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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

June 6, 2018
Food Trucks "On The Square"

Food Truck Hump Days benefiting the
Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation

Previously held at the Foundation site on the Great Bridge Waterways
Due to on-site construction and for this year only, our
Food Truck Hump Days event series will be held at a new site:
Courtyard Square Park (behind City Hall)
306 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322

April - September, every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 4 PM - Sunset
Exception: Wednesday, July 4th
This year brought to you by Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism,
Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation, and
Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission

The series kicks off on Wednesday, April 4
and continues through Wednesday, September 19, 2018!

June’s Music Schedule:
June 6: Young Audiences - Storyteller at 5 PM
June 20: Oscar Smith Strolling Strings and
Tidewater Winds at TBD

Lawn chairs, picnic blankets, and small tents (10x10 or smaller) are welcome.
Free parking available at all municipal parking lots.

Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism, Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation, and the Chesapeake Fine Arts Commission invite you to Food Trucks “On the Square.” Due to construction at Battlefield Park (previous site of Food Truck Hump Days on the Great Bridge Waterways), Food Trucks “On the Square” will be held at Chesapeake’s newly designated park, Courtyard Square Park (behind City Hall), 306 Cedar Road, Chesapeake, VA 23322. This event will be held the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from April through September (except July 4th) from 4 pm to sunset, the event will offer a variety of food trucks and FREE children's activities, lawn games and live entertainment.

 


TBA 2018
Soft Opening of Building



TBA Spring 2019
Grand Opening of Museum

 

 

 

Past Events

Food Truck Hump Days on the Great Bridge Waterways
Battlefield Park: 1775 Historic Way, Chesapeake, VA 23320
April - September, every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 4 PM - Dusk

 

Annual Waterways Heritage Festival
2nd Weekend in October

 

NSDAR Annual Wreath Laying and
NSSAR Commemoration of Battle of Great Bridge
First Saturday in December

 

Annual Battle of Great Bridge Reenactment
First Weekend in December



For the over 10,000 boaters who travel our Intracoastal Waterways yearly, we replaced our docking pier thanks in part to a generous donation from the Virginia Port Authority. 
View the Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Album.


Attendees were treated to an extraordinary evening with "Colonial Williamsburg’s Patrick Henry” at "TRADITIONS” Revolutionary Catering & Events December 6, 2013.

 

The 10th Annual Patriot’s Challenge Golf Tournament turned out to be another great event full of fun thanks to our great sponsors and volunteers. …They lined up, the musket fired, and they were off…

 

On December 4, 2009 the City of Chesapeake, in partnership with Open Roads Consulting and the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation, honored an American hero, William "Billy" Flora with a street as a Dedication to Billy Flora. Billy Flora, a freed slave that fought on the side of the Patriots, is widely considered a hero of the Battle of Great Bridge.

 

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Events

June 6, 2018
Food Trucks "On The Square"
(Hump Days benefiting GBB&WHF)

TBA 2018
Soft Opening of Building

TBA Spring 2019

Museum Grand Opening

Construction Progress

The Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation's, Board of Trustees and Advisors, Patriot Members, volunteers, and staff are all working very hard to make the Battlefield Historic Park & Museum / Visitor Center an educational showcase. We are grateful to our many donors for their support!

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