Events

Schedule for 2019

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

Sunday, September 29: Taming the Wilderness

Visit with living historians and artisans to learn about life in colonial times
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Ellwood Manor.  More Info

Saturday, October 19: A Day in the Life of a Soldier

Find out what life was like for the common Civil War Soldier
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Ellwood Manor.  More info soon.

Saturday, October 19: Dinner and Speaker Event – Civil War Soldiering by Dr. Peter Carmichael

You may already know about important battles of the Civil War, and the generals that led the armies, but do you  know enough about the common soldiers who did the actual fighting and dying? That will be the theme of renowned Civil War historian Dr. Peter Carmichael, at a gourmet dinner presentation sponsored by Friends of Wilderness Battlefield (FoWB), on Saturday, October 19, at Generals Quarters Restaurant in Locust Grove, VA.

Victorian Christmas at Ellwood Manor

Saturday, December 14: 9:00 – 2:00
(Santa will be there between 9:00 and 12:00)
Sunday, December 15: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
More details to follow …