If you haven't been to Wilton this summer — or have never gone — here's a good reason to visit. Aug. 15 is the season's final "Jammin' on the James" music performance. Enjoy a family picnic on the grounds of this Colonial-era plantation house, transported in 1933 to 215 S. Wilton Road off Cary Street by the Virginia chapter of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (proving again, if you want something done, let the women handle it).
Built by the storied Randolphs, Wilton has welcomed Washington, Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette and now you.
Jammin' is free, 6 to 8 p.m., with tours of the house museum, jazz and swing music, and general merriment. Call 282-5936, ext. 4, or visit wiltonhousemuseum.org .