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Oct
25
Fri
Haunted Henricus: Things That Go Bump in the Night
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This weekend, legends and tales from Europe and the early colonies come to life before your eyes! What will you encounter out in the darkness? Will it be the Headless Horseman? The demon hounds of the Wild Hunt? Deals with the devil gone wrong? Find out, at Things that Go Bump in the Night!

Light refreshments served.  Tours not appropriate for children under 6.  Tickets will be available for purchase online — please bring a copy of your ticket with you. Henricus Members are also asked to register online. An email with a members-only discount code will be sent out to receive free admission.

Online Exclusive:$9/adult, $7/children ages 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free

Day-of Purchase: $13/adult, $11/children 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free

https://hauntedhenricus.eventbrite.com

Oct
26
Sat
Haunted Henricus, Jr.: Things That Go Bump in the Afternoon (Ages 3 – 10)
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join our Education Department for stories, a treats tour and a 17th century make-&-take craft!

All children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration required by October 23 by calling 804-318-8797.

Haunted Henricus: Things That Go Bump in the Night
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

This weekend, legends and tales from Europe and the early colonies come to life before your eyes! What will you encounter out in the darkness? Will it be the Headless Horseman? The demon hounds of the Wild Hunt? Deals with the devil gone wrong? Find out, at Things that Go Bump in the Night!

Light refreshments served.  Tours not appropriate for children under 6.  Tickets will be available for purchase online — please bring a copy of your ticket with you. Henricus Members are also asked to register online. An email with a members-only discount code will be sent out to receive free admission.

Online Exclusive:$9/adult, $7/children ages 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free

Day-of Purchase: $13/adult, $11/children 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free

https://hauntedhenricus.eventbrite.com

Haunted Henricus Overnight Event
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – Oct 27 @ 9:00 am

Spend the evening with Henricus staff and Transcend Paranormal and be involved in a paranormal investigation of the historic site. 

Cost $30. 

Limited availability

https://henricusparanormal.eventbrite.com

Nov
9
Sat
Hops in the Park
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

12 – 6 pm

Help us toast Virginia’s agricultural pride with food, music, beer, and more! The Henricus Foundation presents the fifth annual Hops in the Park, a national award-winning hops & harvest festival celebrating Virginia agriculture and the long and rich history of brewing in our Commonwealth! Hops in the Park features over 40 Virginia craft beers, brewing demos, a marketplace, music, food, and of course – Virginia history. 

Visit www.hopsinthepark.com for more information.

 

HOPS in the PARK is proud to be sponsored by USA Iron and Metal, Dominion Energy, Columbia Gas, Queen of Virginia Skill & Entertainment, ACP Resources, Chesterfield Farm Bureau, RJ Smith Companies, Charah Solutions, Village Bank, and Mitchell Wiggins.

Nov
17
Sun
Hands-On Hearth Cooking Class (Ages 16 – Adult)
Nov 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm

Do you have a special interest in colonial cooking?  Would you like to cook over an open fire?  Are you interested in tasting recipes that are 400 years old? Explore the diverse world of English Cooking as it was brought to Virginia over 400 years ago!  Enjoy period recipes and cooking techniques!  Prepare, cook and taste a variety of seasonal food and staples. Participants should wear 100% cotton clothing suitable for messy work.  Class size is limited.  For more information and registration go to: http://17thcvirginiacook.wixsite.com/workshops

Cost:  $95

Nov
30
Sat
Friendship, Trade & Feast
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

10 am – 5 pm     

Come join the English and Powhatan historical interpreters at Henricus for the autumn harvest feasts and fun common to all people in 17th-century Virginia. Visitors will have a chance to be immersed in the cooking, games, and songs that were common to the homes in 1611-1622 Virginia. This event will further interpret the history of the first “Thanksgiving” in English America – the one which happened in 1619 in Virginia! Join us for smells, sounds, and frolic of the 17th century past.

More details to come!

Cost:  $9/adult, $7/children ages 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free

 

Friendship, Trade, and Feast is supported by the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution and Virginia Tourism.

Dec
5
Thu
Adult Program – Music & Entertainment
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

2 – 4 pm 

Join in music, dance, and entertainment of colonial Virginia.  What was popular and how did they spend the cold December days? 

This program is open to adult groups, clubs, college classes, and individuals. 

Registration is required by December 3 by calling 804-318-8797. 

Cost:   $18/adult; Henricus Patrons: $16

Dec
6
Fri
Boar’s Head Feast
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 7 @ 9:00 pm

7 – 9 pm Friday; 6 – 8 pm Saturday

Tis’ the Season to step back in time! Follow the merry Lord of Misrule to England in the 1590s and enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas as we knew it then: a multi-course feast including roasted meats, pies, ale, cider and more, served at table in our spacious, candle-lit Guest House with a blazing Yule log fire. Dine to the sounds of period musicians, with wassailing a-plenty, and many a toast to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I. Begin your holidays with one of the oldest English Christmas traditions in one of the oldest English settlements in North America: Henricus!

 

Tickets will be available online beginning July. Henricus members will receive an email to purchase tickets. Follow Henricus on Facebook for updates!

Dec
14
Sat
Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas at Henricus Historical Park! Begin in 1611 at Henricus Fort and see how Dutch ideas influenced English holiday traditions. Move on to 1778, when the Revolution called for simpler ways to mark the season. Next, it’s 1860: celebrate with carols and hot cider while decorating a Victorian Christmas tree by the fireside! Make sure to bring the kids! Your festive journey through time will end with a visit from Father Christmas – he’ll be there to hear everyone’s Yuletide wishes! Make your holidays historical at Henricus.

More details to come!

Cost:  $9/adult, $7/children ages 3-12; Henricus Patrons: free