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History, Tours & Lectures

History, Tours & Lectures

Chesterfield’s Picture Postcard Past Exhibit

March 4, 2017 - August 31, 2017
from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Chesterfield’s Picture Postcard Past will display vintage postcards and provide a look back at 20th century Chesterfield.

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.

Open House at Historic Pleasant View African-American School in Chesterfield

May 6, 2017
11:00am - May 6, 2017 4:00pm

Members of the CHSV African American History committee will share the history of the school house and conduct tours.

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

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!

Third Thursday’s Open Air Marketplace in Hopewell

May 18, 2017 - October 26, 2017
Thursday from 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Fresh produce, music, family entertainment, beer & food trucks.

Hamburgers, Hot Dogs and Fries:  A Look Back at Some of the “Fine Dining” Establishments of Hopewell

May 24, 2017
12:00pm - May 24, 2017 1:00pm

Local historian, Jean Langford will present a fun lecture on restaurants that we all fondly remember in Hopewell.

Planters Day at Historic Magnolia Grange in Chesterfield

May 27, 2017
10:00am - May 27, 2017 4:00pm

Planters Day is an outdoor event that will interpret life on the farm in Chesterfield County in the late 1860s.

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