Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center winter hours 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Closed Tuesdays.

5040 Walney Road
Chantilly, Virginia

John Shafer,
Manager

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park Events

 

Beautiful Handmade Arts

01/20/2018 11:00 am


(8-Adult) Join us on Saturdays as we create art projects inspired by history. January: Silhouettes, February: Calling Cards, March: Ceramic Art. The program will run from 11 to 12 p.m. and costs $9 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Kids Korner Winter

01/24/2018 10:00 am


(3-6 yrs.) Preschoolers explore nature or history once a month at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park accompanied by an adult. An outdoor activity and craft are included in the sessions from 10 to 11 a.m., and the cost is $6 per child. The topic in January is Snow. Call 703-631-0013.

Sewing the Past Workshop

01/28/2018 10:00 am


(13-Adult)Learn how to sew using a hand-cranked, 1940s sewing machine with historian Mea Clift. Learn the machine operating basics, then make your own decorative quilt square in a relaxing morning of sewing and crafting. The program runsfrom10 a.m.to1 p.m. costs $30 per person. Call 703-631-0013.

Feeding Day!

02/03/2018 10:00 am


(2-Adult) See how we feed our site display animals at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. Search for worms and insects and assist in serving dinner. Make a birdfeeder to take home and use. The program is from 10 to 11 a.m. and costs $7 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Valentine Tea and Poetry

02/11/2018 3:00 pm


(2-Adult) Enjoy poetry, tea and sugar cookies at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park’s Machen Farm with your favorite sweetheart. Hear our Walney mystery love poem and write your own verse to frame in childhood Valentine card style. The program from 3 to 4 p.m. costs $8 per person. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult . For more information, call…

African-Americans at Walney

02/24/2018 2:00 pm


(6-Adult) In this interactive walking tour through Ellanor C. Lawrence Park, learn the names and stories of the many African-American families who lived here in slavery and in freedom. The tour from 2 to 3 p.m. costs $6 per person. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

Birds Around Us

02/24/2018 2:00 pm


(2-Adult) Examine beaks, feathers, nests and talons in this program from 1 to 2 p.m. at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park’s Cabell’s Mill. Learn about bird life cycles, migration patterns and adapta-tions. The cost is $6 per person. Children must come with a registered adult. Call 703-631-0013

Ellanor C. Lawrence Classes and Camps

See all the classes and camps scheduled at Ellanor C. Lawrence Park.