Appomattox

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

What makes a person a hero? Join us for special family-friendly activities at each of our three sites to explore heroes of the Civil War era – both famous and lesser-known. What can we learn from these courageous people, and how do we choose to remember them?

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 6pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 8:30 pm.

In “Sahara,” master explorer Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey) searches for a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor (Penelope Cruz) being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 6pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 8:00 pm.

“Ride With The Devil” follows four people who are fighting for truth and justice amidst the turmoil of the American Civil War. Director Ang Lee takes us to a no man's land on the Missouri/Kansas border where a staunch loyalist (Skeet Ulrich), an immigrant's son (Tobey Maguire), a freed slave (Jeffrey Wright) and a young widow (Jewel) form an unlikely friendship as they learn how to survive in an uncertain time, in a place without rules and redefine the meaning of bravery and honor.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 5:30 pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 7:30 pm.

“Cold Mountain,” portrays the waning days of the American Civil War, when a wounded soldier (Jude Law) embarks on a perilous journey back home to North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart (Nicole Kidman).

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

The passage of the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments forever changed American society. Join Museum CEO Christy Coleman as she explores the social and political implications of these amendments at the time of their passage and in contemporary American culture.

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Pallas Athena Ladies Aid Society (PALAS)
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Join the costumed living history interpreters to explore the equipment, comfort supplies, and services provided to soldiers and hospitals by aid societies during the Civil War.

 

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:30pm
Museum of the Confederacy-Appomattox

Grab your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy an outdoor movie on the lawn of the Museum. Come earlier for activities beginning at 5:30 pm, including historical kids’ games and tasty snacks from local food vendors. Concessions will be available for purchase, or you may bring your own. The movie will begin at sunset, around 6:30 pm.

In “Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter,” a young Abe loses his mother to a vampire's bite and is trained by Henry (Dominic Cooper) in the fine art of dispatching the undead. Abe (Benjamin Walker) continues his fight against evil well into adulthood and his presidency, making a last stand against the ultimate vampire foe (Rufus Sewell) on the eve of the Civil War's defining battle.