2017 Calendar of Events

For more infomation on these events or to make a reservation, please call  888-466-6018 or email info@berkeleyplantation.com

Berkeley Plantation Tippicanoe

February 18, 19, 20, 2017    

Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

Presidents’ Day Weekend at Berkeley Plantation

Berkeley Plantation, birthplace of our nation’s ninth U.S. president. Enjoy Berkeley’s famous hospitality and learn about one of the most popular presidential campaigns of American history, which generated the familiar “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” campaign slogan.

$12 per adult / $7 per child (ages 6-16)

Berkeley Plantation tours

March 1-31, 2017

Homeschool Month 

During the month of March, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschooled students and their families.  Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts and walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River.  Picnic area available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.
The rate during this special offer is $8.50 for adults and $5.00 per student (k-12).
Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

Berkeley Plantation grounds

April 8-16, 2017

Children’s Nature Hunt 

Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds. Children’s brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets. $12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

Berkeley Plantation garden

April 23, 24, 25,  2017

James River Plantations Historic Garden Week Tour

Sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia

Berkeley, Shirley and Westover Plantations celebrate Historic Garden Week.  Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of gardens throughout the state. $45 per person. For more information and to purchase combo tickets visit www.vagardenweek.org

$45pp

Berkeley Plantation grounds

June 1 through August 31, 2017

Children’s Nature Hunt 

Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds. Children’s brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets. $12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

July 3, 2017

Meet Benjamin Harrison

Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Eighteenth-Century Owner of Berkeley Plantation 

Colonel Benjamin Harrison V invites you to join him at his home, Berkeley Plantation, on Monday, July 3 as he and several prominent guests discuss American independence.  Join them for discussions and learn what our founding fathers sacrificed during these times. House tours are conducted from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. followed by an introduction to Benjamin Harrison V and his neighbors. Benjamin Harrison portrayed by reenactor Mike Cecere.

$12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

Berkeley Plantation Benjamin Harrison V

July 4, 2017

Berkeley Plantation Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berkeley Plantation.

Ceremony included with regular admission tickets. Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution

11:00 a.m.     $12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

September through November, 2017

Berkeley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Bring the family out to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore and exhibits, pick a pumpkin and find your way through the  corn maze, all while learning Berkeley’s amazing history.  The corn maze is included in Berkeley’s regular tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin.  Children's brochures and picnic area available.

$12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

Berkeley Plantation tours

September 1-30, 2017    

Homeschool Month 

During the month of September, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschooled students and their families.  Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts and walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River.  Picnic area available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.
The rate during this special offer is $8.50 for adults and $5.00 per student (k-12).
Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

October 7, 9, 14, 21, 29, 2017

Hauntings Tales & Tours      

This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic plantations in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour. The tour begins at 2:30 at Shirley Plantation, continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood.

$38.00 pp (includes refreshments at Berkeley)

Reservations are required.

To make reservations or for additional information, visit: www.shirleyplantation.com or call (804) 829-5121

October 13 & 27, 2017

Berkeley’s Twilight Ghost Tour

Berkeley’s History and Hauntings will amaze you!

Hear the tales of Berkeley’s paranormal activities with a guided tour through the 1726 mansion, followed by a lantern-led walk through the gardens, grounds, and cemetery.  You will then finish your ghostly experience with Berkeley’s challenging corn maze, with only the light of your lantern.

6:00 p.m.   Refreshments served.

Reservations required.

$25 per adult/$12.50 per child (ages 6-16)

November 5, 2017

Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation      

Celebrate the First English Speaking Thanksgiving in the New World

Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with tours of the 1726 manor house, a living history program, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men. Nowhere can you find a more exciting, more educational or more enjoyable way to add to holiday traditions than a beautiful fall day at Berkeley Plantation.

House Tours 9 a.m. -  4:30  p.m.

Festival Noon - 4  p.m.

For more information, visit:  www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com

December 2, 2017 – January 1, 2018

Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation 

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 at Berkeley through four centuries of history. Special events, progressive tours, workshops and teas throughout the holiday season.

Christmas tours daily  9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Berkeley Plantation Christmas

December 2 & 3, 2017

Berkeley Plantation Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour      

Begin your afternoon touring 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.

10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Refreshments served.

$40 pp

Reservations are required.

December 2, 4, 9, 16, 26 & 28, 2017

A Candlelight Christmas    

Historic Homes in Charles City offer Progressive Tours during the Holiday Season

Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a by-gone era.  Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Edgewood, Shirley and Berkeley Plantations. Enjoy the famous hospitality at these three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history.

Tour begins at 2:30 p.m. at Shirley Plantation, continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood.

$44 pp   (includes refreshments at Berkeley)

Reservations are required.

To make reservations or for additional information visit, www.shirleyplantation.com or call (804) 829-5121.

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Charles City, Virginia 23030

Open Daily 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Phone: (804) 829-6018

Toll Free: 1 (888) 466-6018

Fax: (804) 829-6757

Email: info@berkeleyplantation.com

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Spring 2017

  • March 1-31, 2017

    Homeschool Month 

    During the month of March, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschooled students and their families.  Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts and walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River.  Picnic area available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the James River.
    The rate during this special offer is $8.50 for adults and  $5 for students (k-12).
    Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

  • April 8-16, 2017

    Children’s Nature Hunt 

    Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds. Children’s brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets. $12 per adult / $7 per child    (ages 6-16)

  • April 23, 24, 25,  2017

    James River Plantations Historic Garden Week Tour

    Sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia

    Berkeley, Shirley and Westover Plantations celebrate Historic Garden Week.  Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of gardens throughout the state.

    $45 per person.

    For more information and to purchase combo tickets, visit www.vagardenweek.org

Summer 2017

  • June 1 through August 31, 2017

    Children’s Nature Hunt

    Bring the family to Berkeley and learn its amazing history, while searching for treasures along the river shore, gardens and grounds. Children’s brochures and picnic area available. Nature hunt included with regular admission tickets.

    $12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

  • July 3, 2017

    Meet Benjamin Harrison
    Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Eighteenth-Century Owner of Berkeley Plantation

    Colonel Benjamin Harrison V invites you to join him at his home, Berkeley Plantation, on Monday, July 3 as he and several prominent guests discuss American independence.  Join them for discussions and learn what our founding fathers sacrificed during these times. House tours are conducted from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. followed by an introduction to Benjamin Harrison V and his neighbors. Benjamin Harrison portrayed by reenactor Mike Cecere.

     $12 per adult / $7 per child

    (ages 6-16)

     

  • July 4, 2017

    Berkeley Plantation Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony   2

    Annual commemoration honoring Benjamin Harrison V, one of seven Virginia signers of the Declaration of Independence and 18th century owner of Berkeley Plantation.

    Ceremony included with regular admission tickets. Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution

    11:00 a.m.

     $12 per adult / $7 per child

    (ages 6-16)

Fall 2017

  • September through November, 2017

    Berkeley Plantation Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

    Bring the family out to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore and exhibits, pick a pumpkin and find your way through the  corn maze, all while learning Berkeley’s amazing history.  The corn maze is included in Berkeley’s regular tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin.  Children brochures and picnic area available.

    $12 per adult / $7 per child  (ages 6-16)

  • September 1-30, 2017

    Homeschool Month

    During the month of September, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschooled students and their families.  Enjoy a guided house tour and learn 18th century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts and walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River.  Picnic area available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.
    The rate during this special offer is $8.50 for adults and $5.00 per student (k-12).
    Reservations are required for groups of 10 or more.

  • October  7, 9, 14, 21, 29, 2017

    Hauntings Tales & Tours   

     This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic plantations in Charles City, Virginia. Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour. The tour begins at 2:30 at Shirley Plantation, continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood.

    $38 pp  (includes refreshments at Berkeley)

    Reservations are required.

    To make reservations or for additional information, visit: www.shirleyplantation.com or call (804) 829-5121

     

  • October 13 & 27, 2017

    Berkeley’s Twilight Ghost Tour

    Berkeley’s History and Hauntings will amaze you!

     Hear the tales of Berkeley’s paranormal activities with a guided tour through the 1726 mansion, followed by a lantern-led walk through the gardens, grounds, and cemetery.  You will then finish your ghostly experience with Berkeley’s challenging corn maze, with only the light of your lantern.

    6:00 p.m.   Refreshments served.

    Reservations required.

    $25 per adult/$12.50 per child (ages 6-16)

     

  •  November 5, 2017

    Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation

    Celebrate the First English Speaking Thanksgiving in the New World

    Join us for a day dedicated to history, food and fun with tours of the 1726 manor house, a living history program, tribal dancers, arts, crafts & jewelry vendors, choral music, traditional Thanksgiving dinner and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men. Nowhere can you find a more exciting, more educational or more enjoyable way to add to holiday traditions than a beautiful fall day at Berkeley Plantation.

    House Tours 9 a.m. -  4:30  p.m.

    Festival Noon - 4  p.m.

    For more information, visit:  www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com

     

Winter 2017

  • December 2, 2017 – January 1, 2018

    Centuries of Christmas at Berkeley Plantation

    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 at Berkeley through four centuries of history. Special events, progressive tours, workshops and teas throughout the holiday season.

    Christmas tours daily

    9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

     

  • December 2 & 3, 2017

    Berkeley Plantation Christmas Wreath Workshop and Tour

     Begin your afternoon touring 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.

    10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.  Refreshments served.

    $40 pp

    Reservations are required.

     

  • December 2, 4, 9, 16, 26 & 28, 2017

    A Candlelight Christmas    

     Historic Homes in Charles City offer Progressive Tours during the Holiday Season

     Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a by-gone era.  Partake in a progressive candlelight tour of Edgewood, Shirley and Berkeley Plantations. Enjoy the famous hospitality at these three historic homes with Christmas celebrations through four centuries of history.

    Tour begins at 2:30 p.m. at Shirley Plantation, continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood.

    $44  pp  (includes refreshments at Berkeley)

    Reservations are required.

    To make reservations or for additional information visit, www.shirleyplantation.com or call (804) 829-5121.

  • February 13, 14, 15, 2016

    Tippecanoe and Tyler Too

    Presidents’ Day Weekend at Berkeley Plantation

    Berkeley Plantation, birthplace of our nation’s ninth U.S. president. Enjoy Berkeley’s famous hospitality and learn about one of the most popular presidential campaigns of American history, which generated the familiar “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” campaign slogan.

    $12 per adult / $7 per child (ages 6-16)

     

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