Programs and Events

2017 Event Calendar

August 16 — Battle of Guard Hill Battlefield Overview & Tour

August 28 — Museum Exhibit Opening: Communication

August 28 — Balthis House Donor Circle Cookout

September 14 — Lecture Series: Jason Griffeth, Uniforms of the Major Armies of World War I

September 23 — Wreath laying honoring Mosby’s Men, executed September 23, 1864

September 27 — Fall Tea

October 13-14 — Festival of Leaves

October 28 — Haunted Tour of Front Royal

November 2 — Membership Dinner

December 9 — Holiday Social & Holiday House Tour

Festival of the Leaves

Come and join us for crafts, food, entertainment and a great hometown parade. Heritage Square, located on the Warren Heritage Society grounds, will feature apple butter making, historical demonstrations and sales and other traditions of the Valley. The Ivy Lodge Museum and Gift Shop will be open as well as the Stokes Country Store. The Belle Boyd Cottage, Balthis House, Summer Kitchen and Smoke House will all be open for free tours as well as neighboring museum Warren Rifles Confederate Memorial Museum.
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History Camp

The Warren Heritage Society is proud and happy to sponsor History Camp in beautiful Warren County and Front Royal, Virginia. The History Camp is designed to provide a fun, hands-on, activity-filled approach to help students develop an appreciation for history in general and knowledge of local history, all the while helping to improve academic performance in class and on the Virginia Standards of Learning social studies tests.
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Ice Cream Social

Every summer members and invited guests are invited to enjoy ice cream and cookies on the patio in front of the Belle Boyd Cottage.

WHS Annual Membership Dinner

Members and invited guests gather to hear a speaker and enjoy dinner together.

Holiday Social

Members and invited guests gather together to celebrate the holidays and present the Rebecca Poe Preservation Awards.