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    Come on out and enjoy Farmers Markets, 5ks, Teas, golf, and of course history!

    Explore the Hopewell / Prince George Virginia area by taking part in one of our many area events. There is something for everyone from the the exercise lover to the foodie to the history buffs in our lively community. festivals. For your convenience, we have listed the major events in the Hopewell / Prince George Virginia area. Times & dates are subject to change and weather conditions. For more information, contact the Hopewell / Prince George Virginia Visitor Center at 800-863-8687.

  • MARCH 2017

    ​March 25 - 21st Annual Family Resource Gala and Hopewell Public Schools Fine Arts Festival.  There will be plenty of information, entertainment, door prizes and goodies, and ART.  Events begin at 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, Hopewell High School Gym, 400 S Mesa Drive, Hopewell, VA.  For more details call 804 541-6414 or send email to lcbrown@hopewell.k12.va.us.

     

    APRIL 2017

    April 8 - 2nd Annual Appomattox River Regional Park 5k Trail Run.  Hosted by Prince George Parks and Recreation, Riverside Regional Jail, and Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR).  Proceeds to benefit FOLAR and Special Olympics.  Run begins at 9:00 am, Appomattox River Regional Park, 800 Folar Trail, N Prince George, VA.  For additional information call 804 458-6164 or go to http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov or register go online at www.raceit.com.

    April 22 - 12th Annual Fool for Art 2017.  Sponsor is John Tyler Community College, Midlothian Campus, Richmond, VA.  For more information go to foolforart@jtcc.edu or call 804 594-1527.

    April 23 - Appomattox Garden Club Tea at Weston.  Tea time is 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm and features fantastic goodies and a tour of the Garden Week floral decorations at Weston Plantation, 400 Weston Lane, Hopewell, VA.  Cost is $10.00 per person.  Call Becky Hyatt, 804 458-1023, or Judy Marks, 804 541-1184, for tickets.  Tickets are also available at Weston Plantation’s “All Manor of Things” Gift Boutique. 

    April 27 - 30 – 12th Annual Spring Tour, Defending Richmond, at Pamplin Park.  A. Wilson Greene and other local historians examine the efforts to capture the Confederate capitol.  Tour also include visits to the Seven Days Battlefields, North Anna, Haw’s Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, Cold Harbor, White House of the Confederacy, Tredegar Iron Works, and Belle Isle Prison.  For more information on this tour and to make a registration, go to their website at http://pamplinpark.org/event/12th-annual-spring-tour-defending-richmond

     

    MAY 2017

    May 6,7 – The Cavalier -  N&W Class J 611 Train – Lynchburg, VA, to Petersburg, VA.   If you are not riding the train, come to Old Town Petersburg to see this vintage steam engine at its best and meet some of its passengers.  Train will arrive in Petersburg about 12:30 pm where passengers will have a 3-hour layover to explore Petersburg. If riding the train, see some of the most beautiful Virginia scenery while leisurely relaxing in one of the cars.  Train departs Lynchburg each day at 6:30 am and arrives back at 8:30 pm.  For reservations and amenities while abroad the train, go to http://fireup611.org/excursions/2017-the-cavalier

    May 6 thru October (Saturdays) - Prince George County Farmers Market, Scott Memorial Park, 6680 Courthouse Road, Prince George, VA.  Open 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.  For more information, go to http://www.princegeorgecountyva.gov   

    May 13 – 6th Annual Prince George Community Day.  8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Scott Memorial Park, 6680 Courthouse Road, Prince George, VA.  Food, Spring Plant Sale, Bake Sale, and Grand Prize and Hourly Raffles. Crafts and specialty vendors and local civic organizations and businesses are invited to reserve an Event Tent to share your wares.  Please contact thewomansclubofpg@gmail.com if interested in an event tent.  The Prince George Hometown Heroes Fun Run 5K and Little Hero Feet Meet will begin at 9 a.m.  Race Registration at https://runsignup.com/hometownhero5k.

    May 13 - Mother’s Day Tea.  Two seating:  10:00 am – 11:30 am and 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm, Pamplin Historical Park.  Reservations required.  Call 877-726-7546 or visit http://www.pamplinpark.org/event/mothers-day-tea.

    May 13 – 12th Annual VCU Health Cap2Cap—Charles City.  This is an annual ride from Richmond to Williamsburg on the Virginia Capital Trail (Route 5).  Bicyclists can choose 15, 25, 50, or 100-mile route.  This is not a race, just leisure riding.  Entry cost will include lunch and access to a post-ride party.  For cost and registration go to http://virginiacapitaltrail.org/cap2cap-ride/

    May 18 - 16th Annual President’s Cup Golf Open.  Sponsored by the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber of Commerce at the Country Club of Petersburg, 1250 Flank Rd, Petersburg, 804 541-2461, memberservices@hpgchamber.org or visit website at http://www.visithpg.com/events/calendarcatgid/6?m=2017-04-01

    May 20 – Armed Forces Day at Fort Lee.  Fort Lee is celebration 100 years.  Come out and help them celebrate.  Special activities are planned throughout the day.  For more information go to http://www.lee.army.mil or www.facebook.com/ArmyFortLee.

    May 24 thru September 13 (weekly) - Historic Hopewell Foundation – Lunch & Lecture Series.  , Appomattox Regional Library, 209 East Cawson Street, Hopewell, VA, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.   Bring bag lunch -- drink and dessert will be provided. For information, call 804-458-4682.

     

    MORE EVENTS TO COME!

     

    To verify dates or for more information, contact the Hopewell/Prince George Visitor Welcome Center at 1 800 863-8687

    For a listing of Civil War events at the Petersburg National Battlefield, visit: https://nps.gov/pete/planyourvisit/calendar.htm

    For a listing of Civil War events at the Pamplin Historical Park, visit:  http://pamplinpark.org/events

    For a listing of Beacon Theatre Concerts, visit http://www.thebeacontheatreva.com

    Holiday Closings:

    CHAMBER and VISITOR CENTER CLOSED ON THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S DAY. 

    Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented here, the Hopewell/Prince George Chamber and Visitors Center assume no responsibility for changes, omissions, or errors. Please call to verify these events. 800-863-8687.

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