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Valentine’s Day at the Wilson Library

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum will host a “Victorian Valentine’s Day Celebration” for girls seven to twelve years of age on Saturday, February 4th.  Two sessions will be offered from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the Museum building.

Participants will enjoy hands-on activities including creating fashionable hats suitable for the most elegant Victorian Tea Party, making scented sachets, and going on an exciting scavenger hunt.  As part of the festivities, crafts, games, social dances of the period, and etiquette of both the Victorian era and present day will be highlighted.  Girls are invited to bring any doll for the event that they would like. 

The cost to participate is $25, and reservations are required.   For more information or to register for the “Victorian Valentine’s Day Celebration”, contact Susan Laser or Nadine Woodrum at (540) 885-0897 ext. 110 or

The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum is located at 20 N. Coalter Street in Staunton.  It is open during the winter for interpretive tours of Wilson’s restored birthplace, self-guided tours through the museum and period garden, and a President’s Shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and 12noon – 5 p.m. on Sundays. It is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Its archival collections are accessible through its e-Library or by appointment.  For additional information, visit or call 540-885-0897.

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