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.
Rhythm in Blue features the diverse talents of 15 professional musicians whose commitment to
excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. The band incorporates a wide
repertoire of jazz and fusion, from big band swing to cutting-edge contemporary music. Their fabulous
vocalist radiates sounds of the great jazz divas and inspires with patriotic classics.
Step aboard one of the re-created ships that brought America’s first permanent English colonists to Virginia in 1607. The Godspeed is one of the three ships that periodically sail from Jamestown Settlement and participate in commemorative and community events such as African Arrival Day here in Hampton. Costumed historical interpreters assist visitors in exploring the ship and learning about the 1607 voyage and 17th-century shipboard activities. Free admission.
Crossing a Deep River: A Ritual Drama in Three Movements at Thomas Nelson Community College’s Mary T. Christian Auditorium. This is an original play written by Dr. Joanne Braxton, sponsored by the City of Hampton 2019 Commemorative Commission.
The body of work calls attention to Hampton’s remarkable history and commemorates the 1619 arrival of the first Africans to English North America at Old Point Comfort. This powerful theatre piece explores the odyssey of enslaved Africans and their descendants who survived the Middle Passage to go on to struggle for Freedom.