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.
Warrenton is about 50 miles from Washington. Take Interstate 66 west to U.S. Route 29 south into town.
6809 Airlie Rd.
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
Gracious boutique hotel about a 20-minute drive from Warrenton. Rooms from $175.
29 Main St.
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.
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.
173 Main St.
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.