The Day is Past & Gone: A Trilogy of Slave Life at Poplar Forest
May 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm$4 – $18
Teresa Harris’s original drama returns to Mr. Jefferson’s south lawn. A trilogy drawn from the real-life experiences of men and women enslaved at Poplar Forest, the dramatic presentation explores the complexity of their lives and their struggles to survive. A Q&A with Teresa Harris, the cast and Poplar Forest’s archaeologists follows the performance. Bring your friends and family and experience a part of Poplar Forest’s history brought to life. Tickets are $15 for adults (ages 18+); $10 for students (ages 6-17 and college); $4 for children (ages 5 and under). Rain date: Sunday, May 16.
Please note: All visitors are required to maintain social distancing protocols and wear masks while on tours and in public buildings. Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 protocols, all dates are subject to change; please visit poplarforest.org to confirm the date and time of an event.