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February 2020

Slavery at Highland

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guests learning about enslaved workers

In honor of Black History Month, the drop-in program Slavery at Highland will be offered on select days in February. Slavery at Highland offers a discussion of historic slavery in the United States with special focus on the men, women,…

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Slavery at Highland

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guests learning about enslaved workers

In honor of Black History Month, the drop-in program Slavery at Highland will be offered on select days in February. Slavery at Highland offers a discussion of historic slavery in the United States with special focus on the men, women,…

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Slavery at Highland

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Guests learning about enslaved workers

In honor of Black History Month, the drop-in program Slavery at Highland will be offered on select days in February. Slavery at Highland offers a discussion of historic slavery in the United States with special focus on the men, women,…

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March 2020

CANCELED – Virginia Festival of the Book

March 22 @ 1:00 pm

This event has been canceled. In partnership with the 26th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Highland will host University of Virginia professor Justene Hill Edwards on Sunday, March 22 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. for Class, Church, and Place in…

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April 2020

CANCELED – Historic Tree Walk at Highland

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
redbud tree in bloom with pasture

This event has been canceled. Join us on Friday April 3, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., for a spring walk with the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards! Participants will learn more about Highland's trees during this free 90-minute walk at…

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CANCELED: Girl Scout Day at Highland

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
collage of girl scouts enjoying crafts

This event has been canceled. Join us on Saturday, April 25, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, for Girl Scout Day at James Monroe's Highland! Experience arts and crafts outdoors at the home of the Fifth President of the United…

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CANCELED: Annual Highland Sheep Shearing

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This event has been canceled. Highland’s annual sheep shearing will take place on Sunday, April 26 (rain or shine). At 3:00 p.m. Tom Stanley will demonstrate the New Zealand sheep shearing method at this educational, agricultural event. We will also…

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June 2020

CANCELED: “On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” Spanish Enrichment Camp: First June Session

June 8 @ 9:00 am - June 12 @ 3:00 pm
Children listening to Highland tour guide

Program Canceled Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This Spanish enrichment camp for children ages  4-10 will be held Monday through…

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CANCELED: “On the Farm with Mr. Monroe” Spanish Enrichment Camp: Second June Session

June 15 @ 9:00 am - June 19 @ 3:00 pm
Children listening to Highland tour guide

Program Canceled Highland, the home of President James Monroe, in a partnership with the Speak! Language Center, is excited to announce On the Farm with Mr. Monroe! This Spanish enrichment camp for children ages 4-10 will be held Monday through…

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Expanding the Narrative at Highland

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Monday, June 29, from 6:30-7:30pm, as Dr. Sara Bon-Harper, Executive Director of James Monroe’s Highland, and Ms. Jennifer Stacy, member of Highland’s Descendant Advisory Panel, lead a discussion on their work to represent a multivocal history, one…

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