Bluegrass & Brews

May 2, 2020

Bring your lawn chair and join us on the bluff overlooking the beautiful James River for a day of bluegrass, beer, and barbecue! Spend the day listening to awesome local bluegrass bands, chowing down on mouth-watering barbecue from Matchsticks BBQ Co., and sipping ice-cold beer. We’ll have cornhole, bucket pong, and other games to keep you entertained all day long. For more information.



Hops in the Park

November 7, 2020

The Henricus Foundation presents the sixth annual Hops in the Park, a national award-winning hops & harvest festival celebrating the long and rich history of brewing in Virginia! Hops in the Park features over 40 Virginia craft beers, brewing demos, farmers market, music, food, children’s activities, and of course - Virginia history. All proceeds from Hops in the Park support Henricus Foundation's Children's Education Fund. FREE ADMISSION! For more information.


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Boar's Head Feast

December 18 & 19, 2020

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!

Tickets for Boar's Head go on sale early July. For more information.


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Publick Days

September 2021

Watch 400 years of history come to life at Henricus' bi-annual signature celebration! Publick Days features over 60 historical interpreters, demonstrations, and the 17th-century replica ship, Godspeed from Jamestown Settlement.


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