Events

2015 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

JANUARY

JANUARY 24, 4:00 PM – Lee Birthday Celebration

Join us for our annual observance of the birthdays of Henry “Light Horse Harry” Lee and Robert E. Lee.  Ranger Matthew Penrod of Arlington House National Historic Site will speak on the continuing restoration efforts at Arlington House, home to Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s family for thirty years.  $5 in advance/ $7 at the door, tickets available at our Online Shop.  FREE for Members!

 

February

FEBRUARY 7, 11:00 AM – Downton Abbey Tour

The Lee-Fendall House will offer special “Downton Abbey” themed tours of the museum every Saturday in February. The current owner of Highclere Castle – the real world castle where the popular television program “Downton Abbey” is filmed – is a direct descendant of the original owner of the Lee-Fendall House, Philip Fendall.  The tours will compare similarities between people and places within the world of the television series and those of the Lee-Fendall House.  The tour will include the servant’s wing and kitchen area with its service bells, which are not regularly open to the public. $10 in advance/ $12 at the door. (Advance tickets are highly recommended; these programs sell out!).  Tickets available at our Online Shop.  FREE for Members!

FEBRUARY 14, 11:00 AM – Downton Abbey Tour

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FEBRUARY 14, 1:00 PM – Sweetheart Tea

Enjoy Valentine’s Day themed treats and parlor games with your special sweetheart! Space is strictly limited to 24 attendees; advance reservations required.   Tickets available at our Online Shop.

FEBRUARY 21, 11:00 AM – Downton Abbey Tour

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FEBRUARY 21, 2:00 PM – “If You Lived In Slavery…” Tour

Please join us for a special tour of the Lee-Fendall House highlighting its African-American history. Experience the Lee-Fendall House from the perspective of its enslaved inhabitants, exploring the unique differences between slavery in cities and on plantations.  $7 in advance/ $10 at the door. Tickets available at our Online Shop.  FREE for Members!

FEBRUARY 28, 11:00 AM – Downton Abbey Tour

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