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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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Celebrate Freedom -- Concert & Fireworks

Venue: Chesapeake City Park Date: 07/03/2015 Location: Chesapeake

Join us July 3 for a holiday concert w/ Fireworks. Come out and celebrate our nation's birthday under the stars, featuring lively music and a ... More Info

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Independence Day Celebration at Colonial ...

Venue: Market Square North Date: 07/03/2015 Location: Williamsburg

Celebrate the anniversary of the nation's birth in Colonial Williamsburg's Revolutionary City for a vibrant and patriotic celebration. With a drama... More Info

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First Fridays at the Lynchburg Museum at the Old ...

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 07/03/2015 and additional dates Location: Lynchburg

The Museum is open the First Friday of every month from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for FREE, focusing on a variety of topics related to Lynchburg ... More Info

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History Trivia Night at the James Monroe Museum

Venue: James Monroe Museum Date: 07/03/2015 and additional dates Location: Fredericksburg
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Match wits with friends and family (or total strangers) in First Friday history trivia competitions featuring celebrity Quizzmasters. Prizes will b... More Info

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John Dooley: An Irish American Leader in Mid-19th ...

Venue: Maymont Date: 07/01/2015 - 07/04/2015 Location: Richmond

View the sole surviving green wool uniform of Richmond’s Montgomery Guard, Company C of the First Virginia Infantry, amilitia... More Info

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Architecture, the Arts & a Bit of History, Too! ...

Venue: Woodrow Wilson ... Date: 06/29/2015 - 07/03/2015 Location: Staunton

Though he only lived here a short time, Woodrow Wilson always considered Staunton home. Learn about the history of Staunton beginning with Wilson&r... More Info

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Roanoke to Lynchburg Steam Train Excursion with ...

Venue: Downtown Roanoke Date: 07/03/2015 and additional dates Location: Roanoke

Streamlined steam locomotive Norfolk & Western 611 will pull passenger excursions from Roanoke to Lynchburg and return on July 3rd, 4... More Info

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Roanoke to Radford Steam Train Excursion with N&W ...

Venue: Downtown Roanoke Date: 07/03/2015 and additional dates Location: Roanoke

Streamlined steam locomotive Norfolk & Western 611 will pull passenger excursions from Roanoke to Radford and return on July 3rd... More Info

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Independence Day Celebration-Town of Tazewell

Venue: Tazewell High School Date: 07/03/2015 Location: Tazewell

The Town of Tazewell will hold it's annual Independence Day Celebration on Friday, July 3rd. This traditional event will be held at Tazewell ... More Info

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Arts & Crafts Camp

Venue: Oatlands Historic ... Date: 07/03/2015 Location: Leesburg

June 29 - July 3 -- Arts and Crafts Camp Arts and Crafts Camp June 29-July 3 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Rising 4... More Info

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Jefferson's Virginia Summer Festival

Venue: Jefferson Heritage ... Date: 05/22/2015 - 07/04/2015 Location: Lovingston

“Jefferson’s Virginia Summer Festival,” is a six-week series of events along the JHT between Jefferson’s two homes, Charlot... More Info

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Kinobe In Concert-African Roots Music

Venue: Bedford Room at ... Date: 07/03/2015 Location: Bedford

Born near Lake Victoria in Uganda, Kinobe (Chinobay) is a gifted Ugandan multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and philanthropist known for his ... More Info

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Independence Day Celebration at the Historic Crab ...

Venue: Crab Orchard Museum Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Tazewell

Renew your revolutionary spirit as we celebrate our country’s independence on July 4th at Historic Crab Orchard Museum. Be sure to mark your ... More Info

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Independence Day Celebration at Patrick Henry's ...

Venue: Patrick Henry's Red ... Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Brookneal

Celebrate Independence Day at Patrick Henry's Red Hill, last home and burial place of Virginia's first governor. Patrick Henry visits and tells of ... More Info

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Annual Old Fashioned Fireworks Display

Venue: Carnival Grounds Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Volunteer Fireman's Carnival is held each year in conjunction with the Annual Chincoteague Pony Swim and Auction. The carnival i... More Info

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Berkeley Plantation Wreath Laying Ceremony on ...

Venue: Berkeley Plantation Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Charles City

Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berke... More Info

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An American Celebration at Mount Vernon

Venue: George Washington's ... Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon salutes our first commander in chief with a dazzling display of made-for-daytime fireworks during its annual Independence Day event! V... More Info

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Lees and Independence Family Fun Festival

Venue: Stratford Hall Date: 07/04/2015 Location: Stratford

An event for the whole family…and it’s FREE! Mixing history with family fun, this event celebrates the impact of the Lees on the draft... More Info

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