Presidents' Day Weekend Events
Event At A Glance
Due to inclement weather, the children's book launches by Maira Kalman and Elizaberth Chew have been postponed and the "Taste Chocolate at Monticello' programs have been cancelled.
Children's Book Launch - Thomas Jefferson: A Day at Monticello
Saturday, February 15, 10 am - noon
Monticello's former curator Elizabeth Chew launches and signs her new book, which imagines a day on the vast Monticello plantation. Free.
Taste: Chocolate at Monticello
Saturday, February 15, noon - 4 pm
Celebrate the history of chocolate at Monticello! Learn how chocolate was prepared and served at Monticello, enjoy a chocolate-making demonstration, and savor several pairings of chocolate and Virginia wines.
Children's Book Launch - Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything by Maira Kalman
Saturday, February 15, 2 pm - 4 pm
Join renowned artist illustrator, and writer Maira Kalman for a children's art activity related to the launch of her new book Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything. Free.