If you go: Warrenton, Va.

Correction: An earlier version of this box incorrectly identified the historian offering a lecture at the Mosby Museum on June 14. He is James I. Robertson Jr., not Robert I. Johnson Jr. This version has been updated.

June 5
if you go
GETTING THERE

Warrenton is about 50 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to U.S. Route 29 south into town.

STAYING THERE

Airlie

6809 Airlie Rd.

540-347-1300

www.airlie.com

Hotel and conference center with 154 rooms on the grounds of a historic Virginia estate. Rooms from $160.

The Suites at 249

249 E. Davis St., Culpeper

540-827-1100

www.suitesat249.com

Gracious boutique hotel about a 20-minute drive from Warrenton. Rooms from $175.

EATING THERE

The Bridge

29 Main St.

540-349-9339

thebridgewarrenton.com

Field-to-hearth fare, including salads, quiches and pizzas, served in an elegant, wood-paneled setting. Outdoor rooftop patio. Lunch entrees from $12, dinner from $15.

Claire’s at the Depot

65 South Third St.

540-351-1616

www.clairesrestaurant.com

Contemporary cuisine served in the town’s former railroad station, scene of an attempt on Mosby’s life. Menus change seasonally. Lunch salads and sandwiches from $10, entrees from $13. Dinner entrees from $16.

PLAYING THERE

Mosby Museum

173 Main St.

540-351-1600

www.mosbymuseum.org

Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. $5, ages 8 to 17 $3. Purchase tickets at the Warrenton Visitor Center at 33 N. Calhoun St. (behind the Mosby house).

Lecture by historian James I. Robertson Jr., titled “Whatever Happened to. . .? The Post-War Lives of Prominent Civil War Figures,” Saturday, June 14, at 1 p.m., preceded by light refreshments at 12:30. $10 including house tour. Call for reservations.

Z.S.

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