Keystone Tractor Works Museum
Colonial Heights, VA

Bring the family by Keystone Tractor Works Museum in Colonial Heights, Virginia and be amazed by one man’s passion and collection of timeless tractors and vintage engines. The new 70,000 square feet Museum features a friendly and knowledgeable staff, a Gift Shop and over 100 antique tractors!

Come experience the last century of agricultural heritage incorporating fully restored antique farm tractors, ongoing restoration projects and other farm related equipment. Keystone offers visitors more than the farm with a time warp of antique road trucks, classic cars, vintage gas pumps, oil cans, automotive signage, clocks, advertising posters of yesteryear and so much more!

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OOPS!  The Centerfold Locator Map of the Spring 2015 edition of the Virginia Field Trips Guide has the wrong web address for the Children's Museum of Virginia.

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Sailor's Creek Battlefield State Park - American Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemorative Event
Rice, March 28, 9am-7pm
The Overton-Hillsman farm house, circa 1780, opens for guided tours from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The house was restored to reflect the 1865 conditions the family and soldiers experienced when the house served as field hospital.From 2 to 4 p.m., visitors experience the Battle of Sailor's Creek as it unfolds on the terrain where the engagement took place 150 years ago. Living history units execute a tactical demonstration portraying Confederate and Union armies. Spectators observe armies crossing the battlefield and see the aftermath of the final major battle in Virginia of the American Civil War.
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Science Museum of Virginia Camp-In
Richmond, April 8-9, May 22-23, May 29-30, 6pm to 9am
Camp-In features tons of special hands-on activities. Watch a Giant Screen Movie, explore the exhibits and much more!
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Wool Days - Frontier Culture Museum
Staunton, April 15-18, 10am-3pm
The museum will shear sheep using traditional hand shears at 11:00 and 2:00 at either the English farm yard or at the 1850 American farm barn yard. There is a good chance we will shear a third sheep at 10:00 most days. Visitors will have the opportunity to try many activities during Wool Days such as: try weaving on the Irish farm, have the opportunity to card and spin wool on the 1820 American farm, help sort wool and scour wool at the English farm, process flax on the German farm, touch flax, wool, and sheep.
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Virginia Sports Hall of Fame Weekend
Portsmouth, April 24-25
Meet members from the Class of 2015 and collect autographs from them! Also, buy sports cards and memorabilia from participating dealers.
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ALICE (in wonderland) - The Washington Ballet
Washington, DC, May 6-10 and May 16-17, 2015
ALICE (in wonderland) was an instant hit when it premiered in 2012. A work of rich and impressive creativity that is full of whimsical charm and a feeling for the absurd, the visual splendor and imaginative choreography of TWB’s production was highly popular with adults as well as children. ALICE (in wonderland) is, without a doubt, one of the most famous and enduring children’s classics. Join Alice as she stumbles into adventure, following a time-obsessed rabbit into a wonderland where everything is illogical. She has a series of marvelous adventures with the White Rabbit, Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and other strange creatures.
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