ON-GOING EVENTS

ON-GOING WWI EXHIBIT - FREE

“Chesterfield  Remembers World War I: A Centennial Commemoration"

A two-part display that tells the story of the WWI Soldier from Chesterfield County and the story of the Home Front.  The Chesterfield County Museum will display artifacts from WWl.  The exhibit will include wall murals and display cases to show the life and times of our soldiers.  The County Historic Jail will exhibit activities that Americans here in the USA homeland performed to help assist the soldiers overseas.  No reservation required.  County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop.  

NOVEMBER EVENTS

LET'S MAKE POINSETTIAS!   COST:   $30.00

November 16, Saturday, 5:45 pm 

Come join us to learn the art of making these traditional paper flowers from a skilled local artist.  These oversized poinsettias will make your home the envy of your neighbors!  You will be able to choose from 3 colors.  The teacher will show you the concept with step by step instructions and variations of them so that you will be able to make any type of flower with family and friends.  She will show you how to incorporate them into showers, weddings, events and your home.   Your $30.00 ticket includes your choice of colors of a fine quality card stock paper, supplies, plus dinner from local restaurants and door prize giveaway.  Doors open at 5:45 PM for dinner.  The workshop starts at 6:30 PM.  The event will be held at the historic home, Castlewood Plantation, 10201 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Karen 804-796-7156.

 

 

 

 

SNOWMAN PAINT NIGHT 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SOLD OUT!   For more details call Karen 804-796-7156.

 

WOMEN'S ROLES DURING WAR TIMES - FREE 

16th, Saturday, Noon 

During this fascinating presentation, a historical interpreter, Nona Wartella will discuss the parts women played during the Civil and Revolutionary War era with medical care.  This event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498.     

THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MARK TWAIN - FREE 

23rd, Saturday, Noon

Join us as we honor the American author's November birthday as an interpreter, Gary Robertson for his portrayal of the humorist.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498.  

DECEMBER EVENTS

OPEN HOUSE AT HISTORICAL MAGNOLIA GRANGE PLANTATION - FREE

7th, Saturday, 1 pm. - 4 pm.

Step back in time and experience holiday traditions as it would have been celebrated in this majestic house.  Learn about the foods that would have been served, gift exchanges and gaze at the decor that would have "decked the halls" when the Winfree's and the Cogbill's residence here in the 19th- and early 20th century Christmas celebration.  This family event will feature holiday music, refreshments, a take-home craft, activities and best of all a visit with Santa.  FREE pictures with Santa will be available.   The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498. 

THE HISTORY AND ART OF PRESSED FLOWERS AND LEAVES - COST $10.00 PER PERSON

7th, Saturday, 11 am.

Explore the history of this Victorian art and learn how to press your own plants.  After the presentation, participants will create four bookmarks and a picture from pressed flowers and leaves.  Registration required.  This event takes place at the Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop.   For more details call Pat Roble, 768-7311.

 

MAGNOLIA GRANGE CHRISTMAS TEA - COST $30.00 PER PERSON

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SOLD OUT. 

11th, Wednesday, 1 pm. - 3 pm.

This elaborately themed tea learn about the history of the 19th century period of holiday music and the history surrounding various popular Christmas songs.  As you step back in time you will enjoy a large selection of finger sandwiches, delightful sweets and an arrangement of various teas.  Reservations required.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498. 

THE CRAFT OF MAKING A CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT - FREE 

14th, Saturday, Noon

Guests of all ages are invited to learn how to crochet a Christmas ornament at this festive event lad by local artist Ellie Fitzell.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498. 

MAGNOLIA GRANGE CHRISTMAS TEA - COST $30.00 PER PERSON 

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN SOLD OUT.

18th, Wednesday, 1 pm. - 3 pm.

This elaborately themed tea will be filled with information about the history of the 19th century period of holiday music.  As you step back in time you will enjoy a large selection of finger sandwiches, delightful sweets and an arrangement of various teas.  Reservations required.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498.

2019 EVENT CALENDAR

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Address

P.O. Box 40

10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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