Classes & Events

Music in the Gardens ~ Saturday, June 8

Music in the Gardens ~ Saturday, June 8

TSA String Quartet will be playing classical tunes from 11am to 1pm, followed by the enchanting harp music of Rebecca Swett from 2pm to 3pm. And as a special treat, Swanky Scoops will be there with delicious ice cream! Plus, select areas of Virginia’s House will be open for tours and activities from 11am to 3pm.

Say Hello to Isabelle

Say Hello to Isabelle

577 Staff Spotlight: Isabelle Tucker

Isabelle is one of 577’s Program Coordinators. She’s a member of the Education department where she teaches fine art classes and has a key role in coordinating operations in the Welcome Center and Curiosity Shop. Learn more about her journey at 577 and her upcoming classes!

Celebrate Go Green Day on April 20

Celebrate Go Green Day on April 20

Celebrate sustainability with a day of fun for the whole family this Saturday, April 20 from 11am to 3pm! Explore the gardens and grounds, check out the special activities and guests, and tour the first floors of Virginia’s historic home and the Cottage. Plus, enjoy a...

Celebrate Dot Day with 577

Celebrate Dot Day with 577

Celebrate International Dot Day with 577 The Dot, written by Peter H. Reynolds, tells the story of Vashti as she unleashes her creative spirit and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Vashti is sitting in art class, unsure where to start and lacking the courage to...

“It matters.”

“It matters.”

August Thoughts from Heather Gallant, 577 Executive Director “Where’s the rest?” “Why not the best?” Years ago in my college days, one of my political science professors told us on the first day of class that he does not give tests or grades. Huh? He was joking,...

Permaculture 101

Permaculture 101

Written by Samantha Day, 577 Organic Garden Horticulturist 577 is set up like a permaculture system! This is the epiphany I had as I’ve been preparing for my Permaculture 101 class over the last few weeks. Permaculture, in a nutshell, is a highly integrated and...

Join us for Music in the Gardens on Saturday, August 10, from 11am to 3pm. Events are free, family-friendly, and rain or shine.

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