George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore

Events at Ferry Farm and Kenmore

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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore

June 11, 12, 18 & 19, 2016, 7:00 p.m.Shakespeare

Shakespeare On the Lawn at Kenmore returns this June with four performances of Hamlet—one of the most powerful and influential tragedies in English literature. The production is set in an eighteenth-century style—as if a young George Washington is in the audience.

Cost: $10 adults; $5 students.

A special thank you to Lewis Insurance Associates as a
sponsor of Shakespeare On the Lawn at Kenmore:

Lewis Insurance

History Camp in Historic Fredericksburg

June 20-24, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

History CampExplore history and follow in the footsteps of George Washington, his family, and his friends. Enjoy hands-on activities, projects, and games at the Rising Sun Tavern, George Washington's Ferry Farm, Mary Washington House, Historic Kenmore, and Hugh Mercer Apothecary. Learn about Colonial food, medicine, and daily life.

Sponsored by The George Washington Foundation & Washington Heritage Museums.

Cost: $135 per child, $125 if registered by May 15

For rising 3rd through 6th graders (ages 8-12). Registration required. Call 540-370-0732 x24 or email

Family History Adventure Tours at Historic Kenmore

Available March through December

  • Play “I Spy Kenmore”
  • Discover fun facts about history
  • Visit a period kitchen
  • Learn about food in the 18th century at Kenmore
  • For adults and children ages 4-12 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • $10 adults;
    $8 children

Date/Time: by reservation. Registration for weekdays—24 hours in advance; registration for weekends—1 week in advance.

To register, please call (540) 370-0732 x24 or send email to

Don't forget about our terrific school programs!

Available both on-site at Kenmore and Ferry Farm and in local school classrooms.

Birthday Parties at Ferry Farm and Kenmore!

Treat your child, age 5 to 10, and his or her friends to a birthday party at George Washington's Ferry Farm or Historic Kenmore! Learn more.

Please Note: A staff photographer is usually present at public events. Photos taken by the staff photographer at these events may be used by the Foundation for marketing and promotional purposes. Your attendance at the event implies permission for the Foundation to use these photos and the Foundation owns the copyright for all such photos.