Crysanthemum Jubilee
Chrysanthemum Jubilee 2013. The Aster Ball is coming on November 15, 2014

 

Saturday, November 1, 2014, 7:30 pm
Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee Program
The Haunted Turnpike
Aldie Mill
39401 John Mosby Highway
Aldie, VA 20105

MHAA’s Gray Ghost Interpretive Group will present a series of unnerving sketches of the unexplainable, uncomfortable, and downright haunted events from Civil War Aldie and the Little River Turnpike. Dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes. Meet at Aldie Mill! This program is co-sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the Mosby Heritage Area Association.

Grey Ghost Interpretive Group

Members of the Gray Ghost Interpretive Group, in period dress, will guide visitors through the “haunted” village of Aldie by lantern light. They will offer first person interpretations of some unexplainable tales from Civil War Aldie.

$10 Adults
$5 Students

Sunday, November 9, 2014, 3:00 pm
Conversations in History
1914: Viewing the Great War from Northern Virginia
Mt. Zion Church
40309 John Mosby Highway
Aldie, VA 20105

John King, of the National Park Service, will talk on the impact of World War I in the Northern Virginia area. Mr. King is an expert and collector of material culture from that period. He will bring some of his collection for his presentation. This program is co-sponsored by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority and the Mosby Heritage Area Association.

WWI

$10 for Adults
Students Free

 

Saturday, November 15, 2014, 6:00 pm
The Aster Ball
Rockburn
2225 Crenshaw Road
Marshall, VA 20115

Join us for The Aster Ball to be held again this year at the home of Donald and Mia Glickman, historic Rockburn. The evening will include food, drink and dancing of the 19th century lead by the Shenandoah Valley Civil War Era Dancers to music by the Virginia Reel Band.

Catoctin Creek Distillery will again offer a special drink created just for this event. Plenty of old Virginia food and drink will help make the evening a must event.

Bring your dancing shoes and be ready for lots of fun!

The Aster Ball

Reservations are required. Call for ticket information and reservations: 540-687-6681.

 

Saturday, November 29, 2014, 7:30 pm
Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee Program
The Great Burning Raid Sesquisentennial
Silver Brook Farm Bed and Breakfast
Hillsboro, VA

The Great Burning Raid of 1864 in the Loudoun Valley will be the theme of our last Cavaliers, Courage and Coffee program in 2014. Silverbrook Farm Bed and Breakfast will be the backdrop for this program as our Gray Ghost Interpretive Group tell the story of this event memorable event in our local history.

Potts Mill, Hillsboro, Virginia, photograph by J. Riley Stewart

Potts Mill, Hillsboro, Virginia, photograph by J. Riley Stewart

$8 Adults
$4 Students