Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site Events

February 2020

February 6

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

February 8

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

February 20

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

February 22

A day to speak the names of nearly 200 former enslaved men, women and children.
A day to lift up our voices in honor of the sacrifice and strength of so many African American forefathers and mothers.
A day for coming together in fellowship.

A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE

Program begins at 10 a.m. in the Picnic Loop 
Public welcome. Everyone admitted free.

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February 22

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

March 2020

March 5

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

March 14

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

March 19

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

March 28

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

April 2020

April 2

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

April 10

Governor Hogg purchased the property that became the Varner-Hogg Plantation in 1901 to have a home where his children could join him on school vacations and holidays. He probably would have enjoyed the sight of hundreds of children searching for Easter eggs filled with candy and toys at his home! Join us as "Governor Hogg," along with his pal, The Easter Bunny, reads The Tale of Peter Rabbit...

April 11

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

April 16

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

April 25

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

May 2020

May 7

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

May 9

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

May 21

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

May 23

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

June 2020

June 4

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

June 13

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

June 18

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

June 27

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

July 2020

July 2

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

July 11

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

July 16

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

July 25

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

August 2020

August 6

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

August 8

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

August 20

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

August 22

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

September 2020

September 3

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

September 12

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

September 17

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

September 26

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

October 2020

October 1

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

October 10

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

October 15

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

October 24

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

November 2020

November 5

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

November 14

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

November 19

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

November 28

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

December 2020

December 3

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

December 12

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

December 17

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

December 26

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...

January 2021

January 7

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

January 9

***PROGRAM INFORMATION UPDATED, JANUARY 16, 2020*** This program has been moved to the afternoon (1-3 p.m.) for all dates, beginning February 8, 2020.

Explore Varner-Hogg Plantation through its artifacts, maps, photographs, documents and buildings. As a team, we’ll investigate a particular object or building and discover why it’s important to preserve it. Attend four Time Team Jr....

January 21

What could be better than enjoying a wonderful storybook on the porches of Varner-Hogg’s Main House and cottages? Join us every first and third Thursday to share a storybook that introduces early readers to history and cultures around the world with themes that explore diversity, friendship, compassion and inclusion. Plus, children may bring their own favorite storybooks to share and...

January 23

***No program February 22, 2020. Please join us for 'A Day of Remembrance' (See separate event listing for details.)

Discover the people who lived on Varner-Hogg and the work they did on the plantation. Each month, we’ll discover how landowners, enslaved people, sharecroppers, cowhands, and roughnecks grew crops, took care of their families, kept the plantation running, and celebrated...