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Jul
18
Thu
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays!
Jul 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)
 
 
 

Jul
19
Fri
Forge Ahead Fridays!
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)

Jul
20
Sat
Secret Quest Saturdays!
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)

Jul
25
Thu
Henricus Historical Park & the VA Farm Bureau’s Agriculture in the Classroom Jointly Present: Agriculture Through the Ages Teacher Workshop (Educators for grades pre-K – 5)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

10 am – 3 pm

Join Henricus Historical Park and Agriculture in the Classroom staff for an SOL- and STEM-aligned workshop focusing on the earliest historical agriculture to modern-day Virginia agriculture.  The workshop will include (1) Colonial and Virginia Indian agricultural history and Project-Based Learning activities and (2) modern-day environmental and agricultural activities, teacher lesson plans and free resources.  All public, private, and home school educators are welcome.   For more information, call 804-318-8731.

Cost:  Free. Lunch included. Teacher re-certification hours available through AITC.

Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays!
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)
 
 
 

Jul
26
Fri
Discovery Days: Water, Water Everywhere (Ages 3 – 12)
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

10 am- 1 pm

Water is essential for all living creatures, and it is in abundance at Henricus!  Learn how the people of the past relied on nearby water sources to survive and thrive while exploring the beauty of the Dutch Gap Conservation Area.  Program will include a story, interactive tour of our living history site, environmental activities, and a make-and-take craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration is required by July 24 by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost:  $12/child, $8/ accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons: $9/child with up to two free accompanying adults, $5/additional adult

Forge Ahead Fridays!
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)

Jul
27
Sat
Secret Quest Saturdays!
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)

Aug
1
Thu
Discovery Days: Flora & Fauna (Ages 3 – 10)
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

10 am-1 pm

What kinds of plants did the Powhatans use or eat in the 17th century?  How did the English colonists raise farm animals in the New World?  Come see how both cultures depended on a wide variety of plants and animals in their daily lives.  Program will include a story, interactive tour of our living history site, and a make-and-take craft. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Registration required by July 30th by calling 804-318-8797.

Cost:  $12/child, $8/ accompanying adult; Henricus Patrons: $9/child with up to two free accompanying adults, $5/additional adult

Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays!
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Henricus Historical Park is introducing new and exciting interpretation themes for the summer season! Summer themes will run Saturday, June 8 until Saturday, August 31.
 
Musket, Pike, & Cannon Thursdays
1pm & 3pm – Explore the weapons and tactics common of Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries. Demonstrations will incorporate muskets, pikes, and an artillery drill with the cannon. These 30-minute programs are hands-on and great for all audiences.
 
Forge Ahead Fridays
10am-4pm – Guests will learn about 17th century trades and watch demonstrations of blacksmithing, leather-working, wood-working, sewing, apothecary, and more.
 
Secret Quest Saturdays for Kids!
10am-4pm – Children 12 and under can participate in our Henricus scavenger hunt! Pick up a game sheet and clues in our gift shop and then visit the Powhatan Town and English Settlement to search for the hidden historical item in each area. Henricus interpreters are there to give you clues. Find both items and get a prize! Come back and play for different items any Saturday through August. The first five families to complete five days of the quest receive a free family membership to the park, good for one year! (**limit one per family)