Chipotle Fundraiser



When: April 22, 2018 @ 10:45 am – 10:00 pm
Where: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 10 N Nansemond Street

Extra rice. Double chicken. Add guac (yes, we know it’s extra). Join us at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Carytown to support Maymont. Whether it’s tacos, a burrito or a bowl, show the cashier our fundraising …

Sheep Shearing and Animal Enrichment



When: April 15, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Farm

Meet some of our sheep and watch them get sheared for the warmer days of spring and summer. Then, help us make enrichment items for other animals using the wool from the shearing. Register online. …

NEW! World Wildlife Day



When: March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Nature Center and Grounds

Celebrate World Wildlife Day at Maymont! Meet our Animal Keepers and Environmental Educators for presentations near many of the animal habitats  – from the bears and the bison to the eagles and the gators – …

Early Spring Garden Tour



When: April 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Maymont Grounds

Enjoy an evening excursion through Maymont’s gardens and arboretum in early spring with Peggy Singlemann, Maymont’s Director of Park Operations and Horticulture, and learn about early flowering plants for your landscape. Meet at the Historic …

NEW! Magical Stories and Lovable Bears Party



When: April 3, 2018 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Garden Hall

Beloved characters from the past, including Winne the Pooh, Piglet, Teddy Bear and their friends take children on a make-believe journey led by a charming storyteller in a party filled with games, a treasure hunt, …

Homeschool Happenings: BioBlitz



When: March 28, 2018 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Maymont Grounds

Put on your hiking shoes and explore Maymont with us! Hone your observation skills as you help us make a record of all the wild plants and animals on Maymont’s 100 acres. Dress for the …

Timeless Plants: The Legacy of the Victorian Garden



When: March 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Garden Hall

A lecture and reception sponsored by the Maymont Council Presented by Peggy Singlemann, Director of Park Operations & Horticulture The Dooleys’ Gilded Age landscape demonstrates a range of styles and a variety of plant materials, …

NEW! Persistence: The Saga of Woman’s Suffrage



When: March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Garden Hall, located at the Historic Estate Entrance

Maymont Honors Women’s History Month A Living History Program in Collaboration with the League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area Travel the decades-long path forged by our grandmothers, their mothers and other countless …

On Stage: Arias & Duets



When: May 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Maymont Mansion Lawn

Presented by the Virginia Opera Pack a picnic and bring the family for an evening of outdoor musical relaxation at its finest with vibrant voices of the Opera and Broadway! Adam Turner, Virginia Opera’s Principal …

Get to Know the Goats



When: April 3, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Maymont Farm

Meet some of our farm animals and check out their learned behaviors. Get an up-close glimpse of Maymont’s goats during a training session before you hand feed these friendly animal ambassadors. Register online. Limited space …