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Past Events

Kenyon Hill performs at Happy Retreat, October 17, 2015
Matt and Rose perform at Happy Retreat, October 16, 2015
Scott and Betty Jo perform at Happy Retreat, October 11, 2015
Jen's Band performs at Happy Retreat, October 10, 2015
Jefferson High Chamber Choir performs at Happy Retreat - October 4, 2015
Jaide Messenger performs at Happy Retreat - October 4, 2015
Dangerous Ruins plays at Happy Retreat - October 3, 2015
The Jefferson County Arts Council staged its first annual Artober event at Happy Retreat from October 1 through October 17. Artists of all kind – painters, sculptors, wood workers, musicians, poets, photographers, writers and even comedians ---displayed their talents in rooms throughout the house. ArtOber , which was free to the public, was Happy Retreat’s introduction to the community. Over 150 people attended the opening night.
The Friends of Happy Retreatcordially invited people to attendThe Fall Galapresented Solos & Ensembles by The Charles Washington Symphony Orchestra On Sunday, the thirteenth of September, 2015 in the evening at Claymont Mansion
On Saturday June 20th it was announced that Happy Retreat had been acquired by Charles Town and Friends of Happy Retreat. Friends have the house, outbuildings and 2 acres while the City holds the balance of about 10 acres. Planning is now underway to allow public uses for all of the property "Congratulations to Friends of Happy Retreat and City of Charles (Washington) Town. It's... Read more