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Beat the Back to School Blues

  • Presented By: Historic Dumfries Virginia, Inc.
  • Dates: August 12, 2019 - August 14, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Weems Botts Museum
  • Address: 3944 Cameron Street, Dumfries,, VA 22026
  • Phone: 7032212218
  • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: $12.00-$30.00

Not quite ready for school but looking for something educational and enjoyable? Join us for three different eras of history!

Schedule of Events:

Monday, 08/12: The highs & lows of colonial life – from horse racing to apprenticeships, we give you a taste of colonial living, Virginia style.

Tuesday, 08/13: Investigate the Civil War as history detectives as we explore primary sources, make and taste typical food, and piece together the past.

Wednesday, 08/14: Embrace the Victorian era as we craft popular toys, enjoy Victorian games, and have a puppet show.

Pricing: $12 per child/per day. $30 if you sign up for all three days. Please contact HDVI for the special pricing. 

Parents can join or drop-off during the duration of the program, but an accompanying adult must be present for all under 8. Recommended age: 8-12.

Pre-registration required.

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