The Mary Washington House

Upcoming events at Washington Heritage Museums

by | May 1, 2017 | Events, History

May 4 – Washington Heritage Museums Speaker Series: Deborah Sampson, Continental Soldier – presented by Vicki Dehlbom. Deborah Sampson was a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
10 a.m. – Central Rappahannock Regional Library, FREE

May 5 – First Fridays at the Rising Sun Tavern – Enjoy a costumed tour of the Rising Sun Tavern by evening’s light.
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. -1304 Caroline Street, $10 adults

May 6 – Mary Washington House’s Crafts in the Garden – crafts include fan painting and watercolors.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – 1200 Charles Street, FREE

May 7 – Mary Washington House Children’s Tea – Learn about instructions for tea etiquette for children in the 18th century. Participants will also craft a flower arrangement in a tea cup. Phone 540-373-1569 to register.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. – 1200 Charles Street, $30/participant

May 20 – Colonial Fare in Concert at the Rising Sun Tavern – home of Charles Washington, George’s brother. Built in 1760. $15 donation for colonial concert with light refreshments. Colonial beer will be served by Fredericksburg’s own Adventure Brewing Company.
1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – 1304 Caroline Street, $15 per person

May 23 & 30, June 6 – Felicity Book Club (three part series), Rising Sun Tavern – Young ladies are invited to join in a discussion of three Felicity books in the American Girl series. Participants will also complete a craft from the “Felicity Craft Book.”
6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – 1304 Caroline Street, $40 ($35 WHM members) for the three-part class.

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