Tag: Meadow Farm Museum

Past to Present

Bringing the Past to the Present In recognition of October being Archives Month in Virginia, Meadow Farm will open its doors for you to explore how we use historic records to create tours, programs and operate Meadow Farm as an 1860’s farm. Examine Meadow Farm documents and get a behind the scenes tour of the […] Continue reading Past to Present

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Program meets on the first Saturday of the month. Free. Information: eik@henrico.us May 6: Spring Cleaning June 3: Cures & Complaints – 19th Century Medicine July 1: Children’s Toys & Games August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves Continue reading Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

Sheep to Shawl

Spring is here and it is time to shear the sheep. Join us as Clothos Handspinners demonstrate, teach and offer you a chance to try your hand at processing wool. Card, spin, weave and dye. Compare the sheep shorn with electric shears to those sheared by hand. Buy a fleece right off the sheep. Watch […] Continue reading Sheep to Shawl

Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Program meets on the first Saturday of the month. Free. Information: eik@henrico.us April 1: So Long Old-Man Winter! Cleaning, Shearing, and Planting May 6: Spring Cleaning June 3: Cures & Complaints – 19th Century Medicine July 1: Children’s Toys & […] Continue reading Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

Time Travelers Passport Weekend

Time Travelers: A Free Weekend of Richmond History- Featuring 19 Historic Sites in the Region The Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites offer visitors a “passport” to time-travel during a special admission-free weekend on Saturday and Sunday, March 11 and 12. Tourists and locals alike are invited to discover the area’s treasures, spanning 400 years […] Continue reading Time Travelers Passport Weekend