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Jamestown Day

A jointly sponsored event at Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestowne Mark the 410th anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony. Discover Jamestown's legacy through a variety of maritime and interpretive programs and artillery firings. Climb aboard a Jamestown Settlement ship and see one sail, and take part in archaeological programs at Histori

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Historic Trades Fair

Blacksmiths, potters, turners, carvers, spinners and more gather at Jamestown Settlement to showcase historical trades and sell crafts and wares.

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“AfterWARd” with James Lafayette

James Lafayette’s success as a spy for American forces was instrumental in setting up the siege at Yorktown. As part of the "AfterWARd" special exhibition, actor Jamar Jones presents Slave Spy, a one-man show depicting this overlooked story.

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Liberty Celebration

Salute the 241st anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Observe tactical drills, take part in a variety of military exercises, and learn about the challenges that faced our nation’s founders, including those who signed the historic document.

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“Pocahontas Imagined” Special Exhibition

Four hundred years after the 1617 death of Pocahontas in England, her image and legend live on. Using depictions of Pocahontas from across the centuries, this special exhibition aims to illuminate the reasons behind her enduring legacy. Public lectures presented in partnership with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will take place on September 5 and 13 and October 3.

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