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Members of the 1921 British expedition to Mt. Everest See You In Class

Everest: The British Story, 1921–53, and a Modern-Day Pilgrimage by Harvey Lankford

July 16  |  5:30pm – 7:00pm  |  Cost:  $25 to $30

This single-session class, taught by Harvey Lankford, will take place on Thursday, July 16. Learn about the history of the ascent of Mt. Everest and modern-day mountaineering and trekking.
Sword fight Behind the Scenes Tour

Things that Can Kill You:  Weapons, Disease, and other Dangerous Stuff
July 25  |  10:30am – 12:00pm  |  Cost:  $10 to $17

Join us on this Behind-the-Scenes tour as we examine guns, daggers, and other mortal threats from our collection. (Register today for THREE different Behind the Scenes Tours and receive a 20% discount.)

Beer Advertisement Behind the Scenes Tour

Bottoms Up:  Ales, Ciders, and Taverns from Virginia's Fermented Past
September 26  |  10:30am – 12:00pm  |  Cost:  $10 to $17

Join us on a tour of Virginia's fermented past as we explore rare beer and cider recipes, photographs of local watering holes, and other alcohol related artifacts that will have your mouth watering. 

Football Behind the Scenes Tour

Gridirons and Hoops:  College Football and Basketball in the Old Dominion
November 21  |  10:30am – 12:00pm  |  Cost:  $10 to $17

Join us as we take a tour of college football and basketball artifacts from our collection. 


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Battle Abbey Centennial Commemoration Event
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