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February 2019
Free

Black History Month: Memorial Service

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for our annual commemoration of those enslaved here at The Hermitage and throughout the country. Held at The Hermitage Church, the service will feature performances by the Andrew Jackson Elementary Eagle Honor Choir under director Franklin J. Willis, as well as remarks by Robert McDonald, Regent of the Andrew Jackson Foundation. The service will conclude as attendees join us in a procession to the slavery memorial “Follow the Drinking Gourd” located behind the church. 150 flowers will be…

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March 2019

President Jackson’s 252nd Birthday Celebration

March 15 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Join us to celebrate President Jackson’s 252nd Birthday on Friday, March 15 and receive half-price general admission for the day! The celebration will include our annual wreath-laying ceremony with the Tennessee National Guard and US 7th Infantry at 11 am at the President’s Tomb. In addition, guests will get to enjoy the first day of the War of 1812 Military Encampment program! Guests will enjoy the rare opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a 19th-century military encampment…

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War of 1812 Military Encampment

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Guests will enjoy the rare opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of a 19th-century military encampment as General Jackson’s forces are encamped on the grounds of The Hermitage. Featuring 150 costumed interpreters under the direction of the United States 7th Infantry Living History Association, guests will have the chance to talk with Tennessee Militia recruits about their experiences, hear from Native American allies about their complex relationships with the United States and rival nations, listen to famous historical…

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$20

War of 1812 Campfire Tour

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Experience the War of 1812 by campfire at this exclusive one-night-only event! Featuring a 150-person encampment with the United States 7th Infantry, guests will be guided on a 45-minute lantern walking tour throughout the militia camp and learn about the War of 1812. Get a chance to hear from militia soldiers, Native American allies, famous historical figures, and the General himself as they fight to secure American freedom against the British. Complimentary hot chocolate is included and the Museum Store…

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$40

Homeschool Days

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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April 2019
$12

Morning Presidential Easter Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

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 pm - 2:30 pm

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 pm - 5:00 pm

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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July 2019
$125

Hermitage Pirate Camp

July 8 @ 8:00 am - July 12 @ 12:00 pm

Ahoy, Matey! Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage is hosting a Pirate Camp this summer and is inviting your student to attend! Enjoy a week-long camp of everything involved in pirate life—from secret identities and codes and navigating waterways to a real-life mock battle, each student will walk away with a grasp of how privateers helped Andrew Jackson and his militia win the Battle of New Orleans in 1812—a critical victory for our young nation’s morale. Each camp lasts from 8 a.m. until…

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