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Oct
26
Fri
Haunted Henricus, Jr.: Things That Go Bump in the Afternoon (Ages 3 – 10)
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join our Education Department for stories, a treats tour and a 17th century make-&-take craft.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration required by October 24 by calling 804-318-8797.

Haunted Henricus: Things that Go Bump in the Night
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 8:30 pm

Experience an evening of spellbinding accounts and legendary tales as storytellers relive old English and Virginia Indian legends and folklore.  Join us by the fireside and listen to European stories early Colonists told as they recounted tales from their homeland. Capture the essence of what a Colonist felt between 1607-1622 in a strange new land surrounded by danger, darkness and uncertain peril.  The harvest is in, the nights grow longer and danger lurks in the shadows.

Meet with Transcend Paranormal, a local investigation team, and learn about what’s been sighted at Henricus! Light refreshments served.

Tours are on a first-come, first-serve basis leaving every 10-15 minutes with groups of 15-20 at a time.

Tours not appropriate for children under 6.

Exclusive online pricing – ticket prices will increase at the door.

HENRICUS MEMBERS – FREE ADMISSION! Registration still required.

Refunds not available

Oct
27
Sat
Haunted Henricus Overnight Event
Oct 27 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 28 @ 9:00 am

From 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. visitors will experience paranormal delight in one of Virginia’s most historic locations. Spend the evening with Transcend Paranormal and Henricus staff and be involved in a paranormal investigation of the site!

Check-in is from 8:15-8:30pm. 

Included with Your Purchase: All participants are invited to take the last Things That Go Bump in the Night tour at 8:30pm.

Only 25 spots available!

Nov
24
Sat
Friendship, Trade & Feast at Henricus
Nov 24 all-day

Come join the English and Virginia Indian historical interpreters at Henricus for the autumn harvest feasts and fun common to all people in 17th-century Virginia. Visitors will have a chance to be immersed in the cooking, games and songs that were common to the homes in 1611-1622 Virginia. This event will further interpret the history of the first “Thanksgiving” in English America – the one which happened in 1619 in Virginia! Join us for smells, sounds, and frolic of the 17th century past.

Dec
8
Sat
Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas – 17th century through 19th century
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Henricus interpreters will be demonstrating the changing traditions of English Christmas during the reigns of King James I (1621), King George III (1776) and Queen Victoria (1864).

Henricus Patron Christmas Reception
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join your fellow Henricus members and celebrate the Christmas season amidst the warm fires of Mt. Malady! Patron Reception is by invitation only.

Dec
14
Fri
Boar’s Head Feast
Dec 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tis’ the Season to step back in time!

Follow the merry Lord of Misrule to England in the 1590s and enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas as we knew it then: a multi-course feast including roasted meats, pies, ale, cider and more, served at table in our spacious, candle-lit Guest House with a blazing Yule log fire. Dine to the sounds of period musicians, with wassailing a-plenty, and many a toast to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I.

Begin your holidays with one of the oldest English Christmas traditions in one of the oldest English settlements in North America: Henricus!

This year, the Lord of Misrule has gone all out with NEW, more AUTHENTIC dishes for the feast – and not just ale will flow, but wine as well! Huzzah!

Tickets will become available on July 2 for members and July 23 for the public. Previous attendees will also be notified ahead of time.

Tickets WILL sell out fast!

 

**Festivities begin at precisely 7pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure entry into the event.

Dress warm, as it may be chilly and we WILL be doing a bit of walking!**

Dec
15
Sat
Boar’s Head Feast
Dec 15 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Tis’ the Season to step back in time!

Follow the merry Lord of Misrule to England in the 1590s and enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas as we knew it then: a multi-course feast including roasted meats, pies, ale, cider and more, served at table in our spacious, candle-lit Guest House with a blazing Yule log fire. Dine to the sounds of period musicians, with wassailing a-plenty, and many a toast to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I.

Begin your holidays with one of the oldest English Christmas traditions in one of the oldest English settlements in North America: Henricus!

This year, the Lord of Misrule has gone all out with NEW, more AUTHENTIC dishes for the feast – and not just ale will flow, but wine as well! Huzzah!

Tickets will become available on July 2 for members and July 23 for the public. Previous attendees will also be notified ahead of time. Tickets WILL sell out fast!

 

**Festivities begin at precisely 6pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early to ensure entry into the event.

Dress warm, as it may be chilly and we WILL be doing a bit of walking!**