Upcoming Events at the Museum

HAPPY HOMES and FERTILE FARMS on SMILING WATERS, Saturday, March 4, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Back by popular demand!

An original movie, originally produced in 1999 by longtime county resident Eugene C. Hudgins, who narrates the film. Mathews County was the subject of his interest for many years. The history of the area was a special love of his and as he shows and talks about the county, one can feel the love and pride that he has for it. The Museum is proud and pleased to showcase this movie.

MOVIE NIGHT: Friday, March 10, 6:30 p.m.

“Journey on the Chesapeake, the Way Back Home”

An independent, documentary film by an award winning filmmaker and director, Dave Miller. It’s the story of Win Goodier, a former waterman turned chef. Win will take us on a journey of local paths less traveled while capturing stories of the culture, history, and cuisine of people living around the Rappahannock and York Rivers of the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia.

The film includes interviews with watermen, chefs and places known only to locals.

St. Patrick’s Day Dinner, Friday, March 17

Join us for a traditional Irish supper of hand carved corned beef and cabbage (with all the trimmings), and a special homemade brownie dessert, at Kingston Parish. Followed by a cup of coffee with a jigger of Irish Whiskey. Wine and beer available for purchase.

There will be music and entertainment by local talent, Michael Gregg. Tickets are $40 per person. A sponsorships of $100 entitles you to 2 tickets and recognition in our program. A $500 sponsorship provides for a table of 6 plus a glass of wine (or beer) per person and recognition in our program.

Our doors will open at 6 p.m. and meals will be served at 6:30 p.m.

Reservations required. Call B. Bass at 804-384-3255. Deadline for reservations is Monday the 13th .

May Faire 2023! May 5 & 6 on the Court Green

“Celebrating Teachers, Schools & Community: Over 100 Years of Public Education in Mathews County.”

Click HERE to learn more.

Museum Hours

Every Saturday the Museum will be open from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm, with our famous hot dogs and homemade chili served.