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:

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 ~

 

 

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

 

August—Every Sunday—1pm-4pm

“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!

 

Programs/Workshops:

 

 

June 29—7-8:30pm—Lecture

“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

http://www.readingtontwp.org/ReadingtonMuseums/Bouman-Stickney.html

 

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 foodhxsmp@aol.com or call 215-219-9542

 

July 20—7pm-8:30m—Lecture

“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

 

August 11th—4pm-7pm—Demonstration/Dinner

“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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Summer 2018