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William Byrd II
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Calendar listing

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  • Stories at the Museum
    Stories at the Museum
    Date
    Saturday, November 19
    Time
    11:00am12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity during Stories at the Museum.
  • Stories at the Museum
    Stories at the Museum
    Date
    Saturday, December 3
    Time
    11:00am12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity during Stories at the Museum.
  • Quill Theater
    Date
    Monday, December 5
    Time
    10:00am11:30am
    Cost
    Free to $20
    Experience the sights and sounds of December 7, 1941—“ a date which will live in infamy”— through live readings of first-hand accounts, archival film footage, and audio recordings that will bring to life the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people in both Virginia and Hawaii as the United States was drawn into the Second World War.
  • Quill Theater
    Date
    Tuesday, December 6
    Time
    10:00am10:30am
    Cost
    Free to $20
    Experience the sights and sounds of December 7, 1941—“ a date which will live in infamy”— through live readings of first-hand accounts, archival film footage, and audio recordings that will bring to life the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people in both Virginia and Hawaii as the United States was drawn into the Second World War.
  • Quill Theater
    Date
    Wednesday, December 7
    Time
    10:00am10:30am
    Cost
    Free to $20
    Experience the sights and sounds of December 7, 1941—“ a date which will live in infamy”— through live readings of first-hand accounts, archival film footage, and audio recordings that will bring to life the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people in both Virginia and Hawaii as the United States was drawn into the Second World War.
  • Quill Theater
    Date
    Wednesday, December 7
    Time
    7:00pm8:30pm
    Cost
    Free to $20
    Experience the sights and sounds of December 7, 1941—“ a date which will live in infamy”— through live readings of first-hand accounts, archival film footage, and audio recordings that will bring to life the extraordinary experiences of ordinary people in both Virginia and Hawaii as the United States was drawn into the Second World War.
  • Ku-Klux: The Birth of the Klan during Reconstruction
    Banner Lecture Series
    Date
    Thursday, December 8
    Time
    12:00pm1:00pm
    Cost
    Free to $6
    On December 8 at noon, Elaine Frantz Parsons will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Horns, Masks, and Women's Dress: How the First Klan Used Costume to Build Domestic Terrorism.”
  • Stories at the Museum
    Stories at the Museum
    Date
    Saturday, December 17
    Time
    11:00am12:00pm
    Cost
    Free
    Enjoy a group reading of a history-themed book and a craft activity during Stories at the Museum.
  • Historic Disasters of Richmond
    Banner Lecture Series
    Date
    Thursday, January 19
    Time
    12:00pm1:00pm
    Cost
    Free to $6
    On January 19 at noon, Walter S. Griggs, Jr., will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Historic Disasters of Richmond.”
  • The Airship ROMA Disaster
    Banner Lecture Series
    Date
    Thursday, February 9
    Time
    12:00pm1:00pm
    Cost
    Free to $6
    On February 9 at noon, Nancy E. Sheppard will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Airship ROMA: A Forgotten Tragedy.”