Events

Schedule for 2014

Events and activities are free unless otherwise noted. Details for specific events will be posted as they develop.

July 26: Medical Re-Enactor John Pelletier at Ellwood Manor

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Time: 11 am to 4 pm

Description: In period attire, John Pelletier provides an informative presentation on medicine, treatments  and surgical practices of the Civil War.

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July 26: Volunteer Open House at Ellwood Manor

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Time: 11 am to 2 pm

Description: Interested in volunteer opportunities?  Stop by to visit with our volunteers to discuss the exciting possibilities!

For more info:  Volunteer Info

August 2: Author Chris Mackowski Lecture and Book Signing

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Time: 2 pm to 4 pm

Description: Chris Mackowski, author of A Close Dark Wood, will present a talk:

“The Legend of Stonewall’s Arm”
A Q&A and book signing will follow the lecture

 

August 17: Commemoration of LaFayette’s Breakfast at Ellwood

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Description:The event commemorates Lafayette’s return to the Wilderness on August 15, 1825. Light refreshments served.

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September 28: Taming the Wilderness

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Description:  : An 18th Century Living History event with hands-on demonstrations of late 18th and early 19th century building methods and domestic practices

For more info: TBA

October 11: Medical Re-Enactor John Pelletier at Ellwood Manor

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Description:  In period attire, John Pelletier provides an informative presentation on medicine, treatments  and surgical practices of the Civil War.

For more info: TBA

November 8: Annual Membership Meeting

Location:  TBA

Description:  Annual Meeting of the FoWB membership

For more info: TBA

December 20: 19th Century Christmas at Ellwood

Location:  Ellwood Manor, Wilderness, VA

Description:  An an entertaining and educational visit with a 19th C. Santa and tours of the seasonally decorated house. The event also features period music and readings.

For more info: TBA