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Blackbeard Pirate Festival

Venue: Downtown Hampton Date: 05/29/2015 and additional dates Location: Hampton

This raucous festival was first held during OpSail 2000 to celebrate Hampton's maritime heritage and relationship with the notorious menace, Blackb... More Info

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Sheep-Shearing

Sheep-Shearing

Venue: Mount Vernon Estate ... Date: 05/29/2015 - 05/31/2015 Location: Mount Vernon
Sheep-Shearing

During the month of May, Mount Vernon's sheep receive a haircut Friday through Sunday! Visit the George Washington: Pioneer Farmer site, from 10:00... More Info

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Willis Gap Community Center Open Jam

Venue: Willis Gap ... Date: 05/29/2015 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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Prince William County after the War

Venue: Brentsville ... Date: 05/29/2015 Location: Bristow

With the last Confederate armies surrendering in June 1865, the American Civil War was finally over and rebuilding could begin. Like other lo... More Info

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Culinary historian Michael W. Twitty demonstrates Colonial hearth cooking.

Cooking in the Enslaved Community: A Michael W. ...

Venue: Thomas Jefferson's ... Date: 05/29/2015 and 05/30/2015 Location: Forest
Culinary historian Michael W. Twitty demonstrates Colonial hearth cooking.

Cooking in the Enslaved Community: A Michael W. Twitty Foodways Event at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest May 29 & ... More Info

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Celebrating Hometown Heroes

Venue: Town of ... Date: 05/29/2015 and additional dates Location: Kilmarnock

Kilmarnock's "Celebrating Hometown Heroes" honors military veterans from WWI to Desert Storm with banners throughout its ... More Info

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Le Hotclub Gypsy Jazz Concert

Venue: Bedford Room at ... Date: 05/29/2015 Location: Bedford

“If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to absorb the kinetic and musically adventurous world of the pre-WWII Parisian jazz scen... More Info

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Veterans Memorial Day

Venue: Franklin County ... Date: 05/30/2015 Location: Rocky Mount

Meet on the Franklin County Courthouse green to honor local casualities of all wars & military operations. Emphasis on the War Between the Stat... More Info

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Chippokes Plantation State Park sawmill.

Steam and Gas Engine Show

Venue: Chippokes ... Date: 05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015 Location: Surry
Chippokes Plantation State Park sawmill.

Think your tractor can make it in the "world's heaviest motorsport"? If you're up for a challenge, come to the tractor pull at the 25th Annual Stea... More Info

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Get outside and explore at Glen Alton

Music Jamboree and Dance at Glen Alton

Venue: Glen Alton Farm Date: 05/30/2015 and 10/10/2015 Location: Pembroke
Get outside and explore at Glen Alton

Heritage music and old time dance -- family fun at beautiful Glen Alton Farm in the Jefferson National Forest. Come out and celebrate with ol... More Info

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Attics and Alleys Tour

Venue: Gadsby's Tavern ... Date: 05/30/2015 Location: Alexandria

In honor of National Preservation Month, find out what mysteries lie behind the doors of Alexandria's historic sites! Attics and Alleys i... More Info

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Historic Preservation Symposium

Venue: Bacon's Castle Date: 05/30/2015 Location: Surry

In celebration of historic preservation month, it is only fitting to hold this symposium to honor our 350-year-old success story, Bacon’s Cas... More Info

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“The Paradise Springs Winery Experience” ...

Venue: Paradise Springs ... Date: 05/30/2015 and additional dates Location: Clifton

Join us on our signature experience tour and tasting with a first hand look at how wine is made at Paradise Springs. The tour will take you through... More Info

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Living History CSA Encampment

Venue: Franklin County ... Date: 05/30/2015 - 05/31/2015 Location: Rocky Mount

Meet 57th VA Infantry Co. B, Longstreet's Corps, Army of Northern VA re-enactors (from New York). Visit their camp and talk with them on... More Info

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Smithsonian Tech Quest: Eye in the Sky

Smithsonian TechQuest Game: Eye in the Sky

Venue: National Air and ... Date: 05/30/2015 and additional dates Location: Chantilly
Smithsonian Tech Quest: Eye in the Sky

It is the height of the Cold War, and tensions are escalating between the world's superpowers. An American aircraft carrying sensitive cargo has di... More Info

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Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants Open ...

Venue: Tufton Farm Date: 05/30/2015 and 10/17/2015 Location: Charlottesville

Learn to care for Thomas Jefferson’s favored fruits including figs, apples, raspberries, and other unique edibles with local nurseryman Micha... More Info

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Wine and Roses at Monticello

Venue: Thomas Jefferson ... Date: 05/30/2015 Location: Charlottesville

Savor the sights and scents of antique roses in peak bloom and taste local wines in the garden. Enjoy guided garden tours and ask our knowledgeable... More Info

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Annual Strawberry Festival

Venue: Oatlands Historic ... Date: 05/30/2015 Location: Leesburg

Oatlands and Wegmeyer Farms has planted Oatlands fields with strawberries! Come to Oatlands first annual Strawberry Festival this Spring... More Info

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