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Virginia's historic homes (and a few private ones) open their doors to you this holiday season. Take a tour! Read more...

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Gari Melchers Home and Studio Woodland Hikes

Venue: Gari Melchers Home ... Date: 11/29/2015 and 12/27/2015 Location: Fredericksburg

Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont will offer free guided nature hikes every last Sunday of the month. Tours will start outside the Muse... More Info

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Berkeley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Venue: Berkeley Plantation Date: 09/01/2015 - 11/30/2015 Location: Charles City

Berkeley Plantation offers activities for the entire family. Explore the colorful autumn gardens and grounds, river shore, museum, artifacts,... More Info

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Monticello Holiday Open House

Venue: Monticello Main ... Date: 11/29/2015 Location: Charlottesville

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at Monticello’s FREE Third Annual Holiday Open House. Be among the first to see Monticello deco... More Info

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RevQuest: The King's Advance

Venue: Colonial ... Date: 03/23/2015 - 11/29/2015 Location: Williamsburg

See the Revolutionary City through the eyes of an undercover agent. Side streets are now secret meeting spots, shop signs reveal hidden messages, a... More Info

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Annual Model Railroad Show

Venue: Science Museum of ... Date: 11/29/2015 Location: Richmond

Become a conductor at the 38th Annual Model Railroad Show! Featuring all the bells and whistles, guests will enjoy unique and traditional model tra... More Info

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Downtown Historic Suffolk

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

Venue: Suffolk Visitor ... Date: 11/30/2015 and additional dates Location: Suffolk
Downtown Historic Suffolk

Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century, when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemon... More Info

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Lecture Series “From Walpurgisnacht to ...

Venue: Maier Museum of Art ... Date: 11/30/2015 - 12/03/2015 Location: Lynchburg

This series is presented by Colonel William A. McIntosh, an independent scholar living in Lynchburg, Virginia. He served 20 of his 26 years in the ... More Info

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History Happy Hour- The Bohemian Brigade: Combat ...

Venue: Capital Ale House- ... Date: 12/01/2015 Location: Richmond

During the American Civil War, before cell phones, satellites, and the internet made it possible to witness scenes of combat anywhere in the world,... More Info

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Long Branch Plantation Book Club Meetings

Venue: Long Branch ... Date: 12/01/2015 Location: Millwood

Long Branch Book Club – New members are always welcome! Free to join! Includes: Popular Titles, Classic Works, Non-Fiction, & His... More Info

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The Bi-State League: Fieldale

Venue: Bassett Historical ... Date: 12/01/2015 Location: Bassett

On Tuesday, December 1st, Roscoe Reynolds returns to the Bassett Historical Center for yet another Bi-State League program. This program will be on... More Info

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Banner Lecture, "The Cherokee Diaspora: A History ...

Venue: Virginia Historical ... Date: 12/03/2015 Location: Richmond

According to the U.S. Census, almost one million Americans self-identify as Cherokees. Wherever one travels in the United States, someone is likely... More Info

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Mount Vernon by Candlelight

Venue: Mount Vernon Estate ... Date: 12/04/2015 - 12/05/2015 and 12/20/2015 Location: Mount Vernon

This holiday season, experience Mount Vernon in the soft glow of candlelight! Come join the estate for candlelit character-guided ... More Info

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A holiday tour of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest by candlelight.

Holiday Candlelight Tours at Poplar Forest

Venue: Thomas Jefferson's ... Date: 12/04/2015 and additional dates Location: Forest
A holiday tour of Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest by candlelight.

Holiday Candlelight Tours Fridays and Saturdays, December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19, 5:30 p.m. each night Ring in th... More Info

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"A Monroe Christmas" Holiday Open House

Venue: James Monroe Museum Date: 12/04/2015 Location: Fredericksburg

Join us at the James Monroe Museum for holiday punch and cookies and to see the special exhibit "A Monroe Christmas," which shows how the holidays ... More Info

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Christmas in the Manse

Venue: Woodrow Wilson ... Date: 12/04/2015 and 01/02/2016 Location: Staunton

Decorations, particularly for a Presbyterian minister’s home like that of the Reverend and Mrs. Wilson, tended to be minimal. Simple ga... More Info

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

Venue: Lynchburg Museum at ... Date: 12/04/2015 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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Crab Orchard Frontier Christmas

Venue: Crab Orchard Museum Date: 12/04/2015 Location: Tazewell

Frontier Christmas is an annual event held at Historic Crab Orchard Museum. There will be live music in the cabins, apple cider and homemade ... More Info

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Annual Campagna Center Scottish Christmas Walk ...

Venue: Old Town Alexandria Date: 12/04/2015 - 12/06/2015 Location: Alexandria

Don’t miss Old Town Alexandria’s most spectacular holiday weekend. In 1749, the City of Alexandria was officially established by three ... More Info

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