~ Upcoming Events for 2020 ~
*Thanksgiving Food Pantry & Drop Off* Museum Locations/Visitor Center Please bring your non-perishable food items to any of our Musemu sites & Visitor Center for distribution at The Hope Church/Center. We will be collecting throughout the holidays for local families in need. Thanks for our community support making Petersburg stronger.
* 12/5 & 12/6 Centre Hill Mansion Holiday Designer House & Open House * Come see Centre Hill Mansion all dressed up for the Holiday Season December 5th & 6th. Each room of Centre Hill will be decorated for the Holidays by local designers & our Garden Clubs! Putting their special touch on Historic Centre Hill. We will have music & extra special items in the Gift Shop with refreshments. Docents in period costume to celebrate the season.
Please note that all COVID protocols will be in place for a safe tour. MASKS ARE MANDATORY
Make plans to visit Centre Hill throughout the Holidays with your families!!
Open House Times: Saturday 10:00 – 5:00 ~~ Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 Event is Free to the Public ~ Donations are requested Thank you for supporting our Museums!!
~ COMING IN 2021 ~
* January 2021 ~ The Exchange Museum Exhibit Opening *
* We are very close to having exhibits ready for visitors in January 2021 * Please stay tuned for updates as we continue to make progress for Petersburg & our Historical Heritage! UPDATE: Our exhibit panels are installed and artifacts are making their way into place! Repairs & painting are finishing up so we can be ready for opening….
* January 24th, 2021 – Centre Hill Ghost~Walk * 6:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm $15.00 Entry Fee Ever wonder if Centre Hill Mansion has spooks & specters? Take our tour and find out who still haunts the halls of Centre Hill! Tour groups will be limited in size to comply with COVID guidelines ~ Masks are Mandatory
* Valentine Teas & Tours ~ February 13th & 14th ~ Centre Hill Mansion * Sweetheart Teas and Tours of Beautiful Centre Hill Enjoy a traditional English High Tea with your Sweetheart or Bestie ~ then tour the house and see how the Bollings, the Davis Family and the Pryors..Centre Hill has also played host to two Presidents, Abraham Lincoln & Howard Taft. So, put on your hat & gloves for a lovely afternoon. Groups are limited to 30 Guests 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM (Both Dates) $30.00 per Person
“Iron Beauty in Blandford” ~ April 2021 ~ Blandford Church & Cemetery
Take a tour of Blandford Cemetery & hear the history of the beautiful Ironwork fencing & markers with in the cemetery. Many of the graves are surrounded with rare & beautiful examples of Gothic & Victorian Ironwork. A picnic box lunch with refreshments will be included at the Gazebo..listen to some fine music while you picnic on the grounds. $30.00 per Guest
* Breakfast with Tiffany ~ May 2021 ~ Historic Blandford Church * This has become a popular annual event! Enjoy a lovely Continental Breakfast with Coffee & Juice and then an in-depth tour and lecture on the rare Tiffany Windows inside the Church. Our windows are one of the only full sets in the South created by Louis C. Tiffany. $30.00 per Guest There are Two (2) tours 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM