Saturday, August 21, 10:30 a.m to 12:00 p.m.
Ugli fruit, cherimoya, kumquat, star fruit….Many unfamiliar fruits are readily available in our supermarkets, but are often ignored. Try some! Delight your tastebuds as we serve up a selection of intriguing fruits and tell you their stories. $22
Historic Green Spring programs are by reservation only (703-941-7987, TTY 703-324-3988) and require a non-refundable prepayment.
Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia 22312
Saturday, March 6. Noon – 4 pm.
Civil War reenactors demonstrate military drills, weaponry, and tacticals on the grounds of Marietta House Museum. Free admission to the demonstration. No reservations necessary. Tours of the Museum are available for $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, and $1 for students. Call 301-464-5291 for more information.
Saturday, March 20 from 7 to 9 pm. $55 for residents of Prince George’s & Montgomery Counties, $65 for non-residents.
Be our guest as we recreate the atmosphere and flavor of a mid-18th century tavern dinner at Darnall’s Chance House Museum. Enjoy authentic 18th-century food and ale. Following dinner, listen to Ship’s Company sing sea chanties and tavern songs of the period. Reservations and payment required in advance. Call 301-952-8010 for more information.
Saturday, October 24, 2009 , 5pm-8pm
$5 person (children under 5 free)
Ghostly Happenings are about at Rippon Lodge. If you dare join us for candlelight tours of the circa 1747 house and cemetery. Discover the real history behind Rippon Lodge’s two legendary duels.
Program is held rain or shine. Reservations recommended. Tours held on the half hour. Call 703-499-9812
Friday and Saturday, October 30th – 31st, 2009, reservations required
The seminar will run from 7:00pm – 8:30pm, and the investigation portion of the program will run from 9:00pm – 12:00am. Space is limited for the investigation, so reservations are required. Cost for the seminar and investigation is $100, the cost for just the seminar portion is $40.00.
Brentsville Courthouse Historic Centre is partnering with the East Coast Research and Investigation of the Paranormal to host four ghost seminars and investigations at Brentsville. Participants will first attend a seminar in which all the various theories and techniques in investigating paranormal activity will be discussed. Afterwords, participants will work along side experienced paranormal investigators in conducting a paranormal investigation at Brentsville. This will also include a rare opportunity to do an investigation inside the Brentsville Jail, which is usually closed to the public.
Reportedly haunted, the Brentsville site was recently investigated by the famous Trans Atlantic Paranormal Society (T.A.P.S.) team and featured on the internationally televised Sy Fy Channel TV show Ghost Hunters. Call 703-365-7895 for more information.