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Free Children's Day

Saturday, 04/21/2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for a special Children's Day Program. In recognition of Earth Day, families can help us weed and replant our pollinator garden. Wear clothes you can get dirty in, sunscreen, and bug spray. Nature craft and snack included while supplies last.Attachments

Walking Tour of Historic Towns-Dumfries

Friday, 05/04/2018 7:00 PM

Once a major port on the East Coast, Dumfries changed to the capital of Prince William County before becoming a quiet town. Tour will start at the Weems-Botts Museum. Attachments

Scottish Tea at the Weems Botts Museum

Sunday, 05/13/2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Enjoy a seated tea service in the Museum Annex while learning about Dumfries' Scottish heritage, followed by a tour of the historic house museum. Tea service includes Harney & Sons Scottish tea and gourmet baked Scottish treats. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/scottish-teas-at-the-weems-botts-museum-registration-44492680806Attachments

Scottish Teas at the Weems-Botts Museum

Sunday, 06/10/2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Historic Dumfries Virginia is excited to announce a new program coming this spring - Scottish Teas at the Weems-Botts Museum. The program starts with a seated tea service in the Museum’s Annex Building where guests will savor Harney & Sons Scottish tea and gourmet Scottish scones and shortbread while learning about Dumfries’ Scottish heritage. Ever wondered how Dumfries got its name? This spring is the perfect time to find out! The program concludes with a tour of the Weems-Botts Museum. The guided tour includes period rooms decorated in 18th, 19th, and 20th century styles and covers how the property was used as a vestry by the colonial church, as a book depot by Parson Weems (George Washington’s first biographer and author of the cherry tree story), as a law office by Benjamin Botts (Aaron Burr’s youngest defense attorney during his 1807 treason trial) and as a home for nearly a century by the Merchant Family. This special springtime program will be offered on the second Sunday of the month in April, May, and June. The May program is offered on Mother’s Day. Each program runs from 10:00am-11:30am. Tickets are $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Space is limited and reservations are required. To make a reservation, please call Historic Dumfries Virginia at (703) 221-2218. For more information and driving directions, please visit www.historicdumfriesva.org Attachments


 

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