Annual Meeting & History Talk

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 7:00 PM (doors open 6:30)

Location: Lancaster Community Library, Kilmarnock

Guest presentation "The Courthouse Village and Court Day in Colonial Virginia." Architectural historian Dr. Carl Lounsbury will discuss the buildings and activities of several of Virginia's colonial courthouse towns, including Lancaster, and examine the role of Court Day in the public life of the community. Talk begins at 7:00 sharp and will last 45-60 minutes. Followed by annual business meeting and election of officers. Open to the public. Reservations requested to ensure seating 462-7280 or history@mbwm.org

Annual Shuckin' on the Court House Green Oyster Roast

Date: Saturday, November 10, 2018

Time: afternoon

Location: Museum Grounds

Fundraiser to benefit the museum, library, and historical society. Ticket details and start of sales to be announced in late August.

CLOSURES in 2018

Date: Sat, May 26, 2010



Thu May 10: Museum closed for staff training. Library open 10-4. Sat May 26: Museum & Library closed holiday weekend. Wed July 4: Museum & Library closed holiday. Sat Sept 1: Museum & Library closed holiday weekend. Nov 22-24: Museum closed Thanksgiving break. Dec 22-Jan 1: Museum closed Christmas break.

EXHIBIT: Lancaster in World War I, Home Front to Battle Front

Date: March 28-July 28, 2018


Location: Museum

Features more than 70 artifacts, documents, biographical profiles, and research panels that examine the war through the experiences of Lancaster County residents who served in the military and those who supported civilian efforts at home. The items, drawn from the museumís permanent collection and on loan from community members, include uniforms, accessories, equipment, military certificates and service records, personal letters, soldier photographs, original war bond posters, and local Red Cross chapter notes. Open during museum hours Wed, Thu, Fri 10-4 (except closed May 10 and July 4) and 4th Saturday of April, June, July 11-3. $5 admission donation requested.

Members' Garden Party & Exhibit Open House

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018

Time: 5:30-7:00 PM

Location: Museum

By invitation only to Members and Volunteers. Not a member? Join today!

Saturday Hours during WWI Exhibit

Date: Sat Apr 28, Jun 23, July 28 2018

Time: 11:00-3:00

Location: Museum

Special Saturday hours 11:00-3:00 on the 4th Saturdays of April, June, and July for viewing of "Lancaster in World War I" exhibit.