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Young at Heart: Summer Tea & Historical Cooking Demonstration
August 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$6
Heritage Farmstead Museum offers a program for seniors, Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limit. The program offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through October.
Pre-registration for each class is $6.00 per person. Groups of eight or more, $4 per person. Guests may also purchase a 55+ season package of seven programs for $35. Each program is limited to 50 registrants. Pre-registration deadline is midnight the Thursday prior to each program, but walk up registration is also permitted if there is space available.
August 13, 2018 – Summer Tea: Historical Cooking Demonstration
An expert on historic cooking will prepare and discuss fare for a Victorian Summer tea, including an authentic watermelon cake. Attendees will be able to taste each dish.
September 10, 2018 – Victorian Magic Lantern Show and Blacksmith Demo
The Victorian Magic Lantern Show was a precursor to the modern day movies. Hand painted slides are projected, and even appear to be animated. Beth and Mark Ayers will present their show set to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem, “The Village Blacksmith.” We will also have a blacksmith doing a demonstration in our blacksmith shop.