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March 2018

The Complete Housewife Tour at Poplar Forest

March 17 - March 18
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, 1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States
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Meet the two women who were essential to Thomas Jefferson’s well being when he was in residence at Poplar Forest. The Complete Housewife, a new, 45-minute guided tour of the President’s villa retreat focuses on the roles of women in the male-dominated society of his day. Jefferson’s household and his life at Poplar Forest could not be serene, could not be filled with “warm domesticity,” in short, could not be complete without the presence of his enslaved cook Hannah, and…

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St. Patty’s Picnic at Hickory Hill

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hickory Hill Vineyards and Winery, 1722 Hickory Cove Lane
Moneta, VA 24121 United States
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The cure for your spring fever? A St. Patty's Day picnic with award winning wine in our scenic picnic area over-looking the vineyard! Feel free to bring your own picnic, or create your own picnic in a bag from our selection of Boar's Head® cheese and meat. In the spirit of St. Patty's Day, wear green! The corn hole game will be setup as well as the ladder golf for an afternoon of shaking off the winter blues.

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Lunchbox Lecture Series: “Yellow & Orange: How Women Resisted and Survived the Holocaust”

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bedford Area Welcome Center, 816 Burks Hill Road
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Join the National D-Day Memorial as they present their third lecture of 2018! The March lecture is being held in honor of Women's History Month. The Virginia Holocaust Museum contains more than 200 separate accounts of survivors who settled in the Commonwealth after World War II.  Tim Hensley, the museum’s Director of Collections, will use the experiences of four women who came to Virginia, to discuss the obstacles each faced in different parts of Europe in order to survive the…

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Barrels, Bottles & Casks Spring Tours at Poplar Forest

March 23 @ 6:00 pm - March 24 @ 7:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, 1542 Bateman Bridge Road
Forest, VA 24551 United States
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$25

Tours Available at 6 P.M. and 7 P.M. Toast the arrival of spring with friends and family; explore Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest on a special tasting tour of Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest! Barrels, Bottles & Casks popular tasting tours focus on the beverages and spirits consumed by Jefferson and the enslaved residents of Poplar Forest in springtime. Tours begin in Jefferson’s “modern” kitchen and progress through the house, with stops along the way to sample beverages and learn about the…

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Celtic Festival

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Sedalia Center, 1108 Sedalia School Road
Big Island, VA United States
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The Celtic Festival returns to The Sedalia Center! Come enjoy the day with us as we explore the rich Celtic heritage of our region. Pipes and drums, dancers, authentic Celtic fare, Highland Games demonstrations, Beale's Brewery on site with special Celtic Brew. Second Wynde will headline our musical acts and we will also have Riddle on the Harp, and Mr. Brian Coughlan from Limerick, Ireland. Advance tickets will be available soon. $10 in advance, $15 at the gate. As always,…

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