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Garden Party

Saturday, May 4, 4:00pm6:00pm
Members Complimentary to Associate and 1831 Society Members; $20 to Benefactors; $35 to General Members; $45 to Non-Member Guests (Join today)
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Please join the Virginia Historical Society for the 66th annual Garden Party at Virginia House. Listen to great jazz, stroll through the gardens and enjoy our traditional mint juleps and crab cakes. Classic automobile display back by popular demand. 

Garen Party 2013


  • The 1831 Society*: complimentary

  • Associate: complimentary

  • Benefactor: $20

  • Virginia Historical Society Members: $35

  • Non-member Guests: $45

This is a member-only event. Reservations are required. If you are not a member and would like to attend this event, please contact Matt Weber at 804.342.9658 or Learn more about membership.

*Donors whose annual gift total $1,000 or more are recognized as members of the 1831 Society (our founding year).

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Learn the history of the mint julep before you attend our Annual Garden Party!
The Mint Julep by Richard Barksdale Harwell
Learn about the man behind the fantastically designed gardens at Virginia House.
Genius In the Garden: Charles F. Gillette and Landscape Architecture in Virginia

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