Family Programs & Events

Spring Opening of Historic Christ Church & Museum

April 5

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Welcome back to a new season for HIstoric Christ Church & Museum! 

Our April hours will be as follows:
Friday & Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During our open hours, you can enjoy a guided tour of the Church; visit our Museum, which features some exciting new exhibits in 2019; and our Gift Shop, which is packed with new exciting gifts for the entire family!

Kirking of the Tartans Service

April 28

12:30 p.m.

Traditional Scottish blessing & celebration. Full tartan/Scottish church service. Bagpipes, drums, & marching parade with the Kilmarnock District & Pipe Band and the St. Andrew’s Society of Williamsburg.

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: The Evermore String Quartet with Andrew McEvoy, Classical Guitar

May 18

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $35.00

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of The Evermore String Quartet with Andrew McEvoy, Classical Guitar, performing works by Haydn, Dvorak, Castelnuovo-Tedesco and more inside the superb acoustical setting of 1735 Christ Church, a National Historic Landmark. Intermission with libations.

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Funding provided by the Robert S. and Martha S. Scheu Fund of the River Counties Community Foundation.

Memorial Day Service

May 27

Music – 11:00 a.m. Service – 11:30 a.m. 

Sponsored by the Northern Neck Chapter, Military Officers Association of America; the Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc.; and Grace Episcopal Church, Kilmarnock.

1619 Traveling Exhibitions at Historic Christ Church & Museum

July 2 – July 23

1619: Arrival of the First Africans
Explore the legacies of the first Africans who came to Virginia in 1619, from their lives before capture in Angola to the grueling transatlantic journey that brought them to North America and the world they made in a new land. Courtesy of the Hampton History Museum.

The Great Charter and the General Assembly: Founding a Legacy in 1619
Explores the origins of Virginia’s General Assembly in the Great Charter of 1618, which abolished martial law, allowed private ownership of property, and authorized the governor to summon the colony’s first General Assembly. Sponsored by American Evolution 2019, this exhibition traces Virginia’s legacy of representative government in the establishment of the United States.

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