Events

CCHS meets the fourth Sunday of the months of January, April, July, and October.

Notice pertaining to location and programs appear in the Newsletter, this webpage and in the local papers the week prior to the meeting date.

The January, April, July, and October meetings are held at the Historic Courthouse (unless otherwise stated) in Rustburg at 2:30 p.m.

Upcoming

July 27, 2019

The Planetarium Experience (a partnership with the Campbell County Public Library System): We will transform the Historic Courthouse courtroom into a planetarium.  Celebrate the success of CCPL’s Summer Reading Program by being a part of the biggest celebration of the year! Free and open to the public.

July 28, 2019

Quarterly meeting of CCHS

Dennis Fritts will speak on the Virginia  Revolutionary  War regular Army soldiers.  He will bring a number of artifacts to demonstrate the life of the Virginia Continental Army soldier. 

Fritts is originally from Covington and is a 1965 graduate of Lynchburg College and  a 1971 graduate of  Appalachian State University.  He served four years in the U.S. Amy, including a tour in Vietnam where he was a Combat Engineer Officer.  After retiring from the Department of the Army, he spent ten years as a college instructor   and another eight years working for the Jamestowne/Yorktown Foundation.

He is a member of several historical societies, past President of the Society of the War of 1812 in Virginia, and he was a member of the Sons of the American Revolution in War of 1812 Color Guard.

Join us on July 28, 2019, at 2:30 in the Community Meeting Room of the Historic Courthouse Museum.

July 30, 2019

Wreath Bow-making Workshop

Join us on Tuesday, July 30, at 10:30 am for a wreath bow-making workshop. For a $5 donation you will make a bow to take home. Bring needle nose pliers (if you have them) and scissors, and everything else will be provided. You will select from a wide variety of ribbons suitable for most any décor or season. Community Meeting Room of the Historic Courthouse Museum at 774 Village Highway, Rustburg.

 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Historic Courthouse Holiday Market, Rustburg 5 to 8 pm

Indoor and Outdoor Evening Market.  Free vendor space.  Want local vendors of handcrafted items.    Food trucks, music, more! 774 Village Highway.  Contact Nina Thomas at 434 821-8509 or ninaandbick@gmail.com.