The Outdoor Classroom – Colonial Brewing
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A lecture on the early sciences involved in the brewing process followed by a guided tour of our site following the steps of 17th century brewing – from hops to finished product. This program is open to groups, clubs and individuals. Unfortunately, no “tasting” included.

Adults-only program
Registration required by calling 804-318-8797

Hands-On Hearth Cooking Class (Ages 16 – Adult)
Nov 18 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Do you have a special interest in colonial cooking?  Would you like to cook over an open fire?

Are you interested in tasting recipes that are 400 years old? Explore the diverse world of English Cooking as it was brought to Virginia over 400 years ago!  Enjoy period recipes and cooking techniques!  Prepare, cook and taste a variety of seasonal food and staples. Participants should wear 100% cotton clothing suitable for messy work.  Class size is limited.  For more information and registration go to:

Tuition:  $55  paid online by November 11

+ Materials: $25 to be paid to the instructor on the day of the workshop

The Outdoor Classroom – 17th Century Winter Holiday Meals
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Watch and participate in preparations for both English and Indian winter festivity meals as prepared 400 years ago. From gathering crops, natural foods and herbs from our gardens to preparing the meal to making household holiday decorations — join in on these great activities!

Adults-only program.

Registration required by calling 804-318-8797.
This program is open to groups, clubs and individuals.