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

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.

Blacksmithing Demonstrations

09/02/2018 11:00 am


(All ages) Watch as the blacksmith fires up his forge and works with hammer and tongs to make iron tools and utensils. This free demonstration at Colvin Run Mill runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. No reservations are required. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Grinding Demonstrations

09/02/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) See and hear 19th 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. Add a tour of the mill for $7 for adults, $6 for students 16 and up with ID, and $5 for children and seniors. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

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.

Teas From Across Africa

09/15/2018 1:00 pm


(16-Adult) Travel through your teacup at this adventurous, tea-tasting seminar at Colvin Run Mill. The diversity of Africa’s tea production is evident from the black teas of Eastern Africa to South Africa’s Rooibos and Honeybus, to Morocco’s famous mint tea, and Egypt’s chamomile. Tea-infused treats and a take-home tea sampler are included. The program from 1 to 3…

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.

Grinding Demonstrations

09/16/2018 12:00 pm


(All ages) See and hear 19th 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. Add a tour of the mill for $7 for adults, $6 for students 16 and up with ID, and $5 for children and seniors. For more information, call 703-759-2771.

Photographer’s Day at the Mill

09/23/2018 11:00 am


(Adults) Colvin Run Mill Historic Site continues to gain popularity as a backdrop for local photographers’ work. Come scout out this location as autumn begins, and staff will be available to answer your questions about Park Authority photography permits and photography at the site. This free program runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. No reservations are required. For more…

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.