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June 2018

Jammin’ on the James

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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FREE

Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton.  Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River.  Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton before the concert as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. We are pleased to host "Reflections Big Band" to kick off our concert series in June. From Sinatra to Santana, Reflections Big Band plays the standards of the 40s, 50s, and…

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Wilton Discovery Days: Camp Wilton

June 16 @ 10:00 am
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$20

Do you have what it takes to defend Virginia in the Revolutionary War? Come shoulder a musket and learn the skills of a soldier! This day of fun explores Wilton and the Randolph family during the American Revolution. Design your regimental flag, learn how to march and make musket cartridges that you can take home with you. Camp Wilton is suggested for rising 4th-6th graders. Wilton Discoveries Days are $20 each, or register for all three for $50. If you…

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Wilton Artists: Watercolor Wonders

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

Experiment with watercolors and resist painting at Wilton! Come explore the 1750’s home for inspiration and then try your hand at making your own masterpiece. Watercolor Wonders is recommended for rising 2nd- 3rd graders with an adult guardian. Wilton Artists classes are $10 each, or register for all three for $25. If you would like to register for all three Wilton Artist Days, contact Katie Watkins, Education Director, at kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org or by calling 804-282-5936, ext. 4.   Powered by Eventbrite

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July 2018

Jammin’ on the James

July 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton, 215 S. Wilton Rd.
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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FREE

Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton.  Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River.  Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton before the concert as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. Handsome Molly combine the best of traditional Irish, English and Scots dance tunes, airs and songs with musical virtuosity and all around good ‘craic.’ Recent performance venues include “America’s Music” series…

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Wilton Discovery Day: Dig Into Wilton

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$20

What can we learn about the past from things in the ground? Come get messy and learn about archaeology! Learn how to dig for buried treasures, examine artifacts from Wilton and meet a real archaeologist. Dig Into Wilton is suggested for rising 4th-6th graders. Wilton Discoveries Days are $20 each, or register for all three for $50. If you would like to register for all three Wilton Discovery Days, contact Katie Watkins, Education Director, at kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org or by calling 804-282-5936,…

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Wilton Artists: Ceramic Sensations

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

Get your hands dirty with and make your own clay pot at Wilton House Museum! See examples of ceramics from the 1700’s and make your own pinch-pot to take home. Ceramics Sensations is suggested for rising 2nd-3rd graders with an adult guardian. Wilton Artists classes are $10 each, or register for all three for $25. If you would like to register for all three Wilton Artist Days, contact Katie Watkins, Education Director, at kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org or by calling 804-282-5936, ext. 4.…

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August 2018

Jammin’ on the James

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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Join us this summer for free concerts on the grounds of Wilton.  Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music on our scenic terrace overlooking the James River.  Enjoy complimentary evening tours of Wilton before the concert as well as face-painting, games, and crafts for kids. Goldrush is an indie pop outfit from Richmond, VA. The group is made up on songwriter and guitarist Prabir Mehta joined by the classical and orchestral musician combo of Matt and…

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Wilton Discoveries Day: Building Wilton

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$20

How do you build a house in the 1700’s? One brick at a time! Learn how William Randolph III helped plan the city of Richmond and built Wilton, then try your hand at house-planning and brick making. Building Wilton is suggested for rising 4th-5th graders. Wilton Discoveries Days are $20 each, or register for all three for $50. If you would like to register for all three Wilton Discovery Days, contact Katie Watkins, Education Director, at kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org or by calling…

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Wilton Artists: Bookbinding Bash

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$20

Bookbinding was an important skill in colonial Virginia. Make and decorate your own bound book that you can take home with you. Bookbinding Bash is recommended for rising 2nd – 3rd graders with an adult guardian. Wilton Artists classes are $10 each, or register for all three for $25. If you would like to register for all three Wilton Artist Days, contact Katie Watkins, Education Director, at kwatkins@wiltonhousemuseum.org or by calling 804-282-5936, ext. 4.   Powered by Eventbrite

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September 2018

1619: Angela and the First Africans at Jamestown

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wilton House Museum, 215 South Wilton Road
Richmond, VA 23226 United States
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$10

UPDATE: Due to Hurricane Florence, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 4th at  6pm.   Join us for our annual lecture series. September will feature Mark Summers, Public Historian, Historic Jamestowne.   Join Mark Summers, Public Historian at Jamestown Rediscovery for a lecture about the arrival of the first Africans to Virginia in 1619. That August, nearly three weeks after the first representative government at Jamestown was held Africans arrived in Virginia on board the White Lion and…

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