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Events

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~ 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!!

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 ~ 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

 

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