VIRGINIA'S MOST HISTORIC PLANTATION
Holiday Events and Closings
Berkeley’s House and Grounds will be closed on the following days:
November 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 and December 25
Virginia Thanksgiving Festival
Celebrate the First English Speaking Thanksgiving in the New World
Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with a living history program, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men. House Tours 9:30-4:30 Festival 12-4 For more information visit: www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com
December 1 – January 1
Centuries of Christmas
The elegant 1726 mansion will be beautifully decorated with fresh greenery from Berkeley’s gardens. Costumed guides will add a special touch to your holiday season with stories of Christmas.
December 2, 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour
Begin with a conducted tour of the 1726 manor house, beautifully decorated with fresh arrangements and wreaths cut from Berkeley’s boxwood, cedar and holly trees. Following the tour gather for a wreath-making workshop creating your own Berkeley wreath. Reservations required. $40 per person (804) 829-6018
December 1, 3, 8, 15, 22, 26, and 29
A Candlelight Christmas
Historic Homes in Charles City offer Progressive Tours during the Holiday Season
Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Shirley and Berkeley Plantations followed by refreshments served at Edgewood. The tour begins at 2:30 p.m. at Shirley Plantation, continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood. $44.00 per person. Reservations required. To make reservations visit: www.shirleyplantation.com or call (804) 829-5121.
New Year’s Day Tea and Tour
Learn about Christmas celebrations with a guided tour of the 1726 mansion followed by tea complete with finger sandwiches, scones, and pastries. Tour begins at 1:00 followed by tea at 2:00. $30 per person. Reservations required. (804) 829-6018