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Upcoming Events

Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc.

Virginia Roots Music: The Richmond Recordings

Weems, VA
Due to the Coronavirus health alerts, this event will be rescheduled for April 2021. Please visit ChristChurch1735.org for updates on all upcoming programs and events.

Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson: The Question of Religious Freedom

Weems, VA
Join Patrick Henry (Richard Schuman) and Thomas Jefferson (Bill Barker) in this dramatic living history presentation as the two statesmen debate religious freedom and the role of government and taxation in promoting religi... read more

"Raise the Roof" Craft Beer Fest at Historic Christ Church & Museum 2020

Weems, VA
Join us Saturday, October 17 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. as we “Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 7th-Annual Craft Beer Fest in Weems, Virginia. Enjoy an array of Craft Beers, delicious BBQ or vegetarian fare... read more

A Variety of Religious Experiences: Natives, Africans and Europeans in Early Virginia

Weems, VA
Due to the Coronavirus health alerts, the March 15 (Huber) and March 29 (Bond) talks have been postponed. Please visit ChristChurch1735.org for updates on all upcoming programs and events.
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Past Events

Thomas Jefferson's Education

Thomas Jefferson's Education

Weems, VA
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian Alan Taylor discusses his new book Thomas Jefferson's Education, a beautifully written and thought provoking work on Jefferson's campaign to transform Virginia through education and the dilemmas slavery posed for such aspirations. Presentation begins at 7...
Thursday, February 20 2020 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America

The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America

Weems, VA
2019 Sunday Speaker Series: The Bones of Our Past: Jamestown and the Making of America  March 24: Mary Anna Hartley - "New Discoveries Inside Jamestown Church"Jamestown Rediscovery archaeologist Mary Anna Hartley takes us deep inside the recent excavations at the 1617 Jamestown church, which in ...
Sun, Mar 24 2019 2:00 PM Sun, Nov 3 2019 4:00 PM

Fall Crawl 2019: Historic Hampton

Fall Crawl 2019: Historic Hampton

Weems, VA
Fall Crawl - Historic Hampton Fort Monroe - Site of the Casement Museum, Old Point Comfort Lighthouse and the arrival of the first Africans to Virginia. Hampton History Museum - Nine permanent exhibitions trace the remarkable history of Hampton. Temporary exhibitions include "Exploring NASA's '...
Wednesday, October 16 2019 8:00 AM 5:30 PM

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: Wren Masters – “Jamestown 1619: Music from the New World and the Old”

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: Wren Masters – “Jamestown 1619: Music from the New World and the Old”

Weems, VA
The Wren Masters, a Baroque quartet from Williamsburg, take the audience on an interactive journey of discovery with the story of the English landing at Jamestown using music and eyewitness accounts from the time. Music from Elizabethan and Jacobean England alternates with early 17th-century musi...
Saturday, September 28 2019 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

"Raise the Roof" Craft Beer Fest at Historic Christ Church & Museum - 2019

"Raise the Roof" Craft Beer Fest at Historic Christ Church & Museum - 2019

Weems, VA
Join us Saturday, July 13th from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. as we “Raise the Roof” at Historic Christ Church & Museum's 6th-Annual Craft Beer Fest. Enjoy 12 Craft Beers, delicious BBQ (or vegetarian fare), homemade ice cream, and live music by Good Shot Judy and Bobby "Blackhat" Walters. Your ticket inclu...
Saturday, July 13 2019 1:00 PM 6:00 PM

Bly Straube and Spring Crawl to Jamestown

Bly Straube and Spring Crawl to Jamestown

Weems, VA
Tickets for Bly Straube's presentation-reception on June 13 are still available. Please purchase by June 11. The bus is full. We have a wait list for anyone who wants to carpool and follow the bus. The price would be $75 for the June 14 trip only or $100 for the trip and Bly Straube's presentatio...
Thu, Jun 13 2019 6:00 PM Fri, Jun 14 2019 5:30 PM

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: The Evermore String Quartet with Andrew McEvoy, Classical Guitar

Bringing Music to Life Concert Series: The Evermore String Quartet with Andrew McEvoy, Classical Guitar

Weems, VA
Enjoy the beautiful sounds of The Evermore String Quartet with Andrew McEvoy, Classical Guitar, performing works by Schulhoff, Mendelssohn, and Castelnuovo-Tedesco inside the superb acoustical setting of 1735 Christ Church, a National Historic Landmark.  4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Intermission with libati...
Saturday, May 18 2019 4:00 PM 6:00 PM

"The Mitchell Map of 1755"

"The Mitchell Map of 1755"

Weems, VA
In 1755 Lancaster County, Virginia native John Mitchell created perhaps the most important map of eastern North America made in the colonial period. Used during negotiations at the Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War, the map measured over 6 ½ feet wide by 4 ½ feet high. Historian Pa...
Thursday, February 21 2019 7:00 PM 8:30 PM

Foundation for Historic Christ Church - Donation

Foundation for Historic Christ Church - Donation

Irvington, VA
Help us preserve this National Historic Landmark (1735) and share its unique history through innovative educational programs.
Wed, Jan 30 2019 7:00 AM Tue, Dec 31 2019 11:59 PM

2018 Sunday Speaker Series - "Equalled by few; excelled by none:" Virginia Women in History

2018 Sunday Speaker Series - "Equalled by few; excelled by none:" Virginia Women in History

Weems, VA
"Equalled by few; excelled by none": Virginia Women in History  Four distinguished Virginia historians explore the theme of Virginia Women in History at Historic Christ Church & Museum’s 2018 Sunday Speaker Series: March 25 – Helen Rountree “Powhatan Indian Women and the Jamestown Colonists” A...
Sun, Mar 25 2018 2:00 PM Sun, Nov 4 2018 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

PO Box 24 Irvington, VA 22480
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