Week to Come

11/10/12 10:44 PM

Just 7 more hours of work and Brett and I will officially on vacation!


So what do we have plan for our week off?

Friday, Saturday and Sunday – The Plantation!

Monday – Meeting with Stratford Hall, Home of Robert E. Lee and his Family / Possible a Meeting with a Local Winery

Stratford Hall

Tuesday – Back to the house to regroup

Wednesday – Off to Richmond! We are going to the Historic Society of Virginia to view some of the Families Pictures and Portraits. Then we are going to tour Virginia House in Richmond. This is a historic home and gardens. We are going to see it with our dear friend Terri.

Virginia Historic Society

Virginia House

Thursday – We are going to the Virginia Executive Mansion! We have wanted to see it for a long time! Then it is off to Charlottesville to see our favorite lawyer, Brian. We could never have gotten through the contract without him! Then dinner out for our 26th Wedding Anniversary. Last year for our 25th we went to Louisiana and New Orleans to see 11 Southern Plantation! We are going to end the evening at a wonderful Bed and Breakfast in Orange, Virginia.

Virginia Executive Mansion

Friday – We are off to meet with the wonderful people at James Madison Museum in Orange, Virginia. Afterward we will be going to a meeting at Montpelier, James Madison home and where we fell in love with the history of James and Dolley Madison. After our meeting we are heading back to the Plantation!

James Madison Museum
Orange, Virginia


Saturday – We have another meeting with one of our other Wineries.

Sunday – Back home to Chesapeake.

It is going to be a very exciting week! We can’t wait to share our adventure and the tons of pictures I know I will be taking! We are going to try to get online throughout the week! So check back for updates!

Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page! We will be updating our status throughout our travels! If you haven’t “Liked” us on Facebook, please do! If you have, please consider sharing us with your friend!

We look forward to sharing! Thank you for all your support!

Posted by Michelle Darnell | in Year of the Virginia Historic Homes | 18 Comments »

18 Comments on “Week to Come”

  1. Sounds like a fabulous (and busy) week! Enjoy! Those historic homes sound fantastic.

  2. virginiaplantation Says:

    Thank you! We look forward to sharing all the fun!

    Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!

  3. wineandhistory Says:

    I did!

  4. terry1954 Says:

    except for the night time, can i be a mouse in your pocket??? I am so jealous of all you get to see but so thankful you will be telling me all about it!!!!!! have a great week and a very nice anniversary!!!!!

  5. virginiaplantation Says:

    Thank you! If you could be a mouse, I would take you! 😉

    Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!

  6. terry1954 Says:


  7. terry1954 Says:

    i tried to click the like button and then i found out i had already clicked like months ago. lol

  8. marydpierce Says:

    Happy Vacation week! You’ve packed a lot in that week, but what fun. And happy Anniversary! My husband and I celebrated our 25th this past August. 😀

  9. virginiaplantation Says:

    Happy Belated Anniversary! Thank you! We can’t wait to share!

    Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!

  10. vanbraman Says:

    Sounds like a working vacation 🙂

  11. virginiaplantation Says:

    Yes, but it is my kind of work! 😉

    Don’t forget to like us on Facebook!

  12. Sounds like fun! Have a good time!

  13. PS. Have liked you on FB. Like getting updates on your adventures there, too!

  14. virginiaplantation Says:

    It a new tag line I am trying. I know you’re there! I see your likes all the time. Thank you!

  15. jmount43 Says:

    Vacation? Is that a new word? It’s been a long time since I took one of those. Give me a few hours to get packed and we can rendezvous.
    Seriously, have fun!
    Now where’s that dictionary? Oh here we go..vacant, vacancy…Vacation!!

  16. virginiaplantation Says:

    Haha! You win the award for Best Comment today!! Thank you and we look forward to sharing the fun!

  17. Amy Says:

    Love these photos. Happy Anniversary, and enjoy your vacation!

  18. virginiaplantation Says:

    Thank you! More pictures to come!!