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December 2022

$60 – $65

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Saturday, December 3, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Deck your halls with greenery from The Hermitage! Join the gardens team at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a DIY Christmas wreath workshop as we get into the holiday spirit. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to create a holiday-inspired wreath from our lead gardener, Kimberly Cooper, using a 14” grapevine form with berries and foliage from the grounds at The Hermitage. Tickets also include access to the Hermitage grounds, a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with wildlife, hiking trails,…

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$70 – $75

Mistletoe Mixology: Christmas Cocktail Workshop

Saturday, December 3, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Make spirits bright with this holiday cocktail workshop, perfect for ringing in the most wonderful time of the year.

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Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, December 6, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Readers ages 16 and older are invited to join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a monthly virtual book club! Grab a snack and your favorite beverage and then log into Zoom for an hour-long meet-up with fellow readers. Discuss that month’s selection, ask questions and get to know that book on a deeper level. Meetings will happen the first Tuesday of the month.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, December 9, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Andrew Jackson’s plantation was home to two communities: the Jackson family and friends, as well as the enslaved people who worked for them. Each community celebrated the holiday season in their own unique ways. Join us as we explore Christmas traditions, compare and contrast décor, food, games and gifts, taste Jackson’s favorite holiday treats and make an ornament to take home.

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January 2023

Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, January 3, 2023, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Readers ages 16 and older are invited to join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a monthly virtual book club! Grab a snack and your favorite beverage for an hour-long virtual meet-up with fellow readers. Discuss that month’s selection, ask questions and get to know that book on a deeper level. Meetings will happen the first Tuesday of the month. Books will be chosen quarterly and will include historical and modern works in both fiction and nonfiction. This is a fun way…

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Battle of New Orleans Commemoration

Sunday, January 8, 2023

Enjoy FREE grounds passes to The Hermitage on Sunday, January 8 as we commemorate the Battle of New Orleans, a crucial American victory during the War of 1812 and the event that catapulted General Andrew Jackson to national fame and recognition. Featuring the annual wreath-laying and special activities throughout the day.

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February 2023

Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, February 7, 2023, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Readers ages 16 and older are invited to join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a monthly virtual book club! Grab a snack and your favorite beverage for an hour-long virtual meet-up with fellow readers. Discuss that month’s selection, ask questions and get to know that book on a deeper level. Meetings will happen the first Tuesday of the month. Books will be chosen quarterly and will include historical and modern works in both fiction and nonfiction. This is a fun way…

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, February 17, 2023, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Ralph E.W. Earl moved to Nashville to paint a portrait of the famous General Jackson. He married into the Jackson family and lived at The Hermitage. He opened the Nashville Museum of “natural history and curiosities.” Help us recreate Earl’s museum! Activities include portrait painting, mummy making, curating exhibitions and leading tours of our own museum.

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April 2023

Sip of History Event
$60 – $70

Sip of History

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and the Tennessee Whiskey Trail present an afternoon of whiskey, wine and beer samples on the grounds of The Hermitage.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, April 7, 2023, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In Andrew Jackson’s time, rich families wanted their homes to look fancy and expensive without spending much money. Artists designed tricks to help them do that. There are secrets built right into the furniture, the wallpaper and even the fireplaces. Join us as we try to master the techniques of the enslaved master craftsmen who built the Jacksons’ fine home.

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