Adult Programs & Events

Thomas Jefferson’s Education

February 20

7:00 p.m.

$25.00/ticket or $45/ticket includes book. 

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian Alan Taylor discusses his new book Thomas Jefferson's Education, a beautifully written and thought-provoking work on Jefferson's campaign to transform Virginia through education and the dilemmas slavery posed for such aspirations. Presentation begins at 7:00 p.m., followed by a reception and book signing with Dr. Taylor.

$25.00 for presentation and reception. $45.00 for presentation/reception and copy of the book, which may be picked up in the office at Historic Christ Church & Museum in advance. 

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Colonial Tavern Fare

Sunday, December 6 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Step back into the 18th-century with this journey into the foodways of colonial Virginia taverns. Enjoy your choice from three delicious entrees, salad, biscuits, and dessert in this drive-by, take-out event that supports the Foundation for Historic Christ Church. Tickets and more information here: Colonial Tavern Fare


Salad of Greens, Roasted Vegetables & Chevre served with a sherry vinaigrette

Biscuits & Buter

Main Course - Please select one of these three entrees:

Beef Burgundy - Tender beef simmered in red wine with fresh vegetables and just a touch of cognac

Smoked Pork Loin with Apple-Sausage Stuffing - Pork loin served with a sausage, apple, cornbread stuffing & maple apple cider sauce

Crab and Corn Ragout - Hearty crab and corn chowder in a tomato base. Gluten, dairy and hoof-meat free, but filled with flavor!

Harvest Pie - A mile-high pie filled with apples, raspberries & other fruits served with apple-caramel whipped cream sauce

$30.00 per meal. Pickup at Historic Christ Church & Museum on Sunday, December 6 between 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Food will be delivered to your car in microwavable containers. All food is fully cooked — ready to re-heat and serve.