Adult Programs & Events

Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 29, 2017

Music 11:00 am, Service 11:30 am

Please join us for inspirational music and Memorial Day service.

Sponsored by:
Northern Neck Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
American Legion Post 117, Reedville, VA
Boy Scout Troop 242 of Kilmarnock, VA
Lancaster High School Junior ROTC
Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc.
Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock, VA

Location: Christ Church at Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, VA 22576

Cost: No charge

Summer Crawl to Monticello and UVA Special Collections

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

7:00 am - 7:30 pm

Join HCC&M volunteers for this special trip to Charlottesville. See original Carter family diaries, letters and other papers in a private tour of Special Collections at the University of Virginia. Explore a fascinating exhibition on the Declaration of Independence at UVA’s Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library. At Monticello enjoy a tour of the house and grounds and a special garden tour with Peter Hatch, the celebrated author and professional gardener who served as Monticello’s Director of Gardens and Grounds for 35 years. Purchase tickets at christchurch1735.ticketleap.com or at the Foundation office.

Cost: $65.00

Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, July 15, 2017 

1:00 - 6:00 pm

Join us as we “Raise the Roof.” Enjoy 12 Craft Beers, delicious BBQ (or vegetarian fare), homemade ice cream, and live music by Good Shot Judy and Bobby “Blackhat” Walters. Your ticket includes a souvenir pint glass & five craft beer tasting tickets, one serving of BBQ (or veggie fare) with fixings from Willaby’s, homemade ice cream and awesome music all at one of Virginia’s most historic sites. You may also use your tasting tickets for wine from Ingleside Winery. Additional beverage and meal tickets may be purchased at the event. Soft drinks & water provided. Please bring your photo ID and your own lawn chairs or blankets. No pets or coolers. Rain or Shine Event. Funds benefit preservation and education programs at Historic Christ Church (1735), a National Historic Landmark.

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, VA 22576

Cost: $45 per adult; $15 under 21.
Purchase tickets at christchurch1735.ticketleap.com or at the Foundation office.

Flora of Virginia Exhibition

Monday, August 7 - Saturday, September 16, 2017 

10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday-Saturday; 1:00 – 4:00 pm Sundays

This special traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia highlights Virginia plants from European contact through the present, the representation of plants in science and art, and the history of botanical exploration in Virginia. On display in the Bayne Center. 

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, VA 22576

Cost: No charge

Commemoration of Robert Carter III’s 1791 Deed of Emancipation and the Lives of Those Set Free

Saturday, September 9, 2017

11:00 am

Details to come.

Location: First Baptist Church, 3585 Courthouse Rd., Heathsville, VA 22473

Cost: Donations Accepted

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