2022 Calendar of Events

For additional information on these events call (804) 829-6018 or email info@berkeleyplantation.com

September through December 2022

September 16-18, 2022

Bugler Summit at Historic Berkeley – Birthplace of Taps

Seminars will feature programs on bugle and “Taps” history, playing techniques, and funeral protocols.

Military buglers from Washington DC will discuss sounding “Taps” at ceremonies as well as professional trumpeters offering tips on improving performance. There will be an opportunity to play bugle marches and music for trumpet ensemble. The summit will conclude on Sunday with a program in the morning, a rehearsal, and a concert at 1:00, playing trumpet ensemble music and bugle marches. Registration required.

For more information and to register, visit: Bugler Summit 2022 - Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

September 24, 2022

Historic Autumn Pilgrimage House Tour

Sponsored by Westover Church

A tour of historic plantations, contemporary houses, and gardens throughout Charles City County.

Proceeds to benefit Westover Church and area outreach programs.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://westoverepiscopalchurch.org/2022-autumn-pilgrimage-house-tour/

Berkeley Plantation tours

October 1-8, 2022       

Berkeley Homeschool Days  

During the first week in October, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschool students and their families. Enjoy a guided house tour and learn about eighteenth-century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts, walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River, and make your way through Berkeley’s corn maze.

Picnic tables are available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.

The rate during this exclusive offer is $10 per adult and $6 per student (k-12).

Admission tickets purchased upon arrival.
Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more.

October 1 - November 30, 2022

Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Bring the family to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore, and exhibits.  Pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze. The corn maze is included in Berkeley’s regular tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin. Children can participate in our scavenger & nature hunts.  Picnic tables are available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore. Self-guided gardens, grounds, & corn maze.

$10 per adult / $6 per child  (ages 6-12)

Grounds tickets purchased upon arrival.

 

October 14 & 28, 2022

Twilight Ghost Tours

Berkeley’s History and Hauntings will a “maze” you!

Hear the tales of Berkeley’s paranormal activities during 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.

Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

$24.95 per person

Click here to purchase tickets.

Reservations are required.

November 6, 2022

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 foods and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men.

Activities and entertainment begin at 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving re-enactment and program 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

For more information, visit:  www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com

December 3, 2022 – January 1, 2023

Centuries of Christmas 

Berkeley’s 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.

Christmas tours daily  9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more.

Berkeley Plantation Christmas

December 3, 2022

Christmas Wreath Workshop   

Join our staff to learn techniques in creating your own Christmas wreath.  Berkeley will provide all the items required to make a beautiful wreath using fresh greenery cut from our gardens.  Enjoy a new holiday tradition and join us for a festive afternoon creating a beautiful wreath to decorate your home for the season.

Workshop begins at 1:00 p.m.

$45 per person

Reservations are required.

Click here to purchase tickets.

December 3, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2022

A Candlelight Christmas Tour

Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a Colonial Christmas.  Enjoy an exclusive after-hours candlelight tour of Berkeley’s 1726 Georgian mansion.  Hear tales of Christmas celebrations of a bygone era, while enjoying traditional decorations of holly, pine, boxwood, and cedar. Following the tour, gather for Christmas caroling and hot cider served in Berkeley’s mansion.

$24.95 per person

Reservations are required.

Click here to purchase tickets.

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Phone: (804) 829-6018

Toll Free: 1 (888) 466-6018

Fax: (804) 829-6757

Email: info@berkeleyplantation.com

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Charles City, Virginia 23030

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September Through December 2022

  • September 16-18, 2022

    Bugler Summit at Historic Berkeley – Birthplace of Taps

    Sponsored by Taps for Veterans

     

    Seminars will feature programs on bugle and “Taps” history, playing techniques, and funeral protocols.

    Military buglers from Washington DC will discuss sounding “Taps” at ceremonies as well as professional trumpeters offering tips on improving performance. There will be an opportunity to play bugle marches and music for trumpet ensemble. The summit will conclude on Sunday with a program in the morning, a rehearsal, and a concert at 1:00, playing trumpet ensemble music and bugle marches. Registration required.

    For more information and to register visit: Bugler Summit 2022 - Taps Bugler: Jari Villanueva

     

  • September 24, 2022

    Historic Autumn Pilgrimage House Tour

    Sponsored by Westover Church

     

    A tour of historic plantations, contemporary houses, and gardens throughout Charles City County.

    Proceeds to benefit Westover Church and area outreach programs.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://westoverepiscopalchurch.org/2022-autumn-pilgrimage-house-tour/

  • October 1-8, 2022

    Berkeley Homeschool Days        

    During the first week in October, Berkeley will offer a special rate to homeschool students and their families. Enjoy a guided house tour and learn about eighteenth-century life on a plantation. Explore the museum of paintings and artifacts, walk the five terraces of restored gardens leading to the James River, and make your way through Berkeley’s corn maze.

    Picnic tables are available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore.

    The rate during this exclusive offer is $10 per adult and $6 per student (k-12).

    Admission tickets purchased upon arrival.
    Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more.

  • October 1 - November 30, 2022

    Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

    Berkeley’s History and Hauntings will amaze you!

    Bring the family to Berkeley to explore the colorful autumn gardens, river shore, and exhibits.  Pick a pumpkin and find your way through the corn maze. The corn maze is included in Berkeley’s regular tour admission, an additional fee is charged to take home a pumpkin. Children can participate in our scavenger & nature hunts.  Picnic tables are available or bring a blanket and enjoy a picnic by the river shore. Self-guided gardens, grounds, & corn maze.

    $10 per adult / $6 per child  (ages 6-12)

    Grounds tickets purchased upon arrival.

  •  October 14 & 28, 2022

    Twilight Ghost Tours

    Berkeley’s History and Hauntings will a “maze” you!

    Hear the tales of Berkeley’s paranormal activities during 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.

    Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.

    $24.95 per person

    Click here to purchase tickets.

    Reservations are required.

  • November 6, 2022

    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 foods and a re-enactment of the Landing of Capt. Woodlief & his men.

    Activities and entertainment begin at 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

    Thanksgiving re-enactment and program 3:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.

    For more information, visit:  www.virginiathanksgivingfestival.com

  • December 3, 2022 – January 1, 2023

    Centuries of Christmas

    Berkeley’s 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.

    Christmas tours daily  9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

    Reservations are only required for groups of 10 or more.

  • December 3, 2022

    Christmas Wreath Workshop

    Join our staff to learn techniques in creating your own Christmas wreath.  Berkeley will provide all the items required to make a beautiful wreath using fresh greenery cut from our gardens.  Enjoy a new holiday tradition and join us for a festive afternoon creating a beautiful wreath to decorate your home for the season.

    Workshop begins at 1:00 p.m.

    $45 per person

    Reservations are required.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

  • December 3, 10, 11, 17, 18, 2022

    A Candlelight Christmas Tour

    Break away from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and let your imagination travel back to a Colonial Christmas. Enjoy an exclusive after-hours candlelight tour of Berkeley’s 1726 Georgian mansion. Hear tales of Christmas celebrations of a bygone era, while enjoying traditional decorations of holly, pine, boxwood, and cedar. Following the tour, gather for Christmas caroling and hot cider served in Berkeley’s mansion. 

    $24.95 per person

    Reservations are required.

    Click here to purchase tickets.

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