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Home Educator Day at Highland

November 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

children listening to war of 1812 reenactors

James Monroe’s Highland will host Home Educator Day on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. In addition to guided tours geared toward home educator families, participants can enjoy additional historic demonstrations and craft activities including:

  • Open hearth cooking
  • War of 1812 militia soldiers
  • Wool spinning demonstration
  • Performances by Elizabeth Kortright Monroe (11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.)
  • Cross stitch sampling programs (11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.)
  • Additional historic games and crafts

Home Educator Day at Highland is $5.00 for participants and adult chaperones. Children under 6 and Monroe’s Farm Friends are FREE. We invite you to bring a picnic and spend the day at the home of our nation’s 5th president!

Guided tours will be available every 20 minutes beginning at 10:20 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Each tour slot can accommodate 16 individuals. Guests must register online to guarantee a specific tour time. Online tour registration will close at midnight on November 6. Walk-up visitors may register for a tour on a first come, first served basis on the day of the event.

Preregistration for this event has closed.

Sponsored by the James Monroe Museum, Barnes and Noble of Charlottesville, and Home Educators Association of Virginia.




November 7, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm