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Festivals, Concerts, Plays & Art

Little Red Hen at Swift Creek Mill

April 3, 2017 - May 5, 2017

Children will find out about how a farm works as Little Red Hen tries to get her barnyard friends to help her and they will learn the lessons of work and reward.

High Tea at Centre Hill Mansion

April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

A wonderful opportunity to see the Mercy Street sets and costumes while you have tea in what is in Mercy Street the Green family home, beautiful, historic Centre Hill.

MALTDOWN in Old Towne for Cinco de Mayo!

May 5, 2017
6:00pm - May 5, 2017 9:00pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on River Street in Old Towne for First Friday MALTDOWNS around Union Train Station.

Rugged Maniac 5K Obstacle Race & Mud Run

May 6, 2017
9:45am - May 6, 2017 4:45pm

It is 25 epic obstacles, 3 fun miles, and 1 rockin’ party – a day-long festival.

611 Steam Locomotive Returns to Petersburg

May 6, 2017 - May 7, 2017
from 12:30pm - 3:30pm

This amazing steam locomotive will pull the Cavalier from Lynchburg to Petersburg on each day.

Spring Run Vineyards Spring Wine Tasting

May 6, 2017
1:00pm - May 6, 2017 5:00pm

Quill Theatre Group to Perform at Battersea

May 6, 2017
4:00pm - May 6, 2017 5:30pm

The Quill Theatre Group will be presenting “theatre rooted in the genius of Shakespeare”.

Flashback at the Sounds of Summer at Weston Plantation

May 7, 2017
5:00pm - May 7, 2017 6:30pm

Flashback kicks it off with your favorite ‘70s songs.

Friday for the Arts in Old Towne Petersburg - May 2017

May 12, 2017
6:00pm - May 12, 2017 11:00pm

Each 2nd Friday of the month, the shops and galleries remain open late to welcome visitors and the galleries open new art exhibits, with many featuring live music.

Mother’s Day Tea at Pamplin Historical Park

May 13, 2017
10:00am - May 13, 2017 2:00pm

Hosted by our living history interpreters, you’ll enjoy an afternoon of gourmet teas and tasty treats while learning 19th-century ladies traditions, etiquette, parlor games, and antebellum society life.

Fort Clifton Art Music & Crafts Festival

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017
from 10:30am - 5:30pm

What a lovely tradition for Mother’s Day weekend!

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