The calendar of events is updated as announcements occur and confirmations are made. Dates, locations and times are subject to change. For further information on park events, contact Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park at (540) 869-3051.

Thorndale Farm Program
Ranger Shannon Moeck leading the 150th Real Time program at Thorndale Farm


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2016 History at Sunset Series Schedule

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Cedar Creek and Belle Grove NHP will be working with The Middletown Heritage Society for this community event.

The Middletown Heritage Society will be opening The Hoffman House at 7827 Main Street for free tours decorated in 1800’s holiday style with Olde Time Carols being played on the antique organ.

"Frohe Weihnachten!"
Ranger Shannon Moeck will give a brief talk on German Christmas traditions and customs at 1 PM, 2 PM and 3 PM. This program will be in the kitchen at the Hoffman House.

Father Christmas himself will be handing out complementary gingerbread treats on the porch at The Wayside Inn while a storyteller in period attire will be reading “The Gingerbread Man” as first published in the1875 StNicholas Magazine and “The Night Before Christmas” along with other tales in front of the fireplace inside.

“Trees and Trains” will be puffing away at Worlds Away Events 7793 Main Street with free scavenger hunts and puzzles for all.

A little farther down Main Street, Belle Grove’s historic Manor House celebrates the season with "O Tannenbaum--A Festival of Trees." Area Garden Clubs have adorned each room. From 3pm to 5pm John Tole will play traditional carols on guitar, mandolin, banjo, and dulcimer. The winter kitchen and gift shop are open to all while there is a small fee to tour upstairs.

Please come enjoy all the free activities, visit area businesses and then enjoy dinner at one of the town’s restaurants.

For questions, call Tess Klimm 540-869-2964

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Sorry, but there are no events between 01/17/2017 and 02/16/2017


Partner Site Information

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Belle Grove Plantation - (540) 869-2028 or

Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation - (540) 869-2064 or

Hupp's Hill Civil War Park call - (540)-465-5884 or

Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation - (888) 689-4545 or

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P.O. Box 700
Middletown, VA 22655


(540) 869-3051
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