In addition to welcoming the public five days a week, the Burwell School Historic Site offers special events -- literary readings, music, history programs, and more.   Check our calendar, Facebook page (Burwell School Historic Site) and the Town's tourism website ( for upcoming events. 

Year Round

Open to the public  11 - 4 Wednesday - Saturday, and 1 - 4 Sunday.
Tours 1 PM Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, anytime Saturday and Sunday 
Free (Suggested donation $5)

March 25
2:00 - 7:00

Site closed to the public for private event.

Sunday May 26
3:00 - 4:30pm

Occaneechi Town- A Heritage Discovered

Please join Hillsborough cousins Beverly Payne and John Blackfeather Jeffries, who as adults discovered -- and embraced -- their Indian heritage.  They have worked diligently to understand their ancestors and and further the greater community of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation.  Hear about their personal journeys and the enrichment of their lives.

Admission is free.

April 9
3: 00pm

April is Poetry Month!   Please join friends -- and fellow poets -- Crystal Simone Smith and Haven Kimmel for a special afternoon of poetry and discussion.  
Admission is free; light refreshments to follow.  Join the poets this April!


Saturday April 29
5pm - 9pm          


ALL THAT JAZZ!! -- the 14th Annual Fundraising Auction to benefit the Burwell School.
A celebration of America's great music with terrific food and unique auction items.
Tickets on sale now!












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