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You are invited to visit the last surviving 1700's structure of its kind in Virginia's Northern Neck!

The story of this tavern and its relationship to the development of Northumberland County and Virginia's Northern Neck reflects what happened in countless court house villages throughout Virginia and the nation.

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Holidays 2023


A Very Merry Christmas Truck!, Thursday, December 7,  12:30 - 5 pm

Have fun creating your own Christmas Truck painting in red or teal. You'll use acrylic paints along with glitter to enhance the snowy scene. This is a fun and easy class with great results!

- Instructor: Janet Hockman; Class will be held in the "Tavern Meeting Building", directly behind the Tavern.
- Maximum of 15 students.
- $35. All supplies and equipment will be supplied. 
Stroll over to the Tavern Café before class for a bite to eat.

Click Here to Register for this Class and More Information.



Blacksmithing 101 (Beginner), One-day workshop - To Be Determined, 9 am - 4 pm

If you would like to be notified when the next Beginning Blacksmith class is put on the calendar, please fill out the form below.  When the Heathsville Forge Guild has sufficient numbers of interested students, they will schedule a date for the class and notify everyone on this list.  Only 8 students can be registered per class session and all students must be 16 years old or older.  

Learn the basic skills of blacksmithing to create your own metal projects. You will learn tapering, tempering and hardening of mild steel and make a punch or chisel to use in another project you will complete. All supplies included in price of $120.00 per student. Classes are held in Dan's Forge, which is located behind the Tavern.

Click Here to Register for Blacksmithing 101










The Heritage Arts Classes are sponsored and supported by the Rices Hotel/Hughlett's Tavern Foundation, Inc.

Heritage Art Classes

Check out our Heritage Art Classes!

Contact Information

RH/HT Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 579
73 Monument Place
Heathsville, VA 22473

Phone: 804-580-3377

Located on Route 360 behind the old courthouse.

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