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March 2024

Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, March 5, 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.

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Vow Renewal Ceremony

Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Say “I Do” again in a vow renewal ceremony at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. Whether you have been married one year or multiple decades, honor your relationship and recommit to your spouse in a memorable setting. Happening Saturday, March 9th, this ceremony will take place in the historic Hermitage Church.

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$15 – $20

The Scottish Chiefs: Andrew Jackson and William Wallace

Thursday, March 14, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

As we commemorate the life of our nation’s 7th president, Andrew Jackson, it is valuable to consider who his influences were throughout his life. Join Erin Adams, Director of Education at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, as she dives into the impact William Wallace, the Scottish Hero who led a doomed revolt against England, on Jackson. This special lecture will also give you the opportunity to see Jackson’s very own copy of The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter, part of The Andrew Jackson Foundation Collection.

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Andrew Jackson’s 257th Birthday

Friday, March 15

Make plans to join us for a celebration of President Andrew Jackson’s 257th birthday with half-priced Grounds Passes for the day! The day will include children’s activities, gallery talks, the annual presidential wreath-laying ceremony with the Tennessee National Guard at the President’s Tomb, a keynote address and more!

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Easter Rat Scavenger Hunt

Friday, March 29 - Sunday, March 31

In this interactive scavenger hunt, the young (and young at heart) are invited to help us save Easter by finding the rats, who are hiding throughout the mansion. Once all of the rats are found and marked on a map, visitors are invited to return their map to our Museum Store in exchange for a small token of our appreciation.*

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April 2024

Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, April 2, 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.

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Sip of History Event
$75 – $85

Sip of History

Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Sip of History returns Saturday, April 6th for another round of whiskey, wags and fun! Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and the Tennessee Whiskey Trail have joined forces for an afternoon of whiskey, wine and beer samples on the grounds of The Hermitage. This event is dog-friendly, and pups of all shapes and sizes are welcome! Don't miss out!

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$8 – $12

History Uncorked: Polling the Public on Politics

Thursday, April 11, 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Raise a glass to the past! The History Uncorked series offers an evening of wine, wisdom and words. Each program focuses on a particular topic, followed by a lively discussion in a casual setting.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, April 12, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Springtime on the Plantation: In spring, the Earth wakes up! Wildlife emerges from hibernation, fish return to creeks, and birds begin to make a stir. For plantation owners, spring was a time to plant crops, plan gardens and set goals for the coming year. Join as we explore the types of wildlife at The Hermitage as well as the many types of work enslaved people were performing for the Jacksons. This program does not include a tour of The Hermitage Mansion.

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$15 – $20

Digging In: Plants of Tennessee

Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Join Historic Garden Manager, Kimberly Cooper, for Digging In: Plants of Tennessee as we delve into the plants native to Tennessee, covering the state's hills and riversides with their natural beauty. Kimberly will discuss the importance of these native shrubs and flora to pollinators, local wildlife and those who call Tennessee home. 

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