Past Events

Save America’s Treasures grant awarded to Happy Retreat by the National Park Service

Save America’s Treasures grant awarded to Happy Retreat by the National Park Service

Date: October 12, 2019

PLEASE JOIN US FOR AN AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT On Saturday, October 12, at 11 a.m., Randall Reid-Smith, Curator of the West Virginia Division of Arts, Culture and History, will hold a press conference at Happy Retreat to formally announce ... read more

2019 Craft Beer & Music Festival

2019 Craft Beer & Music Festival

Date: September 7, 2019

Please join us on Saturday, September 7, 2019, for the fourth annual Happy Retreat Craft Beer and Music Festival read more

US Army Blues

US Army Blues

Date: August 25, 2019

Comprised of exceptional jazz musicians from across the nation, the Army Blues strive to fulfill their mission through public concerts, educational outreach, and the preservation of the tradition of America’s unique art form: ... read more

Happy Retreat Book Series with Author Joel Achenbach

Happy Retreat Book Series with Author Joel Achenbach

Date: May 19, 2019

Author Joel Achenbach will lead the discussion about George Washington’s plan to make the Potomac River a corridor for commerce between the Ohio River Valley and the East Coast. Admission is free. read more

What We Found When We Came Together

What We Found When We Came Together

Date: April 13, 2019

What We Found When We Came Together: Shared Roots Beneath Jefferson County Walls We are six women with roots in Jefferson County, WV who embarked on separate journeys into the world of our ancestors, leading us to each other and ... read more

Grammy-Nominated Lutenist, Ronn McFarlane

Grammy-Nominated Lutenist, Ronn McFarlane

Date: January 27, 2019

Happy Retreat will host The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society Concert featuring Grammy-nominated lutenist, Ronn McFarlane on Sunday, January 27 at 2pm. Tickets are available online. read more

Holiday Concert featuring Gary Stewart & friends

Holiday Concert featuring Gary Stewart & friends

Date: December 16, 2018

The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society presents a Holiday Concert featuring classical guitarist Gary Stewart and friends. The performance is on Sunday, December 16, at 2 pm at Happy Retreat in Charles Town, WV. read more

2018 Christmas Open House

2018 Christmas Open House

Date: December 9, 2018

A Happy Christmas at Happy Retreat! The Friends of Happy Retreat invite you to a free community holiday Open House at Happy Retreat on Sunday, December 9th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The Open House, which is free and open to the public, ... read more

René Schiffer – Bach Cello Suites Nos. 1, 3 and 4

René Schiffer – Bach Cello Suites Nos. 1, 3 and 4

Date: November 4, 2018

The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society Presents René Schiffer Bach Cello Suites Nos. 1, 3 and 4 on Sunday, November 4, at 2 pm at Happy Retreat. read more

Francis Yun, Harpsichord

Francis Yun, Harpsichord

Date: October 7, 2018

The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society presents Francis Yun, harpsichord performance on Sunday, October 7 at 2 pm at Happy Retreat in Charles Town, WV. read more