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.
‘The Price of a Ticket’ Film and Community Discussion – Oct. 28
Saturday, October 28, 2017
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Fort Monroe Theater
42 Tidball Road, Hampton, VA 23651
Please join us for a screening of the film, The Price of the Ticket, a 90 minute documentary on the life and times of literary great and Civil Rights activist James Baldwin. The Price of a Ticket explores untold aspects of Baldwin’s life and provides for dialogue around humanity and social justice. Immediately following the film we will conduct a “talk back” session with filmmaker Karen Thorsen. The event is free and open to everyone, but registration is required.
Brought to you in partnership with WHRO, Fort Monroe Authority, The Sankofa Projects, National Park Service, and Hampton Roads PRIDE.
Veterans Day observance followed by installation of U.S. flags.
Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the American Civil War with artillery and infantry firing demonstrations. Demonstrations will be at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.
Join us for our Holiday Concert with the Hampton Roads Philharmonic.
The holiday season is not far away, and neither is the popular Fort Monroe Mistletoe Homes Tour.
The event will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, from 11am to 5pm.
This walking tour will feature five historic Fort Monroe homes dressed up for the holidays. The 2017 tour includes homes featured for the first time in a Fort Monroe tour. These homes highlight a variety of architectural styles, as well as the personalities of the individual residents.
Homes on Tour (ticket required)
1. Building 80 Armistead Hall, Apartment 1B, the “Mamie Eisenhower Suite”
2. Quarters 55
3. Quarters 158
4. Quarters 128B
5. The Chamberlin, 2 Fenwick Road, Grand Lobby and model apartment, activities include music, light refreshments and a residents’ art show and sale. The restaurant is NOT open to the public.
The tour will also highlight some free open house locations and other places of interest including the Casemate Museum, the Chapel of the Centurion, and the Fort Monroe YMCA. A free holiday concert by the Hampton Roads Philharmonic Orchestra will take place at 4 p.m. in the Fort Monroe Theatre.
Tickets are required to tour the five historic homes. Advance tickets are $20 each. They are available beginning Monday, November 13, 2017, and ending at close of business on Friday, December 8, 2017. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fmauthority.com, by calling (757) 637-7778 and in person at the Old Post Office and Customs House, 20 Ingalls Road during regular office hours (8:30am to 5pm, Monday through Friday).
Tickets purchased in advance must be redeemed for a wristband by taking a printed confirmation email or receipt to Will Call located at the Old Post Office and Customs House, 20 Ingalls Road. Tickets can be redeemed beginning at 10:30am on December 9. Tickets will be sold at the Old Post Office and Customs House for $25 each on the day of the event, beginning at 10:30am.
The Fort Monroe Mistletoe Tour is presented by the Fort Monroe Authority. For more information go to www.fmauthority.com or call (757) 637-7778.