Sunday, October 14, 2007

Petersburg, Va.: Oct. 19-21. At Pamplin Historical Park & the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, "Infamous Episodes and Disastrous Endeavors," symposium with James "Bud" Robertson, Dennis Frye and William Marvel. Fee. 804-861-2820 or

Newport News, Va.:8:30 and 9 a.m. Oct. 20. At the Mariners' Museum, a one-mile family run and a 10K on the scenic Noland Trail in recognition of Park Week. Fee; proceeds support museum. 757-591-5123 or

Richmond:10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 20. At the Virginia Historical Society, a Civil War-themed open house with music, games, prizes and reenactments and a first-day tour of the exhibit "Lee and Grant." Free. 804-347-0660 or

Middletown, Va.: Oct. 20 and 21. At the Cedar Creek Battlefield, a reenactment of the battle with the historic Belle Grove Mansion as a backdrop; sponsored by the nonprofit Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. Fee. 540-869-2064 or

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