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Stagville Lantern Tours

Event Description

Experience a lantern-lit evening of Christmas traditions at Stagville. Participate in a Jonkonnu interpretive performance with music and drums. Tours will learn about African cultural connections to Stagville's community, Christmastime on a plantation for enslaved people, and how traditions changed for sharecroppers after the Civil War. Enjoy refreshments and Christmas games.

Call for tickets in advance! Tickets go on sale Nov 14th, and will be available to purchase until 4pm on Dec 2, or until sold out.


*Please note- This event takes place exclusively at the Horton Grove half of Stagville. There will be considerable walking involved between and to each station.