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Public Events at Belle Grove Plantation

Come join us at Belle Grove Plantation during some of our exciting Special Public Events! From Living History with historic performers to Afternoon Teas and VIP Dinners, there is something for the whole family!
 

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Check out our VIP Wine Tasting and VIP Brewery Tasting Tours!
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SPECIAL NOTE

Belle Grove Plantation Mansion and Grounds Tours will be closed in for the following dates due to Private Events or Holidays.

Friday, December 22nd to Sunday, December 24th

Saturday, January 6th

Belle Grove Plantation will reopen on the next normal tour date. Private Events can be adding at anytime. Please visit our Tea page for Afternoon Tea dates not available. Please check our website before you come to visit for any updated dates. Thank you.

 

December 2017

 

Holiday Tea and Tour

Saturday, December 9th and Saturday, December 16th at 1pm to 4pm

Come join us for a delightful afternoon in our historic mansion fully decked out for Christmas. Tea and delicious foods will help get you into the holiday spirit. Enjoy our Afternoon Tea and take a tour of our historic mansion is one of the most delightful times of the year.

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase (For December 9th date) Sunday, December 3rd and (For December 16th date) Sunday, December 10th

Advance Tickets – On or before November 11th – $40
Tickets – After November 11th – $50

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before November 25th – After November 25th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.
 

Holiday Dinner

Saturday, December 16th at 7pm

Get into the Holiday Spirit by gathering together in the rich tradition of a Holiday Dinner. Belle Grove Plantation is a great place to share a special meal with your family and friends. Holiday Dinner is set in our historic mansion in a family style tables. Bring family and friends or make new friends as we break bread together.

Menu

Ham
Pomegranate-Hazelnut Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Eggnog Sweet Potato
Thyme Roasted Carrots
Cheddar Horseradish Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Lemon Broccoli
Rolls
Yule Log Cake
Served with Iced Tea, Water and Coffee

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, December 10th.

Advance Tickets – On or before November 18th – $50
Tickets – After November 18th – $60

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before December 2nd – After December 2nd or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Dietary Concerns

Due to the number of people for our Holiday Dinner, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

Rooms

We may have rooms still available for this event. We have taken them offline for the public to hold for this event. If you wish to book a room for this event, please call us directly at 540-621-7340. We can check availability and book it over the phone for you.
If we sell out of rooms and you would like to stay closed to Belle Grove Plantation, you may find a room at the Hampton Inn in Dahlgren. You need to call directly at 540-625-2333 and let them know when you book that you are coming to a Belle Grove Plantation Event. They should be able to give you a single King or double Queen for around $100.
 
 

 

New Year’s Eve Casino Masquerade Ball
Hosted by the James Madison Belle Grove Foundation

Sunday, December 31 at 8pm to 12:30am

The James Madison Belle Grove Foundation is hosting our Annual New Year’s Eve charity event – The James Madison Belle Grove Foundation Casino Masquerade Ball. Belle Grove Plantation’s Masquerade Ball is famous for its intriguing party guests and excitement during the evening as everybody will show off their most fabulous masquerade masks and New Year’s party attire!

Food and Drink

Included in the Ticket – Heavy hors d’oeuvres / Champagne and Wine Bar
Available for Purchase – Beer / Mix Beverages

Special Thank you to our Sponsors!

Dress Code

The dress for the Casino Masquerade Ball is a masquerade mask and formal wear. Suit or Tux for the gentlemen and formal or cocktail dress for the ladies. We do ask the ladies not to wear spiked or pointed heal shoes during this event. Our historic floors are soft heart of pine floor and heels will damage them. If you would like to wear them, please purchase heal protectors to slide over heels to help us protect our floors.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, December 24th.

Advance Tickets – On or before December 1st – $75 per person
Tickets – After December 1st – $85 per person

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before December 16th – After December 16th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Dietary Concerns

We are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Rooms

We are sorry, but our overnight suites are not available. We are fully booked. You may find a room at the Hampton Inn in Dahlgren. You need to call directly at 540-625-2333 and let them know when you book that you are coming to a Belle Grove Plantation Event. They should be able to give you a single King or double Queen for around $100.
 

January 2018

 

New Year’s Eve Good Luck Dinner

Monday, January 1st at 1pm

After a fun filled night at our New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball, join us for New Year’s Day Good Luck Dinner. According to Southern tradition that dates to the 1700s, this meal with Southern- Style Collard Greens, Black-eyed Pea, Cornbread, Hoppin’ John and Ham will bring you fortune in the year to come.

Belle Grove Plantation is a great place to share that special meal with your family and friends. New Year’s Day Good Luck Dinner is set in our historic mansion in a family style tables. Bring family and friends or make new friends as we break bread together.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, December 24th.

Advance Tickets – On or before December 1st – $50
Tickets – After December 1st – $60

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before December 10th – After December 10th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the number of people for New Year’s Day Dinner, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.
 

 
 

Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea

January 20th 1pm to 3pm

Just a spoonful of sugar and delicious treats and your afternoon tea will be supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! Join us as we enjoy a visit with Mary Poppins! This delightful afternoon themed tea is for the young and the young at heart. Enjoy your tea as Mary shares some of the wonderful songs from this classical musical.

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, January 7th

Advance Tickets – On or before December 30th – Adults -$40 / Children 5 to 12 – $20
Tickets – After December 30th – Adults – $50 / Children 5 to 12 – $30

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before December 31st – After December 31st or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

February 2018

 

Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

 
February 10th 1pm to 3pm

Spoil your loved one this Valentine with our Afternoon Tea at Belle Grove Plantation. Indulge your special one with a special Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea Menu served in the elegant settings of our historic 1791 mansion. What better way to spend a perfect Valentine’s Day!

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, February 3rd

Advance Tickets – On or before January 27th – $40
Tickets – After January 27th – $50

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before January 31st – After January 31st or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

Valentine’s Day Dinner
Hosted by the James Madison Belle Grove Foundation

Saturday, February 10th – 7pm to 9pm

Romance your special someone with an elegant evening at Belle Grove Plantation. Seating for two throughout our historic mansion for the evening. Your dinner includes a four-course meal with one choice bottle of red or white wine, soft music throughout the mansion, seating at a table for two in our common areas of the mansion and a complimentary photo to remember your romantic evening together.

Menu

First Course
Shrimp Cocktail Trio

Second Course
Stacked Artisan Salad

Entrée
Steak Au Poivre with Bacon
Tender filet mignon wrapped in bacon loosely covered in crack peppercorns with a Dijon mustard sauce.
Served with
Wrapped Scallops
Roasted Asparagus
Scallop Mash Potatoes

Vegetarian Entrée – available on request
Squash Stuffed with roasted vegetables and topped with cheese.
Served over cheese tortellini and tomato basil sauce

Dessert
Sweetheart Dessert to share

Beverages
Unlimited Iced Tea, Water and Coffee
Choice of one bottle of red or one bottle of white

Tickets

Dinner for two – $149

Purchase your tickets to make your reservation. Seating will be limited.

All proceeds to benefit the James Madison Belle Grove Foundation. Through events like this, the foundation can continue their Prime Mission of preservation, restoration, improvement, maintains and educating the public about Belle Grove and its amazing American History. For more information on this non-profit organization, please visit www.bellegroveplantation.org

Extras

Roses
Add a dozen Roses wrapped in tissue and presented to your sweetheart on arrival. Rose color cannot not be guaranteed red due to the demand of Valentine’s Day. Must be ordered by January 31st.
$60

Candies
Present your sweetheart with one dozen decadent chocolate truffles to sweeten your evening. Must be ordered by January 31st.
$30

Rooms

Overnight Suites are still available – We have taken the suites offline for exclusive use for this event. Please book directly by calling 540-621-7340.

 

Discovering Your Gifts Within with JMarie

Saturday, February 17th
10am to 5pm
Sunday, February 18th
10am to 4pm

2-Day Intensive Workshop for Students of ALL Levels

Concepts covered will include but not be limited to:

• Tapping into your own inner psychic
• Meditations
• Balancing your energy centers/auras
• Connecting to the Spirit World and Mediumship
• Meeting your Spirit Guides
• Reading Energies through Items and Photos/Psychometry
• Learning and Working with the 3 Claire’s
• And Much More!

All students are asked to bring at least 1 picture of someone who has passed away. (You may bring more than one)
All students are asked to bring 3 small objects. They may belong to someone living, such as yourself or family, or have belonged to someone who is in Spirit.

Tickets

$200 per person with a light lunch

Refund for Purchase
Ticket are non-refundable. You may transfer to another person and must let us know you are doing so.

Special for Overnight Guests

Book an overnight stay on Saturday and have breakfast with JMarie on Sunday! To book your stay, please call us directly at 540-621-7340. Rooms are blocked online to the online public.
 

March 2018

 

 

Keep the Cup Afternoon Tea

March 10th 1pm to 3pm

How many Afternoon Tea Parties have you ever attended only to fall in love with your tea cup and want to take it home with you? Beautiful antique and vintage cups from England and American that you just know would be perfect at home with you?

Now you can come and enjoy Afternoon Tea and take your tea cup home with you!

A different cup for each person along with a special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, March 3rd

Advance Tickets – On or before February 25th – $40
Tickets – After February 25th – $50

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before February 28th – After February 28th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable.

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.

 

April 2018

 

 

Titanic Afternoon Tea

April 14th 1pm to 3pm

Step back in time to a period of luxury, elegance and 5-star service with our Titanic Afternoon Tea. Set in the historic surroundings of Belle Grove Plantation, our Afternoon Tea is an experience not to be missed!

Step abroad and receive your passenger boarding pass with the name of a real Titanic passenger. Meet our First-Class Ladies of the Titanic such as Margaret Brown and Lady Duff Gordon.

Our special menu of two flavors of scones, three flavors of tea sandwiches and three flavors of petite desserts will be served with our special blends of loose-leaf tea.

Tickets

Deadline for purchase is Sunday, April 8th

Advance Tickets – On or before March 30th – $40
Tickets – After March 30th – $50

Cancellation

You may cancel your tickets for a full refund on or before March 30th – After March 30th or no shows Tickets are non-refundable

Children

We love having all ages at Belle Grove for Afternoon Tea. But we would like to limit the youngest to 5 and older please.

Dietary Concerns

Due to the nature of Afternoon Tea, we are sorry, but we are not able to accommodate gluten-free, sugar free or dairy free diets for this event.

Table Settings

We work hard to place all family and friends together. You may need to share a table with other guests as well.