Adult Programs & Events

"New Discoveries Inside Jamestown Church" with Mary Anna Hartley

March 24 

2:00 p.m.

Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologist Mary Anna Hartley takes us deep inside the recent excavations at the 1617 Jamestown church, which in 1619 hosted the first meeting of Virginia’s General Assembly. Learn how Hartley and her team are using modern science, technology and forensics to help identify individuals buried there, most notably Governor George Yeardley, who called the first Assembly.

Hartley's presentation is the first in HCC&M's 2019 Sunday Speaker Series The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America. Wine & cheese reception with speaker follows each presentation. Tickets are $30.00 for each presentation or $100.00 for the series. Tickets do not include any book purchases. Purchase tickets here: Hartley - New Discoveries Inside Jamestown Church or for full series The Bones of Our Past.

New Volunteer Orientation

March 28

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Take a tour of Christ Church with experienced volunteers and learn about upcoming events and training materials available in our continuing education programs. Visit the museum, the volunteer library and our conference-education center. Learn about the organizational structure of the Foundation for Historic Christ Church and the different ways to volunteer. Get to know Historic Christ Church & Museum volunteers over lunch and see why volunteering at Historic Christ Church & Museum is a fun and rewarding experience!

Spring Volunteer Updates 2019

April 2-4

8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Join the HCC&M volunteer team for our annual spring continuing education sessions as we get ready for the 2019 visitor season. Enjoy engaging presentations on the history of Christ Church and colonial Virginia by leading scholars. Participate in hands-on workshops with your fellow volunteers. Play HCC&M Jeopardy!TM and win a prize. Coffee and goodies served daily with lunch on 4/4 to conclude the program. Anyone from the community interested in participating or learning more about volunteer opportunities at Historic Christ Church & Museum is encouraged to attend. Contact the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Spring Opening of Historic Christ Church & Museum

April 5

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Welcome back to a new season for HIstoric Christ Church & Museum! 

Our April hours will be as follows:
Friday & Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

During our open hours, you can enjoy a guided tour of the Church; visit our Museum, which features some exciting new exhibits in 2019; and our Gift Shop, which is packed with new exciting gifts for the entire family!

"Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake" with Doug Owsley

April 7

2:00 p.m.

Renowned Smithsonian Institution forensic anthropologist Doug Owsley takes us to Jamestown and other 17th-century sites in Virginia and Maryland to reveal how scientific analysis of skeletal remains has shed light on the identities and experiences of European and African colonists in the Chesapeake.

Owsley's presentation is the second in HCC&M's 2019 Sunday Speaker Series The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America. Wine & cheese reception with speaker follows each presentation. Tickets are $30.00 for each presentation or $100.00 for the series. Tickets do not include any book purchases. Purchase tickets here: Owsley-Forensic Files of the 17th-Century Chesapeake or for full series The Bones of Our Past.

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