburg County at the county seat, Boydton! Sunday, March 1st, 201512pm - 5pm ... More Info

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Winter Lecture Series

Venue: Frontier Culture ... Date: 03/03/2015 and 03/10/2015 Location: Staunton

Living on the Edge: The Frontier Remembered in Early American Fiction All 4 lectures in this year's series will begin at 7... More Info

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on the Saunders-Monticello Trail

Bird Walk for Beginners

Venue: Monticello Trail ... Date: 03/05/2015 Location: Charlottesville
on the Saunders-Monticello Trail

Learn the basics of bird identification and binocular technique with Jerry Therrien as you explore the bird habitats at Secluded Farm. We recommend... More Info

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Cabin Fever Speaker Series

Venue: Long Branch ... Date: 03/05/2015 and additional dates Location: Millwood

Long Branch Plantation is excited to announce its 2015 Cabin Fever Speaker Series on Thursday evenings in March. Check out the events page of our w... More Info

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Virginia Military Institute Cadet Dress Parade

Virginia Military Institute Cadet Dress Parade

Venue: Virginia Military ... Date: 03/06/2015 and additional dates Location: Lexington
Virginia Military Institute Cadet Dress Parade

Witness the drama of the Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets as they take to the VMI Parade Ground for their Friday afternoon ritual - the ... More Info

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VMI Cadet Parade

Venue: Virginia Military ... Date: 03/06/2015 and additional dates Location: Lexington

The Virginia Military Institute Corps of Cadets marches through Jackson Arch onto the Parade Ground in full dress uniform to the sound of fife... More Info

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