Petersburg Events

These events are in addition to normal museum operating hours. Visit the museum section of this website for hours of operation.

For further information about any events, please call (804) 733-2396.


Blandford Cemetery

Historic All Hallows Eve Cemetery Tours
Hour-long walking tours will feature symbolism and sentiment of 18th, 19th and 20th century grave markers and stories of some of the oldest permanent residents of Petersburg. Admission is $12 per person; reservations are required and can be made at EVENTBRITE after October
The event is not recommended for children under 12.

Tour Information

October 31, 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Blandford Church

Old Towne Opera Concert at Blandford Church
This evening event (time to be announced) features the Old Towne Opera in the lovely historic Blandford Church. Cost is $10 per person; tickets will be sold at the door the night of the concert.

Tour Information

Dec. 9,

“Scrooge” presented by Limelight Talent at Blandford Church
A family-friendly adaptation of a holiday favorite “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens performed by the local children’s theatre group Limelight Talent. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the Blandford Church Reception Center on December 10, the day of the performance. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children under twelve.

Tour Information

December 10, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Centre Hill Museum

Christmas Victorian Teas at Centre Hill
After a tour of the decorated mansion, enjoy a Victorian tea in the grand hallway of Centre Hill. These two-hour events, include music of the season and additional costumes from the PBS series Mercy Street on display. Reservations are required. Tickets are $35 and will be available on EVENTBRITE after November 1.

Tour Information

Sunday Tea Dates: Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17
Saturday Tea Dates: Dec. 9, Dec. 16
All Seatings at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Christmas Open House at Centre Hill
A family fun event featuring Victorian traditions of the season includes tours of the mansion which will be decorated with live arrangements, costumed interpreters, music of the season, ornament making, and holiday treats to eat and drink. Admission at the door is $10 per person, children under twelve are admitted free with adult admission and supervision.

Tour Information

December 2, 10:00am-5:00pm

Ghost Watch at Centre Hill
An evening of ghostly tales from Centre Hill Mansion, hour-long tours of the house will highlight interesting stories of spirits who have appeared in the house from time to time over many years. Admission for the event is $12 per person, tours reservations are required and can be made at EVENTBRITE after January 1.

Tour Information

January 24, 2018, 6:00-10:00