Family 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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Family Fun Ice Cream Social

August 3

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Family fun with tasty ice cream treats and lemonade in a historic setting. Colonial games and crafts. Hands-on activities. Children of all ages welcome.

Hands-On History Camp at Historic Christ Church & Museum

August 6-8

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Cost: $50.00

Step back in time with this exciting program in colonial Virginia history: brickmaking, quill pen writing, grave rubbings, archaeology, colonial games, candle making, 18th-century dancing, basket weaving, portrait making, colonial clothing and more.

Lunch on your own Days 1-2; Pizza Party on Day 3. Water and light snacks provided each day. Ages 7-12. All participants must pre-register. Space is limited. For more information, contact HCC&M Director of Programs & Communications Robert Teagle at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 804.438.2443.

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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