2020 EVENT CALENDAR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All programs, activities, and workshops offered by the CHSV & Chesterfield County Recreation and Parks

will be canceled through May 15.

 

 

ON-GOING EVENTS

 

ON-GOING WWI EXHIBIT - FREE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

“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. 

 

APRIL EVENTS

WOMEN OF CHESTERFIELD - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

April 4th, 11 am.

Through the Ages with Women of Chesterfield. A look at some accomplished women of Chesterfield County and their impact on the world around them. Speaker is Terry Wells, Chesterfield Historical Society Library Committee.  This event takes place at the Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop.   For more details call Pat Roble, 768-7311.

HISTORICAL INTERPRETER DONETTA BANTLE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED 

April 11, Saturday, Noon 

Learn how the Civil War affected the lives of women and children in this presentation given by Donetta Bantle, a historical interpreter with Magnolia Grange.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498. 

 

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - COUNTY MUSEUM & JAIL - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18th, 7-11 PM

RTL Paranormal team will be at the Old Jail & County Museum for this event.  Last year we sold out quickly and it now denoted as one of the top ten hunts of all time for RTL.  Guests will have an opportunity to investigate these two historic locations.  Reservations are required and tickets are available through Palpay or Eventbrite.  For more detail contact Karen Sadler at 804-76-7156.  We will have drinks and snacks for those attending. Looking forward to seeing you there!

HISTORICAL INTERPRETER H.LEE DIXON - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

April 18th, Saturday, Noon

 An Overview of POWs in Vietnam-At this event, historical interpreter H. Lee Dixon will present a lecture to mark the anniversary of the April 1975 ending of the Vietnam War.  The event takes place at Magnolia Grange, 10020 Iron Bridge Road.  For more details call Lorie Arnold, 748-1498.

 

ANTIQUE EVALUATION -  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

April 25, Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.

Please join us for our 12th Annual Trash or Treasure Antiques Evaluation Event.  Appraisers with expertise in various antiques will offer oral evaluations of your items.   So, clean out your closets, garages, the attic and basements and bring your antiques for a fun day with CHSV.  If the items are too large to transport, you are welcome to bring detailed pictures of the item.  We will have experts from every field to appraise anything you bring to us.  The cost is $10 for one item to be appraised or $25 for three items to be appraised.  (Additional items are welcome and will be priced accordingly).   Held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Concessions will be available.  For more information please call (804) 796-7156.

 

RETIREE CRAFT DAY - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

April 28th, Tuesday, 2 pm

As part of Magnolia Grange’s Retiree Recreation series retirees are invited to study the art of origami with local craftsperson Ayumi Ledford.  For details, call 748-1498

MAY EVENTS

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - MAGNOLIA GRANGE 

Saturday, May 16th, 7-11 PM     COST:  $40.00 per person.

Come join us as we investigate this beautiful Plantation built-in 1822. It is named after the magnolia trees that grace its front lawn. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. The home has distinctive architectural features from the Federal period. Come learn about the previous owners, Winfree, Duval, Perdue, Cogbill and the Daffron. Guests will get to participate in the hunt with some of the most seasoned paranormal investigators and their equipment. Come at 7 pm. to meet the paranormal team and learn about the history of the home. The hunt will start at 7:30 pm. Space is limited so get your tickets early. Details: Karen Sadler, 796-7156

 

POINT OF ROCKS PLANT AND CRAFT SALE

Saturday, May 16th, 9 am to 3 pm.     FREE TO PUBLIC
Join us at Historical Castlewood Plantation, located at 10201 Iron Bridge Road. This craft, bake and plant sale will raise funds for restoration efforts at Historic Point of Rocks Park. Experience various vendors who will be showcasing their plants, crafts and bakery items. Enjoy a tour of the interior of Castlewood, built-in 1817 and learn of its rich history. This house has been closed since 2013 for exterior and interior renovations and is rarely open to the public. Learn about the history and importance of heirloom herbs by enjoying a walking tour of the herb garden. Tours of the herb garden will take place at 11 am. & 1 pm. For more information about becoming a vendor from a for-profit or anon-profits business contact -Ruth Snead,

804-350-0156 or ruthsnead@aol.com 

JUNE EVENTS

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATION - CASTLEWOOD HOUSE PLANTATION

Saturday, June 13th, 7-11 PM.       COST    $40.00 per person      

Come join us as we investigate this beautiful Plantation for the first time ever. It was built in 1817 by Parke Pointdexter. It was original privately owned during the 1800s through the mid-1900s, then it was a savings and loan bank before becoming the Chesterfield Historical Society Library. Guests will get to participate in the hunt with some of the most seasoned paranormal investigators and their equipment. Come at 7 pm. to meet the paranormal team and learn about the history of the home. The hunt will start at 7:30 pm. Space is limited so get your tickets early.  Details: Karen Sadler, 796-7156 

 

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10111 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, USA

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