Adult Programs & Events

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

With the Daughters of the American Revolution (Cobbs Hall Chapter) and Sons of the American Revolution (Richard Henry Lee Chapter).
Join us for a patriotic celebration and reading of the Declaration of Independence inside Historic Christ Church.

6th Annual “Raise the Roof” Craft Beer Fest

July 13

1:00 – 6:00 p.m.

$55.00 per adult; $20 under 21.

Craft Beers, Wine, BBQ with fixings or veggie fare, Homemade Ice Cream and Live Music at one of Virginia’s most historic sites.

Join us Saturday, July 13th from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. as we “Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 6th-Annual Craft Beer Fest in Weems, Virginia. Enjoy an array of 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 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. 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 of Historic Christ Church (1735), a National Historic Landmark.

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Wren Masters – “Jamestown 1619: Music from the New World and the Old”

September 28

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.


The Wren Masters, a Baroque quartet from Williamsburg, take the audience on an interactive journey of discovery with the story of the English landing at Jamestown using music and eyewitness accounts from the time. Music from Elizabethan and Jacobean England alternates with early 17th-century music from the European continent. Don’t miss this special performance inside the superb acoustical setting of 1735 Christ Church, a National Historic Landmark. Intermission with libations.

Funding provided by the Robert S. and Martha S. Scheu Fund of the River Counties Community Foundation, the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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“Forgotten Heroines: Virginia’s First Women and Children” with Connie Lapallo

October 13

2:00 p.m.

Award-winning author Connie LaPallo transports us to 1609 and the journey of Joan Peirce and her daughter, who survive a hurricane at sea and Jamestown’s Starving Time to make a new life in the fledgling Virginia colony. Based on a true story, Lapallo reveals the courage these daunting women show in the face of disease, martial law and other hardships at Jamestown.

Lapallo's presentation is the third in HCC&M's 2019 Sunday Speaker Series The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America. Wine & cheese reception with speaker follows each presentation. Tickets are $30.00 for each presentation or $100.00 for the series. Tickets do not include any book purchases. Purchase tickets here: Lapallo – Forgotten Heroines: Virginia’s First Women and Children or for full series The Bones of Our Past.

Fall Crawl 2019: Historic Hampton

October 16

Get on the bus for this exciting tour of historic Hampton. Stops include the Hampton History Museum, St. John’s Church and Fort Monroe, site of the Casement Museum, Old Point Comfort Lighthouse and the historic marker commemorating the arrival of the first Africans to Virginia.

Details will be posted soon!

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