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.


Sunday, June 26: Elizabeth Monroe Birthday Tea

June is the birthday month of First Lady Elizabeth Kortright Monroe! Help us celebrate at an elegant afternoon tea in the Museum Garden on Sunday, June 26, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. Living history interpreters and music will bring the Federal period alive! $25 per person ($20 for Friends of the James Monroe Museum). ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Call 540-654-1123 or email View the flyer here.

Friday, July 1: First Friday History Trivia Night

Make sure your Independence Day weekend includes the JMM tradition of celebrating the occasion with James Monroe (Jay Harrison) on Friday, July 1.  Cash bar, prizes, 50/50 raffle, 6:00-8:00PM.

Monday & Tuesday July 11 & 12, 9:00 AM-Noon: Major Monroe’s History Camp

Hands on History Camp for girls and boys ages 7-12. Games, crafts, demonstrations and tours introduce children to life during the 18th and early 19th centuries, including the American Revolution and the War of 1812.

$45 per child/$35 Friends of JMM. Light refreshments served, lunch not included. Space is limited to 15 children so reservations are required by July 8th. Contact Jarod Kearney at or 540-654-2112.



Call 540/654-1123 or e-mail Melissa Webb with questions about any of our events!