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☷ Chesterfield County Virginia - Step Back in Time at Mayfaire Festival  to Celebrate Magnolia Grange s Bicentennial

☷ Chesterfield County Virginia - Step Back in Time at Mayfaire Festival to Celebrate Magnolia Grange s Bicentennial

Chesterfield County , state Virginia
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   Parks and Recreation and Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia
   May 6 , 2022
   CHESTERFIELD COUNTY , VA —
    On Saturday , May 21 ,
   Magnolia Grange
    will kick off its bicentennial celebration with a Mayfaire Festival from 10 a . m . to 4 p . m . on the front lawn . Visitors to Magnolia Grange will have the opportunity to step back in time and explore rural life in 1800’s Chesterfield .  
   The free event will kick - off with a reenactment of the 1986 ribbon cutting ceremony when the 1822 plantation home opened to the public as a house museum . Free tours of Magnolia Grange will be available on an on - going basis throughout the day .
   Numerous tradesmen and crafters will be on site including a chair caner , storyteller , tinsmith , basket weaver , bobbin lace , laundress , carpenter , and more . Historical interpreters will bring history to life with a Revolutionary War encampment , home life and a medicine/snake oil salesman .  
   Period toys and instruments will be on display and children will be able to participate in archaeology activities .
   Live historical music by the Harken Back String Band will be playing throughout the day . Traditional food and beverages will be available for purchase .
   Parking for Mayfaire Festival will be located at the Chesterfield County Government Complex at 9901 Lori Road . Shuttles will transport guests to the event site .
   Chesterfield Mayfaire is produced by
   Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia
    in partnership with
   Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation
    .
   

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