Calendar of Events
Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley
Dedicated to the Promotion and Understanding of Food History
UPCOMING Events & Exhibits— 2018:
Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information—before heading to an event!
Check out this reference item from Utah State University digital Library
A 1883 Sales catalog from
L. F. Duparquet & Hoyt (New York, NY)
The perfect place to identify those mysterious items in the kitchen drawer:
~ Special Events ~
February 14 @ 4pm:
Teaberry’s Tea Room—2 Main St., Flemington, NJ. 5-course Valentin Tea. $70pp, incl. tax and gratuity—info and reservations: 908-788-1010.
High Societea House, 20 Old Newark Pompton Tpke, Wayne, NJ. $26.95pp; Info and reservations:973-696-8327.
The Mulberry House Restaurant and Tearoom, 415 Westfield Ave., Westfield, NJ. $25pp; info and reservations—908-233-3562.
February 10—1pm & Feb. 11—12pm
The 3rd Annual Asbury Park Mardi Gras celebration. Info:
February 16—Chinese New Year: Year of the Dog
Traditional foods include dumplings for wealth; spring rolls for wealth; long noodles for long life, fish to increase prosperity and oranges for good luck.
Watch here for additional upcoming events soon!
Many of the historic sites are closed over the winter months
for reorganization, cleanings and R&R of the staff.
~ 2018 Programs, Workshops & other Events ~
Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information
—before heading to an event!
February 22— 1pm
“Valentine’s Day—Tea, Flowers, Fans, and Chocolate” - presented by Judith Krall-Russo
At Mt. Laurel Library, 100 Walt Whitman Ave., Mt. Laurel, NJ. More info: 856-234-7319.
“Food from Biblical Times” - - presented by Judith Krall-Russo at Georgian Court University (in the Casino Ballroom), 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ. $25.00pp/ light refreshments served. PRE-Registration required—732-987-2263 or email: email@example.com.
“Japanese Tea Experience” - - presented by Judith Krall-Russo at Georgian Court University (at the Japanese Tea Garden and Mansion), 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ. $25.00pp/ light refreshments served. PRE-Registration required—732-987-2263 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Life at an Edwardian Manor” - - presented by Judith Krall-Russo at Georgian Court University (at the Casino Ballroom), 900 Lakewood Ave., Lakewood, NJ. $25.00pp/ light refreshments served. PRE-Registration required—732-987-2263 or email: email@example.com.
Chadd’s Ford Tavern Talks—2018
1736 Creek Road, Chadd’s Ford, PA 610-388-7376
Tickets must be purchased IN ADVANCE—ALL attendees must be 21 or older.
Feb. 15 7-9pm Chocolate & Courtship
March 15 7-9pm Mind Your Pints & Quarts
April 12 7-9pm Law & Order
May 17 7-9pm To Market, To Market
June 21 7-9pm Enlightened!
Sept. 13 7-9pm Liberty or Death
October 11 7-9pm Fermented & Tormented
Nov. 8 7-9pm Sugar & Spice
This monthly experience is aimed exclusively for ADULTS (21 and older) - and focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Visit ChaddsFordHistory.org to purchase tickets and for other upcoming events.
March 3, 2018—9am-5pm
“Women’s Health and Hygiene in Early America” - Washington’s Crossing Park (PA)
Sponsored by Mrs. Boice’s Academie & Friends of Washington Crossing Historic Park. Enjoy a day of engaging and insightful presentations on some of the details of home life for colonial women during the second half of the 18th century from some of the region’s most well-respected historians and interpreters in a supportive and welcoming environment. Fee: $75pp/$65—(Friends of Washington Crossing-HP). Further info: www.boicehistorieacademie.com or 215-932-5583
March 23-25, 2018
ALFAM George Chapman Memorial First-Person Interpreters Retreat; Dover, DE
Includes tours of local historic properties; Novice and Advance level workshops and more.
Registration fee: $75// or $100 (includes registration and 1 yr. ALHFAM membership. Pre-registration required; registration open until MARCH 1st!
Further info: http://www.alhfam.org/event-2777265 or contact Kandie Carle at Kandie@KandieCarle.com
Watch for additional upcoming Events in future posts!
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