Schedule for 2020

Events and activities are free unless otherwise noted. Details for specific events will be posted on the Homepage as they develop.  Please sign up for our email mailing list to insure that you are notified of all event details.

Open House for Potential New Volunteers

Saturday, February 15; 10 AM – 2 PM

An Open House has been scheduled to introduce potential volunteers to various volunteer positions for the 2020 season at the historic structure Ellwood on the Wilderness Civil War Battlefield.   From 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, on Saturday, February 15, 2020, Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB) will hold the Open House at Ellwood, located at 36380 Constitution Highway (Rt. 20), Locust Grove, VA.

Ellwood Manor Opens for the Season

Saturday, April 4

Hours of Operation Link

156th Anniversary of the Battle of the Wilderness

Saturday/Sunday, May 9/10

Lafayette 1781 “Campaign Stop” Lecture

Saturday, June 6

Medical Living History

Saturday/Sunday, June 20/21

Canoe Trip on the Rapidan River

Saturday, June 20

Taming the Wilderness Living History

Sunday, September 27

Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Manor

Saturday, December 12:

9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.  Santa and Crafts.

12:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Open House

Sunday, December 13: 

12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.  Open House