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The following Special Events will be happening soon in and around Appomattox.  Hope you take the time to enjoy what these events have to offer.

 

Virginia State Parks

Visit one of our three states parks in the area.  Holliday Lake, James River or the new High Bridge Trail State Park.  All three of the parks offer unique programs for families every month such as hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoe trips, bluegrass music festivals & much more.  For a complete listing of programs visit www.dcr.virginia.gov.

 Appomattox Courthouse Theatre

The Appomattox Courthouse Theatre located in the Courthouse Square presents plays throughout the year.  Tickets are normally $12.00 for adults & $10.00 for seniors & students.  For more information on what is coming soon, visit www.appomattoxcourthousetheatre.org or call 434-664-9525.  

Appomattox Friday Cheerz

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy live music and food from 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. in Abbitt Park located next to the Library.  Cheerz events will start in April 2017 and run through the summer.  Visit www.appomattoxchamber.org for more information and a list of the bands that will perform.

Appomattox Bluegrass Concert Series

The Appomattox County High School Band Booster's Club will hold it's annual Bluegrass Concert Series again this Spring 2017.  Plan to enjoy each concert at the Appomattox County High School on Sundays at 2:00 p.m.   Dailey & Vincent will perform March 5, The Boxcars, March 19, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, March 26, & the Gibson Brothers, April 9.  Tickets for each show are $20 in advance & $25 at the door.  For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.appomattoxbluegrass.com or call 434-660-7101.

First Saturday Market Day

Come out & support the new local APX Market in Appomattox at 1848 Church Street.  The market will be open March 4 & April 1, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  The market consists of local vendors selling their goods.  APX Market will be open year round once the spring & summer seasons start.  Anyone interested in vendor space should contact Nancy Wilk at info@churchmain.com.  

Appomattox Vintage & Artisan Spring Market

Don't miss the Spring Vintage & Artisan Market April 1, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at 1850 Church Street.  Admission is $1 at the door for ages 16 & up, 15 & under are free.  For more information or to be a vendor please contact Laura Dawson at bearmerhokie@yahoo.com. 

152nd Civil War Anniversary - April 7 - 9, 2017

The Appomattox 1865 Foundation is in partnership with Appomattox Inn & Suites, Appomattox Court House National Historical Park & the American Civil War Museum to present this special opportunity for visitors to commemorate the 152nd Anniversary of the surrender of General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at the Appomattox Court House.  For only the seventh time since 1865, the surrender anniversary will fall on Palm Sunday, just as it did 152 years ago.  On this special occasion, the National Park will present "real time" programs & demonstrations at the very same time those events occurred on Sunday, April 9, 1865.  To reserve your space please contact the Appomattox 1865 Foundation at 434-664-0012 or e-mail  info1865foundation@gmail.com.  

Wolfbane Theatrical Productions

Wolfbane Productions is a company of passionate professional artist dedicated to providing live entertainment experiences, cultural events & theatrical productions bridging the greater Appomattox area to New York City artist.  Wolfbane Theatre Productions will perform the play "The Hannah Reynolds Story" at 8:00 p.m. April 7 - 9, 2017 at the Museum of the Confederacy.  Tickets online are $6.50.  General Admission for adults is $21.50 & students & seniors are $16.00.  For more information on plays & to order tickets visit www.wolfbane.org.