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Special Holiday Events:

For children of all ages.

December 7, 2019 - 2:00 p.m.

Book Talk and Signing.

Memories From a Federal Working Girl

Patricia Shirley


Ms. Shirley's book shares the intriguing story of her journey from rural Orange, Virginia through her 40 year career within the Federal Government, working for:  USFDA, USN, USAF, SECDEF, CIA, DIA, NSA, DSB, and finally the US Courts.   RSVP


December 14, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Learn the historic art of quilling and create a lovely snowflake for your holiday decorating.


Our Events in 2020:

January, 2020 - 6:30 p.m.

Boy Scouts of America in Orange, Virginia.

February 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Oral Histories and Main Uno Church Choir.  RSVP

February 22, 2020 2:00 p.m.

The Lincoln-Douglass Debates

Repeatedly, Lincoln stated that "a house divided could not stand." Douglas refuted this by noting that the founders, "left each state perfectly free to do as it pleased..."

Join us for an insightful lecture by Mr. Tom Matthes.   A retired educator, author, historian, radio speaker, and constitutional scholar, Mr. Matthes has provided several engaging lectures at the Museum over the years.  RSVP

March 8, 2020

An Edwardian Tea.  Enjoy our "Downton Abbey"- like tea.  Learn about Edwardian fashion and social customs. 

$30/Couple.  RSVP Required.

April, 2020  (TBD)

May 2, 2020 

3rd Annual Spring Fling!    


October 17, 2020

Appraisal Fair & Antiques Market!