Discovery Days are two-hour family programs designed for children ages 4-10 and their parents. All programs run from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and include a story, interactive tour of our living history site, and a make-and-take craft! Themes for each day will be updated as they are developed.
Registration is required; see below for the registration link.
- $12 per child, $8 per adult
- $9 per child, $5 per adult
Discovery Day: Christmastide - A Season of Celebration! - CANCELLED
Join us at Henricus for an early celebration of Christmastide -- the period of traditional Christmas merriment and festivities from December 25 - January 6. Discover how colonists celebrated Christmas in the 17th century, both in the new colony of Virginia and back home in England. Make and eat a Twelfth Night cake, drink cider and go wassailing (caroling) in the English colonial settlement, play festive games and make Christmas-themed crafts to take home and enjoy all season long.
*All children must be accompanied by an adult*
Date: Saturday, December 3
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $12/child, $8/accompanying adult. Henricus Members: $9/child, $5/accompanying adult.