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 2018 is available here. For recordings of past programs please visit our YouTube channel.

Unless otherwise indicated, all events are free and open to the public.



Friday, June 8, 6:00-8:00 PM
Second Friday History Trivia Night, with Celebrity Quizmaster Sara Poore

Location: James Monroe Museum

Join us in the garden for History Trivia Night featuring first time Celebrity Quizmaster Sara Poore, President and CEO of the Fredericksburg Area Museum! Admission, participation, and snacks are free. There will be a cash bar and a 50/50 raffle.

Saturday, June 30, 2:00-5:00 PM
Elizabeth Monroe’s 250th Birthday Celebration

Location: James Monroe Museum

Join Mrs. Monroe in the garden for cake and music in celebration of the 250th anniversary of her birth! Anna Deitel, with Our Historic Life, will offer instruction in the cards games Whist and King’s Corners, followed by time to play each game in small groups! This is a free, family-friendly event.

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