UPCOMING EVENTS

Virginia Rocks
February 15, March 15, April 19 and May 17,2014
All ages welcome
10 am - 4 pm

On these days the museum will focus on the rocks, gems and minerals in Virginia by setting up a special display of these items and encouraging the public to bring in any interesting rocks or minerals so that staff can identify the material.


Annual FOMP Spring Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 12, 2014
11:00 am
All Ages Welcome!

The Friends of Monroe Park and Fauquier County Parks and Recreation Department are pleased to be co-sponsors of the Annual Friends of Monroe Park Spring Egg Hunt!!! Bring the whole family and see how many colorful eggs the kids, 11 and under, can find! Please call the park office at 540-752-5330 or email monroepark@fauquiercounty.gov by April 9 to RSVP so we know how many young ones to expect.


The History of Kellysville and the Kelly Gold Mine
Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 pm

The Gold Mining Camp Museum is honored to welcome James Flanagan for presentation about the history of the village of Kellysville from 1829 when John P. Kelly bought the mills, property, and plantation from Robert Beverly, to the present. Mr. Flanagan, an honored high school and college instructor, founder and Past-President of the Fauquier County Civil War Roundtable, an avid researcher and tour guide for the Kelly's Ford Battlefield, and presently the Education Coordinator for the Liberty Heritage Society, will describe how and why the area went from the most productive village anywhere along the river to non-existent today.