Colvin Run Mill Historic Site

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Hours: Daily 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays

10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls, Virginia 22066

Mike Henry,
Manager

Colvin Run Mill Historic Site Events

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmithing

06/03/2018 11:00 am to 06/03/2018 3:00 pm


A blacksmith fires up his tongs on a regular basis at the mill.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

06/03/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge at Colvin Run Mill and works with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils. The demonstrations on the first and third Sundays of the month runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is free, and no reservations are required. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Grinding Demonstrations

06/03/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) Engage your senses and experience 19th century technology at work at Colvin Run Mill. The miller will be grinding, conditions permitting, from noon to 3 p.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month. Please call the site to confirm. The grinding demonstration is free and no reservations are required. Take a mill tour for $7 for adults, $6 for…

Northern Virginia Carvers

06/03/2018 12:00 pm to 06/03/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

06/03/2018 12:00 pm to 06/03/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Colvin Run Mill Landscape Cleanup

06/09/2018 8:30 am to 06/09/2018 1:30 pm


The Historic Sites Volunteer Corps is looking for volunteers to help revitalize and care for Colvin Run Mill Historic Site. This stewardship opportunity protects Fairfax County’s cultural resources and is ideal for anyone interested in history, architecture, landscaping, gardening and community outreach. Volunteers will receive a complimentary…

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

06/17/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge at Colvin Run Mill and works with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils. The demonstrations on the first and third Sundays of the month runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is free, and no reservations are required. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Father’s Day Celebration at the Mill

06/17/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Fathers and grandfathers can tour the mill at Colvin Run for free on Father’s Day when accompanied by a paying child. Hourly tours of the 19th century water-powered gristmill cost $7 for adults; $6 for students age 16 or older with ID; and $5 for children and seniors. Treat Dad to a free wood carving lesson from noon to 4 p.m. at the mill with the…

Grinding Demonstrations

06/17/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) Engage your senses and experience 19th century technology at work at Colvin Run Mill. The miller will be grinding, conditions permitting, from noon to 3 p.m. on the first and third Sundays of the month. Please call the site to confirm. The grinding demonstration is free and no reservations are required. Take a mill tour for $7 for adults, $6 for…

Grinding Grain

Grinding

06/17/2018 12:00 pm to 06/17/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Northern Virginia Carvers

06/17/2018 12:00 pm to 06/17/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Run of the Mill

06/24/2018 1:00 pm


(6-Adult) Visit historic Colvin Run Mill to learn about the milling process from beginning to end. This hands-on program teaches you how we clean, mill and sift grains using antique equipment. All participants take home a souvenir sample bag of what is milled during class. The program from 1 to 3 p.m. costs $20 per person. Children younger than age 12 must be…

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

07/01/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge at Colvin Run Mill. See him work with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils, conditions permitting. Please call the site to confirm. This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and no reservations are required. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmithing

07/01/2018 11:00 am to 07/01/2018 3:00 pm


A blacksmith fires up his tongs on a regular basis at the mill.

Northern Virginia Carvers

07/01/2018 12:00 pm to 07/01/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

07/01/2018 12:00 pm to 07/01/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Grinding Demonstrations

07/01/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) Engage your senses and experience19th century tech­nology at work at Colvin Run Mill. The miller will be grinding, conditions permitting, from noon to 3 p.m. Please call the site to confirm. No reservations are required. The cost is $7 for adults, $6 for students 16 and up with ID, and $5 for children and seniors. For more information, call…

Wood Carving Lessons

07/01/2018 12:00 pm


(12-Adult) Enjoy a free wood carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Carvers at Colvin Run Mill. Drop in for a lesson between noon and 4 p.m. No reservations are required. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Run of the Mill

07/08/2018 1:00 pm


(6-Adult) Visit historic Colvin Run Mill to learn about the milling process from beginning to end. This hands-on program teaches you how we clean, mill and sift grains using antique equipment. All participants get to take home a souvenir sample bag of what is milled during class. The program runs from 1 to 3 p.m., and the cost is $20 per person. Children younger…

Wood Carving Lessons

07/15/2018 12:00 pm


(12-Adult) Enjoy a free wood carving lesson with the Northern Virginia Carvers at Colvin Run Mill. Drop in for a lesson between noon and 4 p.m. No reservations are required. There is a nominal charge for wood blanks. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Grinding Demonstrations

07/15/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) Engage your senses and experience19th century tech­nology at work at Colvin Run Mill. The miller will be grinding, conditions permitting, from noon to 3 p.m. Please call the site to confirm. No reservations are required. The cost is $7 for adults, $6 for students 16 and up with ID, and $5 for children and seniors. For more information, call…

Grinding Grain

Grinding

07/15/2018 12:00 pm to 07/15/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Northern Virginia Carvers

07/15/2018 12:00 pm to 07/15/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

07/29/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge at Colvin Run Mill. See him work with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils, conditions permitting. Please call the site to confirm. This free event runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and no reservations are required. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Northern Virginia Carvers

08/05/2018 12:00 pm to 08/05/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

08/05/2018 12:00 pm to 08/05/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

08/19/2018 12:00 pm to 08/19/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Northern Virginia Carvers

08/19/2018 12:00 pm to 08/19/2018 3:00 pm


Woodcarvers show their creations and offer their tools and expertise to budding artists.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmithing

09/02/2018 11:00 am to 09/02/2018 3:00 pm


A blacksmith fires up his tongs on a regular basis at the mill.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

09/02/2018 12:00 pm to 09/02/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

09/16/2018 12:00 pm to 09/16/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmithing

10/07/2018 11:00 am to 10/07/2018 3:00 pm


A blacksmith fires up his tongs on a regular basis at the mill.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

10/07/2018 12:00 pm to 10/07/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Grinding Grain

Grinding

10/21/2018 12:00 pm to 10/21/2018 3:00 pm


The mill grinds grain on a regular summer schedule.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

Blacksmithing

11/04/2018 11:00 am to 11/04/2018 3:00 pm


A blacksmith fires up his tongs on a regular basis at the mill.