Events for 2016

January - February 10:30 - 3:30

 

March - December 9:30-4:30

  February - April 2016

   May - August 2016

    September - December 2016

 

April 19,20 & 21, 2015

 

James River Plantations Historic Garden Week Tour

Sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia

 

  • February 13, 14 & 15, 2016

     

    Tippecanoe & Tyler, Too Presidents' Day Weekend

    William Henry Harrison’s life is celebrated during Presidents’ Day weekend at 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.

     

    $11 pp

    888-466-6018

    www.berkeleyplantation.com

  • March 1-31, 2016

     

    Berkeley Home School Month

    During the month of March, Berkeley will offer a special rate to home schooled students and their families.

     

    Enjoy a guided tour and learn about 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 $5.00 for students (k-12).

     

    Reservations required for groups of 10 or more.

     

    888-466-6018

    www,berkeleyplantation.com

     

  • March 19-27, 2016

     

    Children's Nature Hunt at Berkeley Plantation

    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.

    $11 per adult / $6 per child (ages 6 -12)

     

    888-466-6018

  • April 23-30, 2016

     

    Garden Week at Berkeley Plantation

     

    Floral arrangements will be displayed throughout the elegant 1726 manor house.

     

    Enjoy walks in the restored boxwood and flower gardens, breathtaking vistas of the James River,

    and guided house tours with costumed guides.

     

    9:30 - 4:30 daily

     

    $11 pp

     

    888-466-6018

    www.berkeleyplantation.com

     

  • April 24 & 26, 2016

     

    Afternoon Tea at Berkeley Plantation

     

    Sip tea and enjot finger sandwiches, scones and pastries in the midst of the beautiful spring

     gardens at historic Berkeley Plantation.

     

    Includes guided house tour and self guided garden tour.  2;00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.

     

    $30.00 pp

     

    Reservations required.

     

     

    888-466-6018

    www.berkeley plantation.com

     

  • April 26,27 & 28, 2016

     

    James River Plantations Historic Garden Week Tour

    Sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia

    Berkeley, Shirley and Westover Plantations along with Westover Church celebrate

    Historic Garden Week on April 19, 20 & 21.

     

    A special combo ticket allows access to the house and grounds at each plantation

    and tour of Westover Church.

     

    $45 pp

     

    Tour proceeds fund the restoration of gardens throughout the state.

     

    To purchase combo tickets visit:   www.vagardenweek.org

  • June 1 through August 31, 2016

     

    Children's Nature Hunt at Berkeley Plantation

     

    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.

     

    888-466-6018

     

    www.berkeleyplantation.com

  • July 4, 2016

     

    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.

     

    11:00am  Ceremony included with regular admission tickets.

     

    Hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

     

    888-466-6018

     

    www.berkeleyplantation.com

     

  • September through November

     

    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.

     

    888-466-6018

  • October 14, 2016

     

    Berkeley Plantation Autumn Sunset Tour

     Enjoy a walking tour to the Harrison graveyard with stories of Berkeley’s hauntings, hors d’oeuvres served at sunset

    on Berkeley's West lawn and a candlelight tour of the 1726 mansion.

     

    Reservations required.

     

    5:30 p.m.

    $26.50 per person

    888-466-6018

     

  • October  8, 15, 22 & 29, 2016

     

    Haunting Tales & Tours

    This unique tour of Edgewood, Berkeley and Shirley Plantations will give an insight of the spirits and mysteries of these three historic homes in Charles City, Virginia.

     

    Hear the haunting tales of the paranormal activities at each site on a progressive tour offered on October 8, 15, 22 and 29 2016.

     

    The tour begins at 2:30 & 3:30 at Shirley Plantation, continue to Berkeley and end at Edgewood.

    The cost is $36.00 per person and reservations are required.

    To make reservations or additional information

    call Edgewood (804) 829-2962

  • December 3, 2016 – January 1, 2017

     

    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.

     

    $12 per person

     

     888-466-6018

     

    www.berkeleyplantation.com

  • December 3 & 4, 2016

     

    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 & 2:00 Refreshments served.

     

    Reservations required

     

    $40 per person

     

    888-466-6018

     

  • December 3, 5, 10, 17 & 26, 2016

     

     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.

     

    The tour begins at 2.30 & 3:30 p.m. at Shirley Plantation,

    continues to Berkeley and ends at Edgewood

     

    The cost for the progressive tour is $42.00 per person.

     

    Reservations required

     

    To make reservations or additional information call Edgewood (804) 829-2962

     

     

 

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