Family Programs & Events

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.

Family Fun Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 5, 2017

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy tasty ice cream treats and lemonade while exploring colonial history, games and crafts. Activities include writing with quill pens, making whirligigs and ball and cup toys, bowling with nine pins, dressing in colonial clothing and excavating “shoebox” archaeological sites. Tours of the 1735 church will be available, and the museum also features several hands-on areas for children. Families and children of all ages invited.

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

Cost: No charge

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

Last Day of the Official Visitor Season

Thursday, November 30, 2017

10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Last day to visit Christ Church, the museum and gift shop in 2016. Foundation offices are open year-round from Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, December 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. Research library access and special group tours are available by appointment.

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

Cost: $5.00 per person

"The Holly & The Ivy": A Traditional Carol Sing  

Monday, December 4, 2017

3:30 pm

Celebrate the season at Historic Christ Church & Museum with traditional songs, carols, and music. Join in this seasonal songfest in the beautifully "greened" church. Featuring members of The Chesapeake Chorale and the Christchurch School Cantorion. Dress warmly. Refreshments follow in The Bayne Center.

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

Cost: Two (2) non-perishable items per person for the Northern Neck Food Bank

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