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Kayak Building and Coastal Ecology on the ...

Venue: The Marine Science ... Date: 09/28/2014 - 10/05/2014 Location: Wallops Island

Building a skin-on-frame kayak will mean more to you than you could ever envision. You get a boat you can be proud of, a kayak you will love, and ... More Info

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Historic Polegreen Church

Homeschool Day at Historic Polegreen Church

Venue: Historic Polegreen ... Date: 10/01/2014 Location: Mechanicsville
Historic Polegreen Church

Polegreen hosts its third annual Homeschool Day.  This free educational offering, geared towards students elementary through high school ... More Info

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Basket Making Workshop  in Shenandoah National Park

Basket Making Workshop in Shenandoah National ...

Venue: Big Meadows Lodge ... Date: 10/02/2014 and additional dates Location: Luray
Basket Making Workshop  in Shenandoah National Park

Local basket artisan Clyde Jenkins shares his talent of basket making with park visitors every season. Clyde teaches workshop participants ... More Info

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History Museum of Western Virginia Lunchbox ...

Venue: History Museum of ... Date: 10/02/2014 and additional dates Location: Roanoke

The History Museum of Western Virginia presents our Lunchbox Lecture Series.  These lectures are set up in a way that allows for a more ... More Info

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Emerging Artists (Ages 7-12)

Venue: portsmouth art & ... Date: 10/02/2014 and additional dates Location: Portsmouth

Students create masterpieces through an introduction to art history and artist technique. Projects reflect lessons ranging from prehistoric cave ... More Info

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Ford Evening Book Talks

Venue: George Washington's ... Date: 10/02/2014 Location: Mount Vernon

The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington invites you to join us for our monthly Ford Evening Book Talk, which ... More Info

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Fan Styles, the Free ...

Venue: Virginia Center for ... Date: 10/02/2014 Location: Richmond

In this first lecture of the Hidden in Plain Sight series, Dr. Charles Brownell and Ray Bonis celebrate adventuresome nineteenth-century ... More Info

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Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

Venue: George Washington's ... Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014 Location: Mount Vernon

Enjoy live blues and spectacular views of the Potomac River while sampling wine from 16 Virginia wineries. Visitors learn about the successes and ... More Info

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Rhythms on the Riverwalk

Rhythms on the Riverwalk Concert Series

Venue: Riverwalk Landing Date: 10/03/2014 Location: Yorktown
Rhythms on the Riverwalk

"Rhythms on the Riverwalk" Concert Series, 6:30 to 8:30 pm. We've stepped things up a bit, literally! This year's concert series features three ... More Info

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Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit

Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit

Venue: Village of Waterford Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014 Location: Waterford
Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit

The historic village of Waterford opens its doors for the Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 3 through ... More Info

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Edgar Allan Poe Haunted Homecoming Tour

Edgar Allan Poe Haunted Homecoming Tour

Venue: Shockoe Hill ... Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014 and additional dates Location: Richmond
Edgar Allan Poe Haunted Homecoming Tour

A dramatic nighttime tour of Shockoe Hill Cemetery, based on the many loved ones of Edgar Allan Poe who are buried there.  The tour is led by ... More Info

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Harvest Fest Gala

Venue: Aberdeen Gardens Date: 10/03/2014 Location: Hampton

Presented by the Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens, this event features a silent auction, fashion show, and vendors.

 

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Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam

Venue: Willis Gap ... Date: 10/03/2014 and additional dates Location: Ararat

Willis Gap Community Center holds an OPEN JAM  session every Friday night  7:00 pm until 10:00 pm!  

Just minutes ... More Info

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Civil War walking tour of Old Town Winchester

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Old Town ...

Venue: Old Town Winchester Date: 10/03/2014 and 10/10/2014 Location: Winchester
Civil War walking tour of Old Town Winchester

Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Old Town Winchester Experience the Civil War as a civilian in Old Town Winchester! Learn about the citizens and ... More Info

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Waterford Fair

Venue: The Waterford ... Date: 10/03/2014 - 10/05/2014 and 10/02/2015 - 10/04/2015 Location: Waterford

The Tour Houses have been selected, entertainment lined up, food purveyors chosen, and artisans’ locations put on the map. Get ready for the ... More Info

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Bush Mill Days

Venue: Bush Mill Date: 10/04/2014 Location: Nickelsville

Come and visit the recently-restored Bush Mill and pick up a bag or two of fresh ground corn meal.  In addition, the Nickelsville Ruritan ... More Info

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James River Plantation Progressive Ghost and ...

Venue: Piney Grove at ... Date: 10/04/2014 and additional dates Location: Williamsburg

In Williamsburg's James River Plantation Country you will experience spirited tale telling with ghost "Tours-by-the-Owners" while visiting Piney ... More Info

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Civil War Encampment & Reenactment -  Annual

Civil War Encampment & Reenactment - Annual

Venue: Laurel Hill Date: 10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014 Location: Ararat
Civil War Encampment & Reenactment -  Annual

Living history at Laurel Hill, the birthplace of Major General J.E.B. Stuart, near Ararat, Virginia. Don't miss one of the highest-quality ... More Info

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