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November 2019

SOLD OUT! The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from “Emma” by Jane Austen

November 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Rock Ford Plantation
$20

This performance time is now "SOLD OUT!" Rock Ford Plantation, in collaboration with Theater of the Seventh Sister, is pleased to present “The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen.” This one-act play, adapted by Rock Ford Director Sam Slaymaker from the classic novel, will be presented in the candlelit rooms of the Rock Ford mansion on November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22.  Each performance will run approximately 50 minutes with scenes taking place in…

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SOLD OUT! The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from “Emma” by Jane Austen

November 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rock Ford Plantation
$20

This performance time is now "SOLD OUT!" Rock Ford Plantation, in collaboration with Theater of the Seventh Sister, is pleased to present “The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen.” This one-act play, adapted by Rock Ford Director Sam Slaymaker from the classic novel, will be presented in the candlelit rooms of the Rock Ford mansion on November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22.  Each performance will run approximately 50 minutes with scenes taking place in…

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The Extraordinary Give

November 22, 2019

Support Rock Ford during this year's Extraordinary Give!

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SOLD OUT! The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from “Emma” by Jane Austen

November 22, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Rock Ford Plantation
$20

This performance time is now "SOLD OUT." Rock Ford Plantation, in collaboration with Theater of the Seventh Sister, is pleased to present “The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen.” This one-act play, adapted by Rock Ford Director Sam Slaymaker from the classic novel, will be presented in the candlelit rooms of the Rock Ford mansion on November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22.  Each performance will run approximately 50 minutes with scenes taking place in…

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SOLD OUT! The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from “Emma” by Jane Austen

November 22, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rock Ford Plantation
$20

This performance time is now "SOLD OUT!" Rock Ford Plantation, in collaboration with Theater of the Seventh Sister, is pleased to present “The Matchmaker: A Tale Drawn from ‘Emma’ by Jane Austen.” This one-act play, adapted by Rock Ford Director Sam Slaymaker from the classic novel, will be presented in the candlelit rooms of the Rock Ford mansion on November 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22.  Each performance will run approximately 50 minutes with scenes taking place in…

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December 2019

Children’s Event: Colonial Christmas

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$2

Celebrate a Colonial Christmas in the Rock Ford Barn! This event is geared toward children ages 4 and up. Activities include listening to a story, decorating a homemade gingerbread cookie, playing games and making a simple craft. Apple cider, water, pretzels and gingerbread cookies will be served. All children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult. Reservations required. Reservation deadline is December 1, 2019. $2 per person.    

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February 2020

SOLD OUT! Children’s Event: George Washington’s Birthday Party

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5

This event is SOLD OUT! Come celebrate George Washington's birthday at Rock Ford! This family friendly celebration, designed for children of all ages, will be held on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at 2:00 PM in the Rock Ford Barn. Spend time learning about our nation's first President through approximately an hour of Colonial games, story time, a photo opportunity with George and Martha Washington, and cake and ice cream. Reservations are required and are limited to a maximum of 40…

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March 2020

Children’s Event: Irish Story Time in the Barn

March 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5.00

In celebration of General Edward Hand's Irish heritage, Rock ford will be hosting Irish Story Time in the Barn. This family-friendly event, designed for children of all ages, will be held on Sunday, March 15, 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM in the Rock Ford Barn. During this approximately one-hour long event, children and their families will enjoy an Irish-themed story time, games, a craft and a yummy treat. Reservations are required and are limited to a maximum of 50 people.…

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POSTPONED: Volunteer Tour Guide Recruitment Event

March 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

AN IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Volunteer Recruitment event at Rock Ford originally scheduled for Sunday, March 22 has been postponed. Information regarding a new date will be posted in the near future. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Rock Ford will be hosting a Volunteer Tour Guide Recruitment Event to seek tour guides for its upcoming tour season. The event will begin with an information session in the Rock Ford Barn, followed by a brief guided tour of the mansion.…

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May 2020

POSTPONED: It’s Tea Time!

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This event is now POSTPONED to the fall. A new date is yet to be determined. This event is now SOLD OUT. Thank you for the tremendous response to this event at Rock Ford. In letters written home to his wife Katherine while serving in the Revolutionary War, General Edward Hand would address her as “My Dearest Kitty.” Later, as the mistress of Rock Ford, Kitty Hand hosted many elegant teas for family and friends. During Rock Ford’s family friendly…

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