Past Events

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

2018 Craft Beer & Music Festival

2018 Craft Beer & Music Festival

Date: September 8, 2018

Please join us on Saturday, September 8, 2018, for the third annual Happy Retreat Craft Beer and Music Festival, held on the historic grounds of Happy Retreat, former home of Charles Town founder Charles Washington, brother of George ... read more

Happy Retreat Book Series: The Planting of New Virginia

Happy Retreat Book Series: The Planting of New Virginia

Date: June 14, 2018

Happy Retreat will be hosting it’s third book series meeting on Thursday, June 14th at 7pm! The book for discussion will be: “The Planting of New Virginia” by Dr. Warren R. Hofstra, who will attend to lead the discussion. Attendance is read more

2018 Happy Retreat Wine and Jazz Festival

2018 Happy Retreat Wine and Jazz Festival

Date: June 9, 2018

Please join us on Saturday, June 9, 2018, for the Happy Retreat Wine & Jazz Festival, held on the historic grounds of Happy Retreat, former home of Charles Town founder Charles Washington, brother of George Washington and certified read more

The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society

The Charles Washington Chamber Music Society

Date: May 5, 2018

Join us Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:30 PM at Charles Washington Hall and Sunday, May 6, 2018 2 PM at Happy Retreat read more