Tag: Meadow Farm

Sheep to Shawl

Spring is here and it is time to shear the sheep. Join us as Clothos Handspinners demonstrate the art of processing wool. Try your hand at carding, spinning, and weaving. Hear about our rare Gulf Coast Native Sheep. Buy a fleece right off the sheep to benefit the Friends of Meadow Farm. Make a wool […] Continue reading Sheep to Shawl

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

Time Travelers Weekend

Sat & Sun, Mar 23 & 24. Noon-4pm. Free. Each participating site will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Get your “passport” and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Passports will be available for PDF download in March. Participating sites include: Clarke-Palmore House Museum (904 […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Sat & Sun, Mar 23 & 24. Noon-4pm. Free. Each participating site will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Get your “passport” and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Passports will be available for PDF download in March. Participating sites include: Clarke-Palmore House Museum (904 […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Drive-In Movie

Cruise on over to Crump Park for our very first drive-in movie! Once you’ve parked, be sure to grab some free popcorn and then settle in to enjoy a family-friendly show! FREE. Movie: Christopher Robin. Rated PG. 7.4/10 on IMDb 73% on Rotten Tomatoes Information: fai010@henrico.us Continue reading Drive-In Movie

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

History in Focus: A Series

All ages. Explore historical topics in detail with staff-led specialty tours that use the historic structures and artifacts as touchstones to the past. Information: sic@henrico.us Saturdays, 1-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum. Feb 23: Come Freedom Learn how the Meadow Farm and other 19th century enslaved people sought freedom both physically and spiritually. Explore the religion, […] Continue reading History in Focus: A Series

Holiday Lantern Tours – CANCELED

*Due to the recent and upcoming inclement weather, the Holiday Lantern Tours have been canceled for Sat, Dec 15.* “The Magical, Musical Christmas at Meadow Farm” Learn the history of the Christmas carol, and take a guided tour of the farmhouse decked out in its 19th century Christmas best. Participants are encouraged to sing along […] Continue reading Holiday Lantern Tours – CANCELED

Harvest Festival + Glen Allen Day

***Event will be held rain or shine. Depending on the weather, there may be changes to the activities and entertainment.*** We’re combining two great Henrico events! Enjoy the crisp fall beauty of Meadow Farm as we celebrate both harvest season and the Glen Allen community. Come for free entertainment, family activities, community fundraisers, and a […] Continue reading Harvest Festival + Glen Allen Day

Meadow Farm’s Saturday Live

Enjoy an afternoon of interactive living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm – blacksmithing, wool dyeing, woodworking, cooking, gardening, and animal and house tours. Free!   In addition to regular activities, each Saturday will have a unique theme and we’ll explore what that particular subject was like in the 1860s – you’ll […] Continue reading Meadow Farm’s Saturday Live