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UPCOMING EVENTS AT FORT MONROE

Take a look at the list of upcoming events and you’re sure to find lots to do. From movie nights and lantern tours to seasonal concerts and sporting events, there’s something for everyone. Join us for one of the following events or host your own.

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Fort Monroe programs and events are presented through a collaboration of the United States Army, the Fort Monroe Authority, and the National Park Service. Events are subject to change without notice. All programs and events are free of charge, unless indicated otherwise. Some programs and events require pre-registration.


Aug
23
Thu
Special Event–Music By The Bay Summer Concert @ Continental Park
Aug 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Tonight’s performers: Peninsula Concert Band

Program sponsors for this event include:

Maestro level sponsors: Divaris Real Estate, Hampton Convention and Visitor Bureau, and Veolia
Dress Circle sponsors: Old Point National Bank
First Chair sponsors: Cox-Powell and Warwick Mechanical Group

Aug
24
Fri
Special Event–Campfire Talk Series, Night Skies at Fort Monroe-Waxing Gibbous Moonrise @ Colonies RV and Travel Park
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presenter this evening is Bird Taylor, Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers
Night Skies at Fort Monroe-Waxing Gibbous Moonrise: Join members of the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers (VPAS) to learn about different tools used for Observational Astronomy and how to read and use a Skymap. If skies are clear, stay after to view the waxing gibbous moon and some “deep-sky” celestial objects through a telescope!

Aug
25
Sat
Special Event: 11th Annual African Landing Day Commemoration presented by Project 1619 Inc. @ Continental Park
Aug 25 @ 11:30 am – 4:30 pm

11:30 am Traditional African Naming Ceremony performed by an African spiritual leader based on the individual’s spirit and social consciousness of their ancestry.
12 noon 8th annual Pilgrimage Prayer–World Day of Reconciliation and healing from the legacy of enslavement.
12:30 pm Annual African Landing Day Commemoration–Libation, African Dancers and Drummer, and ceremony to commemorate the arrival of the first Africans brought to English occupied North American in 1619.
1:30 pm Musical Mosaic, Genesis Performing Arts Society, Fortresses Live, Letitia White Academy of Dance, local youth dance groups, spoken word, poetry.
3:00 pm Procession to water to throw flower petals to honor the ancestors and lives lost.

Aug
31
Fri
Special Event–Campfire Talk Series, Kauwets’a:ka: People of the Water. History and Culture of the Meherrin Nation @ Colonies RV and Travel Park
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presenters this evening are Diane Lady Hawk Stephenson and Greg Two Hawks Stephenson of the Meherrin Nation
Kauwets’à:ka: People of the Water. History and Culture of the Meherrin Nation: Come hear from Two Hawk and Lady Hawk, members of the Meherrin Indian Nation, as they don traditional regalia and share native culture and customs.

Sep
7
Fri
Special Event–Campfire Talk Series, Blackbeard: Privateer, Pirate, Legend. 300 years of Infamy @ Colonies RV and Travel Park
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Blackbeard: Privateer, Pirate, Legend. 300 years of Infamy. Reach through time to meet the most infamous pirate of all time, Edward Teach aka Blackbeard as portrayed by Dan Hard.

Sep
13
Thu
Public Meeting–FMA Board of Trustees Finance Committee @ Building 83 Fort Monroe Authority Main Office
Sep 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sep
14
Fri
Special Event–Campfire Talk Series, Night Skies at Fort Monroe-Waning Crescent Moonrise @ Colonies RV and Travel Park
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Night Skies at Fort Monroe-Waning Crescent Moonrise: Join members of the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers (VPAS) to learn about different tools used for Observational Astronomy and how to read and use a Skymap. If skies are clear, stay after to view the waning crescent moon and some other “deep-sky” celestial objects through a telescope!

Sep
20
Thu
Public Meeting–Board of Trustees Annual Meeting @ Bay Breeze Conference Center
Sep 20 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
19
Fri
Special Event: Fort Monroe Ghost Walk @ Main Gate entrance to stone fort
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come and discover where history meets mystery! Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400 year history during our guided ghost walks. We have new stories and a brand new route this year along Ingalls Road. We’ll share stories about some of our private homes on Ingalls Road, the TRADOC complex, as well as some recent unexplained experiences. Tickets go on sale Monday, September 17th. Tours begin every 15 minutes from 6:15 to 9:15 pm and will last approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Advance ticket price–$15 per person. $20 at the door. Tours are rain or shine. Please be advised that this is a walking tour and most of the areas of the tour are not handicapped accessible. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 757-690-8061 | 757-251-2752

Special thanks to our sponsors: Weymouth Funeral Home and Old Point National Bank

Oct
20
Sat
Special Event: Fort Monroe Ghost Walk @ Main Gate entrance to stone fort
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come and discover where history meets mystery! Learn the hidden secrets of Fort Monroe’s rich 400 year history during our guided ghost walks. We have new stories and a brand new route this year along Ingalls Road. We’ll share stories about some of our private homes on Ingalls Road, the TRADOC complex, as well as some recent unexplained experiences. Tickets go on sale Monday, September 17th. Tours begin every 15 minutes from 6:15 to 9:15 pm and will last approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Advance ticket price–$15 per person. $20 at the door. Tours are rain or shine. Please be advised that this is a walking tour and most of the areas of the tour are not handicapped accessible. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Call 757-690-8061 | 757-251-2752

Special thanks to our sponsors: Weymouth Funeral Home and Old Point National Bank