Adult Programs & Events

Memorial Day Service

Monday, May 28, 2018

Music 11:00 am, Service 11:30 am

Please join us for inspirational music and Memorial Day service. 

Sponsored by the Northern Neck Chapter, Military Officers Association of America; American Legion Post 117, Reedville; Boy Scout Troop 242 of Kilmarnock; the Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc.; and Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock.

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

Fee: No Charge

Spring Crawl 2018 - Richmond

Wednesday, May 30

7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Join Historic Christ Church & Museum volunteers for a bus trip to Richmond. Begin the morning with a walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery, America's second most visited cemetery and resting place of two U.S. Presidents (Monroe, Tyler); six Virginia governors; Jefferson Davis, J.E.B. Stuart & other Confederate leaders; Ellen Glasgow; and two Supreme Court justices. *Please note this is a two-hour walking tour.

After Hollywood journey to the First Freedom Center, built on the site where the Virginia General Assembly passed Thomas Jefferson’s landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom on January 16, 1786. Exhibitions trace the history of religious liberty in Virginia from European traditions to the present. A 27-foot limestone monument stands outside. 

Following lunch at Liberty Public House in Church Hill, stroll down to historic St. John's for a private reenactment of Patrick Henry’s famous speech there at the Second Virginia Convention on March 23, 1775. If you have not seen this before you are in for a real treat with this powerful, moving performance of one of the great events in Virginia history. We will also get the chance to see St. John’s original and recently restored sounding board--it's incredible!

Tickets include admissions, bus, lunch and breakfast treats on ride up with wine/cheese on ride home. Payment is non-refundable due to need to reserve bus.

Fee: $75.00. Purchase tickets at christchurch1735.ticketleap.com.

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Cobbs Hall Chapter

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 

4:30 - 5:30 pm

Join us for a patriotic celebration and reading of the Declaration of Independence and Virginia Declaration of Rights inside the 1735 Christ Church, a National Historic Landmark. 

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

Fee: No Charge

5th Annual Raise the Roof Craft Beer Fest

Saturday, July 14, 2018 

1:00 - 6:00 pm

Join us Saturday, July 14, from 1:00-6:00 pm, as we “Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 5th Annual Craft Beer Fest in Weems, Virginia. 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 and 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. Additional beverage and meal tickets may be purchased at the event. Soft drinks and water provided. Please bring your photo ID, lawn chairs or blankets. No pets or coolers. Rain or shine event. Proceeds benefit preservation and education programs at Historic Christ Church & Museum, a National Historic Landmark.

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

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

Family Fun Ice Cream Social

Saturday, August 4, 2018

11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Enjoy tasty ice cream treats and lemonade while exploring colonial history, games and crafts. Families and children of all ages invited.

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

Fee: No Charge

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