Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
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 each of the four parlors on the…Find out more »
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. This event will be held in the Barn. Reservations required.Find out more »
Step back to a time when Christmas Day was only the beginning of the season! Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs. Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event! Yuletide Tours are conducted like an “Open House.” Visitors may arrive anytime between opening and 45 minutes prior to closing and tour the mansion at their own pace. Candlelight Tours: December 26 and 27 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Daylight Tours: December…Find out more »