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Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore

Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore

June 15, 16, 22, 23 - 7:00 p.m.

Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore returns for its 10th year with Henry IV, Part I, directed by Fred Franklin. Enjoy this well-loved drama  performed in an 18th-century style—as if a young George Washington was in the audience. Come early, bring folding chairs, or a blanket, and a picnic! $10 adults, $5 students. Learn More...

Shakespeare on the Lawn at Kenmore


The Fourth of July at Ferry Farm

Thursday, July 4, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Save July Fourth for a fun-filled event at Ferry Farm and discover our nation through this year’s theme: "Spirit of America: This Land is Our Land." Celebrate Independence Day with a full day of educational programs highlighting ecology and the environment as well as a flag retirement ceremony and Washington farm archaeology. Enjoy patriotic music, games, crafts, and hands-on activities for the whole family. $1 per person (under age 2 free). Learn More...

Things to do this Summer


Archaeology at Ferry Farm
May 13 - August 2. Explore the Washington farm site and learn firsthand about a recent find. Learn More...

Visit Historic Kenmore
The 2013 season tour at Kenmore showcases the ongoing refurnishing project. Sign up for a special Family History Adventure Tour! Learn More...

Interactive iPad Tour at Ferry Farm
Walk the historic landscape, view images, and listen to archaeologists discuss the life of George Washington and his family. Learn More...

History Camp
June 24-28 in historic Fredericksburg. For children ages 8-12, explore history with participatory activities and programs. Learn More...
Summer Explorers—Kenmore Workshop:
Play and Work at the Plantation

Monday, July 1 – ages 6-10. A fun-filled morning of colonial games, kitchen activities, and crafts. Learn More...

Summer Explorers—Ferry Farm Workshops:
I Dig George

Wednesday, July 10 – ages 4-5, Thursday, July 11 – ages 8-10, and Wednesday, July 31 – ages 6-7. Discover archaeology in single-day immersion programs. Learn More...

Archaeology Camp
July 16-19 – ages 6-8. Dig the excitement and fun of history with a week of hands-on archaeology experiences. Learn More...

Tea and Gingerbread Gift Basket


Serve your distinctive Ferry Farm, Gingerbread, or Kenmore tea blends with freshly-baked gingerbread—made from Kenmore Gingerbread Mix. Learn More...
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