Family Programs & Events

2018 Visitor Season Opens

Sunday, April 1, 2018

1:00 - 4:00 pm

Please join us for guided tours of the 1735 Christ Church. Stroll through the Carter Reception Center and museum. Enjoy the exhibitions. Browse the museum gift shop and find unique gifts for someone special or just for you! Many items in the gift shop are made by local artisans or in Virginia.

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

Fee: $5 per person

Northern Neck History Fair

Friday, April 13 - Sunday, May 13, 2018 

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

Exhibits on colonial Virginia history by area elementary students on display in the Bayne Center at Historic Christ Church & Museum (April 13 - April 29) and the Lancaster Community Library (April 30 - May 13). Sponsored by the Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Chesapeake Bank, Connemara Corporation and Virginia Commonwealth Bank.

Location: April 13 - April 29 at Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576; April 30 - May 13 at Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock, Virginia 22482

Fee: No Charge

Kirking of the Tartan

Sunday, April 29, 2018 

12:30 pm

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

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

Fee: No Charge

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: Virginia Symphony Orchestra Quartet

Saturday, May 19, 2018

4:00 - 6:00 pm

Enjoy the beautiful sounds of a string quartet from the Virginia Symphony Orchestra performing classical music inside the superb acoustical setting of 1735 Christ Church, a National Historic Landmark. Intermission with libations.  

Purchase tickets at christchurch1735.ticketleap.com.

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

Fee: $25.00

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

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