Tag: Meadow Farm

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

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

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

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 – carding, spinning, weaving, and dyeing. Compare the sheep shorn (that’s the past tense of “shear”) with electric shears to those shorn by hand. You […] Continue reading Sheep to Shawl

Picnic at the Parks

Maximize your fun this summer with a picnic at the park! Register early, selecting your park (Meadow Farm or Three Lakes) and your meal choices. Then, on June 2, simply go to that park and your picnic lunch will be waiting for you – along with a surprise item! After your lunch, take some time […] Continue reading Picnic at the Parks

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums March 24 & 25. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport (download). This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Information: leh@henrico.us Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm each […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums March 24 & 25. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport (download). This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Information: leh@henrico.us Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm each […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Holiday Lantern Tours: Seven Generations of Sheppard Family Christmases

The air is alive with voices of the past as you stroll through the years of Sheppard family Christmases at Meadow Farm. Vignettes include conversations and activities from each of the seven generations– from William Sheppard in 1713 to General Sheppard Crump in 1960. No registration is necessary. This is a first-come, first-served program. Check […] Continue reading Holiday Lantern Tours: Seven Generations of Sheppard Family Christmases

Harvest Festival

Enjoy the crisp fall beauty of Meadow Farm while celebrating the harvest with fun for the whole family. Explore the farmer’s market, hands-on demonstrations, live music and all the classic favorites: candle dipping, apple pressing, scarecrow making, pumpkin decorating and more. Concessions will be available for purchase. Harvest Festival Program & Map Information: gru16@henrico.us Continue reading Harvest Festival

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