2020 EVENT CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chesterfield County Museum Programs​

 

All programs begin at 11 a.m. and are free with no reservations required.  Details: 804-768-7311


August 1 - Women’s Suffrage in Virginia
Barbara Batson from the Library of Virginia will present a lecture recognizing this month’s centennial anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment.

Sept. 5 - Where Have All the Monarch Butterflies Gone?
A Chesterfield Master Gardener presentation concerning the preservation of our American monarch butterflies, featuring how we all can help these beautiful, iconic, insects survive.


Sept. 19 and 20 Time Travelers Weekend-- This Richmond Region Museums event allows participants to enjoy an admission-free weekend. Chesterfield County Museum and Historic Jail will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and on Sunday from noon – 4 p.m.


Sept. 26 – Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield
A look at some accomplished women of Chesterfield County and their impact on their world. Speaker is Terry Wells,

Chesterfield Historical Society Library Committee.

 

Magnolia Grange Programs

Unless otherwise noted in the program description, all Magnolia Grange programs are free with no reservations required.

 

Thursday, noon
July 30: Starry Suncatchers-Children in grades 1-3 can mark the month during which America achieved its independence by making a special craft project. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Please call 748-1498 by Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at noon to register.

 

Saturdays, noon
July 18: Songs of the Civil War - Hear 1860s music played by mandolin and guitar duo Virginia Dare. The program will be held outdoors; in case of rain, the presentation will be moved inside. Aug. 15: Thirteen’s Fiftieth-Recognize the flight of Apollo 13, which occurred 50 years ago this year, with a talk offered by N.A.S.A. Langley Research Center personnel.

 

Aug. 22: Archaeology Anniversary-Join Kittiewan Plantation staff for an artifact-centered program in recognition of the 80th anniversary of the Archaeological Society of Virginia.

 

Sept. 19 and 20 Time Travelers Weekend-- This Richmond Region Museums event allows participants to enjoy an admission-free weekend. Magnolia Grange will be open Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. and on Sunday from noon – 4 p.m.

 

Sept. 19 Paranormal Investigation, Time: 7-11 p.m. – Join RTL Paranormal as they investigate Magnolia Grange.  Adults and children ages 15 or older. $30  To register call 804-748-1498

 

Wednesday, Sept. 30 Wedding Traditions Tea. Enjoy teas, finger sandwiches and sweets while Daniella Kyriakides shares stories behind our most common wedding rituals. 1-3 p.m. $30 per person. Reservations required at call 804-748-1498

 

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Library: (804) 796-7121

Administrative Office: (804) 796-7131

Address

P.O. Box 40

10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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