Events at Ferry Farm and Kenmore

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Shakespeare by Candlelight at Kenmore

Actory portraying CymbelineAugust 14, 15, & 16 – 8:00 p.m.

Mark your calendar for an inspired production of William Shakespeare's Cymbeline, presented by candlelight in an eighteenth-century style.

$20 adults; $15 students
Performance in the Crowninshield Museum Building
Limited seating, reservations required

Please call 540-370-0732 or email hayes@gwffoundation.org

Includes a candlelight tour of Kenmore (6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.)


Building George’s House

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Visit Ferry Farm to learn about the skills needed to build the Washington house in the 1700s! Mark your calendar for a series of historic trades demonstrations led by knowledgeable craftspeople from across Virginia.

Demonstration and children’s activity included with admission to Ferry Farm.


Family History Adventure Tours at Historic Kenmore

Available March through December

  • Play “I Spy Kenmore”
  • Discover fun facts about history
  • Visit a period kitchen
  • Learn about food in the 18th century at Kenmore
  • For adults and children ages 4-12 (children must be accompanied by an adult)
  • $10 adults;
    $8 children

Date/Time: by reservation. Registration for weekdays—24 hours in advance; registration for weekends—1 week in advance.

To register, please call (540) 370-0732 x24 or send email to
hayes@gwffoundation.org


Don't forget about our terrific school programs!

Available both on-site at Kenmore and Ferry Farm and in local school classrooms.


Birthday Parties at Ferry Farm and Kenmore!

Treat your child, age 5 to 10, and his or her friends to a birthday party at George Washington's Ferry Farm or Historic Kenmore! Learn more.


Please Note: A staff photographer is usually present at public events. Photos taken by the staff photographer at these events may be used by the Foundation for marketing and promotional purposes. Your attendance at the event implies permission for the Foundation to use these photos and the Foundation owns the copyright for all such photos.