Listed below are a few suggestions:
The Carytown Food & Wine Festival
Sunday, October 7, 12-6PM
With hundreds of locally owned shops, boutiques, restaurants and specialty stores, there's something for everyone in Carytown!
The Food and Wine Festival spotlights not only the great wines of the region, but the incredible food that is prepared by area restaurants.
For more information, or to purchase tickets, click here.
The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar
Center at Historic Tredegar is located on 8 acres on the historic James River in
A National Historic Landmark, the Tredegar site contains five surviving
buildings illustrating the Iron Works era. The National Park Service operates
the Richmond Richmond National
located in the restored . Pattern
“One of the outstanding strengths of The Museum of the Confederacy is that it humanizes and personalizes this seminal event in our national life. In its exhibits, programs and publications, the Museum allows the participants in this terrible struggle to speak for themselves, to tell their own storied in their own voices and in their own way. The Museum of the Confederacy is a national treasure, an unmatched resource for anyone who wants to understand this nation in the twenty-first century.” -Ken Burns
Listed on the National and
registers, the John Marshall House has undergone remarkably few changes since ’s lifetime. The property remained in the Marshall Marshall
family until 1911 when it was sold to the City of .
has operated the John Marshall House as a museum since 1913 and is celebrating
a century of preservation. Virginia
Attractions outside Richmond:
Colonial Williamsburg - the restored 18th-century capital of
largest, wealthiest, and most populous outpost of empire in the New World. (Less than one hour Southeast of Downtown Richmond)
Thomas Jefferson's Monticello - Situated on a mountaintop outside
Virginia, Monticello, a 5,000-acre plantation, was the home of
Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of
the United States, and
founder of the . (Less than one hour West of Downtown Richmond) University
George Washington's Mount Vernon - George Washington’s plantation on the banks of the beautiful Potomac River offers visitors a chance to understand
’s first hero and the
fascinating world in which he lived. Over 1 million visitors come to walk in America Washington’s footsteps each year, making Mount Vernon the most popular historic estate in . America
Washington, D.C. - Our Nation's Capital, located approximately two hours North of Downtown Richmond.
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