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Sully Historic  Site
[ 3650 Historic Sully Way ] [ Chantilly, VA 20151 ] [ 703-437-1794 ]

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Program Highlights

Colonial Day at Sully Historic Site
Colonial Day - 11/1/14

Saturday, November 1, 11am-4pm
Colonial Day
No reservations required. At Colonial Day, see Revolutionary War soldiers in camp and on the battlefield. Learn about daily life in rural Virginia. Make a craft to take home, step a country dance and have a hearty snack in our Colonial tavern.

Brand new to this event, The Old World Troubadour, John Durant! John is well known throughout the mid-Atlantic States for his repertoire of songs from the Colonial era as well as other historic time periods. He will be performing throughout the day in the east wing of the historic house. House tour included. $8/adult, $6/ child. $1 discount/child with coupon from school flyer.

Saturday, November 8, 1pm-2pm
Hands-on Harvest and Biscuits, Too Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(5-Adult) At the slave quarter, learn about the lives and chores of slaves who lived at Sully. Bake biscuits in the open hearth kitchen, dip a candle and fashion a corn husk doll. $10/person

Sunday, November 9, 1pm-3pm
Afternoon Tea - Celebrating Jane Austen Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(8-Adult) Enjoy afternoon tea on the 203rd anniversary of the publication of Sense and Sensibility. We'll offer some lighthearted hints on how to talk like Jane Austen and some insight into the lives of the Dashwood girls. $27/person

Holiday Nutcrackers Exhibit

November 22 - January 31
Holiday Nutcrackers Exhibit
See an amazing array of nutcrackers, both old and new, in a colorful case exhibit. This special holiday exhibit is included in a guided tour of the 1794 house.

December 3 - December 28
Daily, except Tuesdays
Festive Sully, 11am-4pm
Experience the Sully main house decorated for an 18th century season of celebration. Relive the 1885 holiday memories of a young Sully visitor seeing the tree decorated in Victorian splendor. Groups require reservations. $7/adult, $6/student, $5/ senior and child

Saturday, December 13
Civil War by Candlelight Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(5-Adult) Experience a Civil War Christmas as Confederate soldiers cook dinner in the field and fire the Christmas guns. Enjoy music by Evergreen Shade, make a 19th century holiday decoration, sample hot cider and homemade cookies. House tour is 45 min. outside festivities available until 8 p.m.

Sunday, December 14
World War II Christmas at Home Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(5-Adult) Soldiers on leave spent the holidays with family and friends dancing to big band music, singing carols and enjoying home cooking. Get in the spirit of a 1940s Christmas as you make an ornament to take home, learn about cooking with substitutions and hear the latest war news. Enjoy hot cider and homemade cookies. House tour is 45 min. outside festivities available until 8 p.m.

Saturday, December 20
19th Century Christmas by Candlelight Click to Register with Parktakes Online
(5-Adult) Holiday customs have evolved from elegant balls in the time of Jane Austen to family traditions of the Victorian era. See Regency period dancers and be inspired by Sully’s 1885 Christmas tree. Make a tree decoration based on a Victorian original. Enjoy hot cider and homemade cookies. House tour is 45 min. outside festivities available until 8 p.m.

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