Calendar of  Events

Historic Foodways Society of the Delaware Valley

Dedicated to the Promotion and Understanding of Food History

UPCOMING Events & Exhibits— 2017:

 

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:

http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cook/id/2293

Interesting Articles

 

You do not have to be a member to have your Foodways and/or related event listed here! 

If you have an event that you would like listed here please send the information to:

 

susan.luczu@yahoo.com OR info@historicfoodways.org

 

~ Special Events ~

 

JUST IN!  Check it out!

Our member and friend, Tony Shahan (one of the "Lads" at Hampton Court) keeps in touch with Marc Meltonville and they have an event coming up and thought of HFSDV.

http://www.hrp.org.uk/ learning/adults/culture- breaks/#gs.HodcJoM

 

Gloucester County Historical Society—now thru 9/30/17:

“White Lace and Promises: Two Centuries of Weddings”

58 N. Broad St.-Woodbury, NJ. More info: 856-848-8531

 

American Visionary Art Museum—now thru 9/3/17

Baltimore, MD:

“Yummm! The History, Fantasy and Future of Food”

A look at food from different perspectives.  The AVAM raises a toast for its 21st birthday with a new visual feast in this original art exhibition.  Inside Yummm! 35 visionary artists join forces with food scientists, farmers, nutritionists, environmental activists, psychologists, poets and humorists to publicly explore humankind's complex, multi-layered relationship with food.  More info: www.avam.org

 

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. 

 

~  2017 Programs, Workshops & other Events  ~ 

 

Contact the sponsoring organization for further details and registration information

—before heading to an event!

 

Programs/Workshops:

 

 

February 9—7pm

”Valentine’s Day—Tea, Flowers, Fans and Chocolate” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Clark Public Library, 303 Westfield Ave.—Clark, NJ—For more information call: 732-388-5999.                     

 

February 11—7pm

”Valentine’s Day—Tea, Flowers, Fans and Chocolate” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Ave.—Sayreville, NJ—Registration required.  For more information call: 732-727-0212 X-12.

 

February 11-12, 2017   “Broom Making Class” 

Go home with 2-3 Appalachian-style brooms.  Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, PA.  For fees, time and more info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org or call 717-569-0401.

 

February 25, 2017—10am-12pm

Culinary class:  “Lo Tech Mushroom Cultivation Techniques” - Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, PA.  For fees and more info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org or call 717-569-0401.

 

February 25, 2017—1pm-3pm  “Wild Edibles”

Learn to identify edibles in your area.  Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, PA.  For fees, time and more info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org or call 717-569-0401.

For a complete list of Winter/Spring classes:  Landis Valley Museum, Lancaster, PA.  For fees, time and more info: www.landisvalleymuseum.org or call 717-569-0401.

 

April 24—2pm

”Ladies Luncheons, Cocktail Parties and Outdoor Grilling in the 1950’s” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave.—Lakewood, NJ.  Held in the Casino Ballroom.  Fee includes light refreshments ($20.00pp)

Advance Registration required.  For more information call: 732-987-2281.

 

May 16—2pm

”Mealtimes with the Victorians” - Program presented by Judith Krall-Russo.  Georgian Court University, 900 Lakewood Ave.—Lakewood, NJ.  Held in the McAuley Heritage Center.  Fee includes light refreshments ($20.00pp) —Advance Registration required.  For more information call: 732-987-2281

EVENTS:

 

February 10—6pm-9pm —”Valentine’s Chocolate Walk and Carriage Rides” - Bordentown, NJ—info and tickets: www.downtownbordentown.com 

 

February 11 & 18, 2017—”Maple Sugaring”

Howell Living History Farm—For more information, directions, etc.—609-737-3299 or www.howelllivinghistoryfarm.org

 

March 5, 2017—2pm-4pm “Maple Sugaring”

Museum tours and demonstrations of Open-hearth cooking included with admission.

Miller Cory House Museum; 614 Mountain Ave, Westfield, NJ.  For further information: www.millercorymuseum.org or 909-232-1776.

 

 

Watch for additional upcoming Events in future posts!

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