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 ~
July 13-15—11am-4pm each day
“Christmas in July” presented by the Chinkchewunska Chapter NSDAR at the Van Bunshooten Museum, 1097 Route 23, Wantage, NJ. Historic house tours, reenactors on site, start your early Christman/holiday shopping and pick up some attic treasures!
July 21st –11am-3pm
“French and Indian War Muster Day” - Pottsgrove Manor; Pottstown, PA More info: https://www.montcopa.org/2795/Events Phone: 610-278-3000
“Living History Sundays” Pottsgrove Manor; Pottstown, PA More info: https://www.montcopa.org/2795/Events Phone: 610-278-3000
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!
“18th c. Tea Knowledge”- presented by Susan McClellan Plaisted at Bouman Stickney Farmstead; 114 Dreahook Rd., Lebanon, NJ 08833. Open to the public; suggested fee, reservations & More info: 908-236-2327 or
June 30 & July 1st—1-4pm—Demonstrations
“Corn into Cornmeal” Demonstrations at the Grist Mill at Historic Walnforn, 62 Walnford Rd., Upper Freehold, NJ. Every weekend April through Nov. 25th; multi-sensory experience that combines history, agriculture and technology. Visit the gristmill and home on the banks of Crosswicks Creek. All ages welcome; more information 609-259-6275 or https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?Id=2541
Or find them on Facebook.
June 30 10am-3:30pm—Workshop
“18th c. Dessert Table” - presented by Susan McClellan Plaisted at Bolton Mansion, 85 Holly Dr., Levittown, PA. PRE-Registration required—For more information and to register, contact Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 215-219-9542
“Witchcraft” - - presented by Janine Quimby at Bouman Stickney Farmstead; 114 Dreahook Rd., Lebanon, NJ 08833. Open to the public; suggested fee, reservations & More info:
908-236-2327 or http://www.readingtontwp.org/ReadingtonMuseums/Bouman-Stickney.html
“A Georgian Dinner” - Cooked & presented by Deb Peterson at Pottsgrove Manor; Pottstown, PA. Three course dinner prepared on the open hearth and served in a Colonial atmosphere. Ages 21+, dinner tickets—$50.00pp, pre-registration required by Aug. 3rd.
More info: https://www.montcopa.org/2795/Events Phone: 610-278-3000
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.
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.
Watch for additional upcoming Events in future posts!
Looking FORWARD to SUMMER!
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