Patrick Henry's Birthday Liberty or Death Reenactment - St John's Church Foundation
Richmond - May 28, 1pm

In honor of Patrick Henry, Delegate to the Second Virginia Convention from Hanover County, first Governor of a free Virginia, and original orator of the lauded "Liberty or Death" speech. 

This Reenactment also officially kicks off our Summer Reenactment Series, i.e. every Sunday through Labor Day there is a free public reenactment.

The event is free and open to the public, but you may purchase a spot in advance to make sure to guarantee your seat at the forefront of history!

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Gathering in the Gap Music Festival - Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park
Big Stone Gap - May 27
Celebrate Southwest Virginia's rich tradition of old-time, bluegrass, blues and Americana music. Enjoy performances by regionally and nationally renowned musicians, including the Steep Canyon Rangers and Dave Eggar & Deoro. Also enjoy instrument competitions, songwriting workshops and jam sessions. Crafters and vendors will be on hand, and there's an area for just the kids.
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Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Children of Arrohateck
Chester - June 22, 10am–1pm
Join us to learn about what life would be like for the youngest Powhatan Indians a long time ago. Activities will include a story, short tour and activities in our Indian village of Arrohateck, and a make-and-take craft. Stay as little or as long as you like! This event is for guests ages 3-10.
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Celebrate the Park! - Mariners' Museum
Newport News - June 24
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Noland Trail and to celebrate the local community that supports the Park, The Mariners’ Museum will host Celebrate the Park this summer! There will be family activities and games, environmental displays and demonstrations, raffles, scavenger hunts, and much more!
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