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Field Day of the Past

In 1992, the first Field Day of the Past show started as a fundraiser for the local fire department. Since then, we have grown to a three day show and have given thousands of dollars to local non-profits including fire departments, museums, the children’s hospital, and various other organizations and causes.

Field Day of the Past has also worked to preserve local historic buildings and artifacts from Goochland and the surrounding counties. We invite you to attend our show every September to help support our community.


Field Day of the Past will sponsor the Spring Thing Family Fun Fest on Saturday, May 30 as a fund raiser for our efforts to find and relocate to a new location.

The Spring Thing is being planned as a day of family activities and will include an appearance by Brad Matchett and his Agricadabra Magic Show, a magic show designed to educate youth on agricultural topics. Brad will also put on his Hypnotist Comedy Show for the adults in the crowd. If you have not seen this show, you should be sure to take in the side splitting antics which go on during this production.

Arts and crafts and flea market items will also be on sale for those who have shopping in mind. Call 804-741-8468 for information on renting space. Spaces cost $25 for a 20’x20’ space plus $10 admission fee. Applications can be found here.

A highlight of the day will be the Lawn and Garden Tractor Pulls, conducted by Davidson Pullin LLC.

Some of the Field Day of the Past buildings will be open for visiting.

Other activities will be added as we get closer to the event.

Gates will open at 10 a.m. Cost for admission is $10 per person at the gate. Children 12 years and younger are free. Parking is available free of charge and food will be available on the grounds.

The rain date for The Spring Thing Family Fun Fest is Sunday, May 31.

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Upcoming Events

May General Membership Meeting

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

June General Membership Meeting

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

July General Membership Meeting

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

September 18, 19 & 20
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