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March 2019

$40

Homeschool Days

March 22, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us this year for our Homeschool Days! From learning military drills to celebrating the holidays at The Hermitage, our Homeschool Days are full of interactive activities and learning opportunities for the whole family! Below is the full schedule of events and descriptions of each day. For questions, please contact Patrick Martin at pmartin@thehermitage.com or 615-889-2941 ex. 241.   Pricing: Adults $16, Children (18 and under) $9 and Family Pass (1 Adult + 3 Children) $40.    March 22—Ralph E.W.…

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$5

A Shot of History

March 30, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.

On Saturday, March 30, you’re invited to follow in Jackson’s footsteps and enjoy a drink at The Hermitage. A Shot of History, Presented by Clayton James Tennessee Whiskey, will bring one of the General’s favorite pastimes to life. Taste whiskey and other spirits in the Cabin by the Spring, enjoy live bluegrass music on the veranda and experience springtime at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage like never before. This event was made possible by Clayton James Tennessee Whiskey, a product of Tenn…

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April 2019

Free

Sharing Our Legacy: 130 Years of the Ladies’ Hermitage Association

April 5, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us in celebrating the 130th Anniversary of The Andrew Jackson Foundation. Originally named the Ladies’ Hermitage Association, the Foundation is one of the oldest women’s organizations and historic preservation organizations in the country. We invite the community to help us celebrate our founding and 130 years of continuing work with an evening at Vanderbilt University’s John Seigenthaler Center. A panel of historians, preservationists and past Foundation Board members, moderated by former Foundation Regent, The Honorable Emily J. Reynolds, will…

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$25

Victorian Easter Egg Workshop

April 10, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Start your spring crafting with a fun morning and a lovely addition to your spring décor! Join our curatorial team as they teach the secrets behind their stunningly intricate faux food displays and walk you step-by-step through making your own gorgeous Victorian Easter Egg. Egg decorating has long been an Easter tradition, including in the Jackson family. Nineteenth-century panoramic eggs were originally made of finely sculpted sugar featuring delicate dioramas inside.  Join in the tradition and create your own work…

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$12

Morning Presidential Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join The Hermitage for our annual Presidential Easter Egg Hunts on the beautiful lawn of Tulip Grove Mansion! More than 5,000 stuffed eggs will be hidden at each program, including special prize eggs. Easter Egg Hunts will be divided into three age groups, each with their own field and start time: 8–10, 4–7 and 3–under. **NEW in 2019: Presidential Easter Egg Roll!** Kids will have a chance to decorate their own egg to race in a traditional egg roll down…

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$12

Afternoon Presidential Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join The Hermitage for our annual Presidential Easter Egg Hunts on the beautiful lawn of Tulip Grove Mansion! More than 5,000 stuffed eggs will be hidden at each program, including special prize eggs. Easter Egg Hunts will be divided into three age groups, each with their own field and start time: 8–10, 4–7 and 3–under. **NEW in 2019: Presidential Easter Egg Roll!** Kids will have a chance to decorate their own egg to race in a traditional egg roll down…

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$12

Sensory Friendly Presidential Easter Egg Hunt

April 20, 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Join The Hermitage on Saturday, April 20 at 3:30 p.m. for a very special egg hunt on the beautiful lawn of Tulip Grove Mansion. This will be our last program of the day and is open to all individuals on the autism spectrum and to anyone with developmental or physical needs, as well as their families. The program will feature the same range of activities as our morning and afternoon programs, geared toward children with all ranges of needs. In…

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$20

Hermitage Yappy Hour

April 27, 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bring out your favorite canine and enjoy Yappy Hour on the lawn of The Hermitage! Guests will have exclusive after-hours access with their dogs to explore the grounds and gardens. You’ll want to make sure they smell every tree, roll on the lawn and enjoy an outdoor lounge complete with a fenced-in dog park and splash pools to cool down.  Exclusive canine photo shoots on the mansion lawn with WJ Photography will be available for purchase, along with dog-friendly food…

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May 2019

Vintage Baseball

May 5, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

FREE TO THE PUBLIC* Join The Hermitage for a fun day of base ball with the Nashville Vintage Base Ball League! Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy some old-fashioned ball games on our newly expanded playing field. For this special day full of throwback fun, admission to the Game Field will be FREE to the public! Vendors will be on site with ballpark fare for purchase as well as an organ grinder performing at the games! *Admission to the games does…

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$40

Morning Mother’s Day Tea & Fashion Show

May 11, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with an elegant tea party in Tulip Grove mansion. This year, we are celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Ladies’ Hermitage Association, who fought to save the President’s home and became trailblazers for women and historic preservation across the country. To honor their legacy, guests will be escorted into the garden to enjoy a “Women of the Hermitage” fashion show featuring period dress and stories of women across three centuries. Guests are encouraged…

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