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February 2019

Slavery at Highland

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We invite you to visit and learn more about the enslaved African American men, women, and children who worked on James Monroe’s property through our Slavery at Highland program. Bring your questions and come engage with a Highland guide at…

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Slavery at Highland

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We invite you to visit and learn more about the enslaved African American men, women, and children who worked on James Monroe’s property through our Slavery at Highland program. Bring your questions and come engage with a Highland guide at…

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Slavery at Highland

February 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We invite you to visit and learn more about the enslaved African American men, women, and children who worked on James Monroe’s property through our Slavery at Highland program. Bring your questions and come engage with a Highland guide at…

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March 2019

Drop Spindle Class

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

On Saturday, March 2, from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, Highland will host a drop spindle class. Led by crafter Russell Hubert, participants will learn how to spin wool using the traditional drop spindle method. Wool used during the drop…

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Virginia Festival of the Book: James Monroe, A Republican Champion

March 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Highland, in partnership with the 25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, will host Brook Poston, author of James Monroe: A Republican Champion, on Wednesday, March 20 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Poston, in conversation with Highland executive director Sara…

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Virginia Festival of the Book: Reexamining the Birth of a Nation, Jamestown and 1619

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

In partnership with the 25th Annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Highland will host James Horn, author of 1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy, and Joseph Kelly, author of Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America's Origin,…

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Historic Tree Walk at Highland

March 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

** Registration Full ** Join us on Friday March 29, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., for a spring tree 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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April 2019

Highland Book Club: April Meeting

April 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us on Wednesday, April 3, from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., for an evening of lively literary discussion at Highland, the home of President James Monroe. This event is FREE and open to the public. During the April meeting of…

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Historic Tree Walk at Highland

April 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

** Registration Full ** Join us on Friday April 5, from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., for a spring tree 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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Highland Honey and Mead Tasting

April 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us on Thursday, April 11, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for the Highland Honey and Mead Tasting. Guests will have a chance to speak with volunteer beekeepers Paul Legrand and Leslie Bouterie, sample honey from Highland and around the…

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