Calendar of Events

The museum’s special events are supported by the H. Stewart Jones Charitable Trust; the Paul and Jane Jones Trust, Walter Jervis Sheffield, Trustee; the Fredericksburg Savings Charitable Foundation; the James Monroe Memorial Foundation; and the Friends of the James Monroe Museum.

An electronic version of our Public Programs schedule for Feburary-June 2017 is available here.



Our first night of “Sketchy History” was such fun! Be sure to join us next time, on Friday August 4!


Friday, June 9, 6:00-8:00 PM, Second Friday History Trivia Night
Location: James Monroe Museum

Join us in the garden for History Trivia Night featuring returning Celebrity Quizmaster Ted Schubel, radio personality and host of Town Talk on NewsTalk 1230 WFVA. Admission, participation, and snacks are free. There will be a cash bar and a 50/50 raffle. Please note, this event is on the second Friday.

Saturday, June 24, 1:00-4:00 PM, Elizabeth Monroe Birthday Celebrationelizabeth-monroe
Location: James Monroe Museum

Join us for the presentation “A Revolution in Fashion: Clothing during Elizabeth Monroe’s Lifetime,” by textile historian Colleen Callahan, and a presentation about Elizabeth Monroe by living history interpreter Heidi Stello, JMM guide and editorial assistant for The Papers of James Monroe. Tea and light refreshments. Free.


If you missed our Presidents’ Day Presidential Press Conference on February 20, 2017 you can watch it here.


PhotographerThe James Monroe Inauguration Bicentennial Celebration was a resounding success! Thank you to all who participated, and to all who attended! If you were unable to join us you can watch the celebration on our YouTube channel here. A photo album of the event is available on Facebook.



Call 540/654-2111 or e-mail Lynda Allen with questions about any of our events!