Adult Programs & Events

Church and State in Colonial and Revolutionary Virginia

Sunday, January 21, 2018 

2:00 pm

Join HCC&M Education Director & Curator Robert Teagle as he traces Virginia’s transformation from a royal colony with few dissenters and a well-established Church of England to an independent commonwealth that declared religious freedom to be a natural right of mankind.  

Location: Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury, 132 Lancaster Drive, Irvington, Virginia 22480

Fee: No Charge

“Freedom! Or Not? Sarah’s Story” with Sheila Arnold Jones

Monday, February 26, 2018 

7:00 pm

In a dramatic living history performance, Sheila Arnold Jones tells the story of Sarah, one of more than 500 enslaved people freed by Robert Carter III’s 1791 Deed of Emancipation. Experience Sarah’s hopes and joys in 1805 as she awaits her children’s freedom in the face of challenges to the historic deed. 

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, Bayne Center, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576 

Fee: $10 donation requested

Virginia Women in History – Traveling Exhibition from the Library of Virginia

Monday, March 5 - Sunday, April 15, 2018 

March: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; Closed Saturday-Sunday

April: Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm; Sundays 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Special traveling exhibition from the Library of Virginia commemorates the lives and contributions of eight Virginia women.

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576

Fee: No Charge

Volunteer Continuing Education

Tuesday, March 6 - Thursday, March 8, 2018 

8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Join the HCC&M volunteer team for our annual spring training sessions as we get ready for the 2018 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 win a prize. Coffee and goodies served daily with lunch on March 8 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. 

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576

Contact: Please email the Foundation office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information. 

2018 Sunday Speaker Series: Helen Rountree, March 25, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

2:00 pm

“Equalled by Few; Excelled by None:” Virginia Women in History

Helen Roundtree presents “Powhatan Indian Women and the Jamestown Colonists”

Acclaimed historian Helen Rountree investigates the world Powhatan women and English colonists made in seventeeth-century Virginia. Rountree explores Indian women’s work routines, family and tribal structure, and their economic and cultural exchanges with the English.

Book signing, wine and cheese reception with author immediately follow the presentation.

All proceeds benefit preservation and education programs at Historic Christ Church & Museum.

Location: Historic Christ Church & Museum, 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, Virginia 22576

Fee: Tickets are $90.00 for the four-part series or $25.00 for each individual presentation. Tickets are non-refundable and do not include book purchases. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets online. Please call HCC&M at 804-438-2441 to purchase tickets by check or credit card.

 

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