Posted on Jan 19 2013 in Events by admin
The Virginia Museum of the Civil War
Location: 8895 George Collins Parkway, New Market
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost (special rates for homeschoolers): $3/person, ages six to adult
Registration: Register by downloading the registration form, by calling 866-515-1864, or by visiting the website at http://www2.vmi.edu/museum/nm/index.html. Registration opens January 14, 2013. Space is limited, so register early.
Description: This 2013 Homeschool Day will offer hands-on learning experiences for all ages!
* Join the Confederate Army and learn to drill.
* Dance the Virginia Reel.
* Try 19th-century games and crafts.
* Watch the Emmy-award winning film Field of Lost Shoes.
* Peruse displays on wildlife and protecting our waterways.
Enjoy the spectacular views of the Shenandoah River from the overlooks–you may even spot the park’s resident bald eagles, wild turkeys, deer, and other wildlife! Have a lunch of sandwiches from Chick Fil-A® and home-baked goodies from the food booth. Visit the General’s Store for a great selection of books and other items to further your educational goals as well as souvenirs of your visit.
The event is sponsored by Chick Fil-A®, Green Valley Book Fair, and Wendy’s®.