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Posted on: January 17, 2023

Haunted History Tours at Bacon's Castle


Lots of places host haunted house tours, but few can actually claim to be on the list of "14 Haunted Places in Virginia". Are you brave enough to tour the Castle at night and listen to spooky stories from the past?

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Chili Cook-Off

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Hampton Roads Winery is hosting a Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, February 18, 2023 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Want to enter your favorite recipe? Maybe you consider yourself a "chili aficionado". Either way, we have the event for you! 

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Bacon's Castle Village Faire


In Britain, fêtes are traditional outdoor public festivals.

They typically include entertainment and the sale of goods and refreshments. Following in this tradition, Bacon's Castle has planned a similar celebration of Spring and country ...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

Hike into History

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“Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone—there’s nothing like it.”  - Jason Ward, American Naturalist

Hike into History at Chippokes State Park which offers over 12 mile...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry

Jamestown Scotland Ferry

The Jamestown-Scotland Ferry system provides a relaxing and unique way to travel to, or from Surry County. The ferry system operates 24 hours, seven days a week - find the ferry schedule here.

It may only take one trip across the James River on a ferry boa...

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