2016 Chinsegut Hill Retreat Events Calendar

More details for all events will be available on the website and on our Facebook page as events approach.

Manor House Tours – $5/person*

All tours will be given on the hour. Arrangements may be made for evening group tours of 5 or more adults. *Tours for members of Friends of Chinsegut Hill are free.

  • Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday, 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday, 12pm – 6pm

Tour hours may change throughout the year, depending on season.

Monthly Events

  • Kid Day – Third Thursday of the month (11am – 1pm) – Featuring kid-friendly activities and lunch. $5/child, reservations required.
  • Book Club – Fourth Tuesday of the month (3pm – 7pm) – Featuring books written by or about Chinsegut Hill residents.
  • Porch Music – First Sunday of the month (1pm) – Live music from local musicians. Picnic food for sale.

Luncheon on the Hill – First Wednesday of the Month from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Features a $10 luncheon and information about Chinsegut Hill life and residents.

  • February 3 – Raymond Robins and the US Presidents
  • March 2 – Robins Women and the Vote
  • April 6 – Blueberry Hill
  • May 4 – Mothers on the Hill
  • June 1 – Exotics of Chinsegut
  • July 6 – Ederington Plantation
  • August 3 – Margaret Dreier Robins
  • September 7 – Labor Movement
  • October 5 – Mary Coogler
  • November 2 – Life on Snow Hill
  • December 7 – Pearsons of Mount Airy

Friends of Chinsegut Hill, Inc Members Only Events

Exclusive events for our Membership.

  • February 6 – Welcome Friends Coffee Cordial — Customized beverages and free hor d’oeuvres on the Chinsegut Hill Manor House Porch
  • October 1 – Mary Coogler Art Show Opening – Cheese & Wine Blending

Dinner on the Hill

Features a five course meal and presentation on Chinsegut History. Prices vary.

  • April 22 – Brooksville: A Londoner’s Retreat (Elizabeth Robins)
  • June 18 – The Mysterious Disappearance of Raymond Robins
  • September 24 – Chinsegut Visitor Series: JC Penney

Other Events

  • February 20 (8am – 3pm) – Man Day: Volunteer Work Day for men only. Tree trimming, painting, repair. Free lunch and gift for men working four hours or more.
  • March 12 (2pm – 4pm) – Tea and Talk at Chinsegut Hill: Ederingtons in the Civil War with Virginia Benson  great food and lecture by Virginia Benson on Hill Period.
  • March 30 (7pm) – Suffragette – Women & The Vote: Movie & Talk, with Virginia Benson and Natalie Kahler, who will present background information about the real women in the movie and how the women of Chinsegut assisted in the movement.
  • October 1-15 (regular Manor House) – Mary Coogler Art Show – featuring the talent of local post-impressionist artist and Robins’ friend Mary Coogler.
  • November 10 (5pm) – High Tea – learn the traditions and manners while enjoying your tea and accompaniments
  • December 3 (5pm) – “It’s a Wonderful Brooksville Life” Storytelling and Caroling at the Chinsegut Hill Manor
  • December 10 (1pm – 4pm) – Free Tour & Candy Making Demo Day – enjoy free tours of the Chinsegut Hill Manor House and a demo in the kitchen for handcrafted candy (available for purchase)

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This