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Aug
23
Thu
Henricus Discovery Days Program Series: Education in the 17th Century (Ages 3 – 10)
Aug 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us to understand what education would have been like for the youngest English and Indian children 400 years ago. Activities will include a story, interactive tour of our re-created 17th century site, and a make-and-take craft. Stay as little or as long as you like!

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration required by August 18 by calling (804) 318-8797.

Sep
20
Thu
Home School Day – Learning in the 17th Century (Ages 3 – 14)
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Experience a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Students will work with our re-created Colonial Citie and the Powhatan Indian site to see what kind of education children received to help them live in their worlds of 400 years ago. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration is required by September 17th by calling 804-318-8797.

Oct
6
Sat
School of the Musketeer at Henricus
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day

Experience an entire weekend learning about military and civilian life as the first Colonists in the New World. Instructors and other support personnel provide an interactive environment in 17th-century life and culture; overnight experience included.

Fee is $35 and is all inclusive.
Registration required and additional information is available at: www.kingdomoflucerne.com

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
18
Sun
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: http://17thcvirginiacook.wixsite.com/workshops

Tuition:  $55  paid online by November 11

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

Dec
6
Thu
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.

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!**