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. 


Open to the public  11 - 4 Wednesday - Saturday, and 1 - 4 Sunday.    Tours at 1 PM Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and on-demand Saturday and Sunday.    Come visit!


Sunday, October 15
2:00 pm.

Site closes at 2:00 for private event.

Last Friday, October 27
7:00 PM

Creepy Stories and Ghostly Tunes from the Burwell Porch

With writers James Maxey, John Bemis and Samantha Bryant, and musician Gray Rhinehart
LIght reception to follow

Bring a chair or blanket for the best show in town!

Sunday, November 12
3:00 - 4:30 PM

Dr. Hollis Robbins, co-editor of the Penguin Classics anthology, The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers

Free Admission

Sunday, November 19
3:00 - 4:30 pm

Invited Event:  appreciation reception for members of the Friends of the Burwell School (basic membership $40/year) and Burwell Volunteers.

Thursday, November 23 - Sunday, November 26 The Burwell School will be closed for a private event and  the Thanksgiving holiday.  Reopening November 29.

December  8
6:00 - 8:30 PM                 

Artrageous Holiday Event-- Art, food, beverages and live music!  99 pieces of original art, each item $99!  

Fundraiser for the 2018 Elizabeth Keckly Bicentennial programs.

Tickets $35:  food, live music, beverages and a great exhibition of original art. 












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