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2017 Current Classes




Hearth Cooking Workshop:
Preparing a Late Winter/Early Spring Meal

Saturday, 18 March from 9:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m.
at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, Broomall, Pennsylvania

Cook and enjoy a Late Winter/Early Spring Meal at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, using period receipts and equipment. After preparing the food, participants eat what they helped make. Cost: $35.00 per person. Pre-registration required. For more information and registration, contact Clarissa at 610-642-4269.

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Workshop:
Chocolate

Saturday, 22 April from 9:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m.
at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, Broomall, Pennsylvania

Explore Chocolate at The 1696 Thomas Massey House. Chocoate in various 18th century preparations - some to enjoy immediately and some to take home. Bring a brown bag lunch. Cost: $35.00 per person. Pre-registration required. For more information and registration, contact Clarissa at 610-642-4269.

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Hearth Cooking Workshop:
Preparing a Mid-Spring Meal

Saturday, 13 May from 9:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m.
at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, Broomall, Pennsylvania

Cook and enjoy a Mid-Spring Meal at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, using period receipts and equipment. After preparing the food, participants eat what they helped make. Cost: $35.00 per person. Pre-registration required. For more information and registration, contact Clarissa at 610-642-4269.

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Lecture and Discussion:
Distilling and Domestic Medicine

Thursday, 15 June from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m.
at Chadds Ford Historical Society, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

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Butter Making

Sunday, 25 June at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, RidleyCreek State Park, Edgmont Township, Pennsylvania

Hands-on butter making, with "tastes". For more information and registration, contact the Plantation at 610-566-1725.

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Demonstration:
Making Soft Cheese

Saturday, 1 July from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m.
at Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation, RidleyCreek State Park, Edgmont Township, Pennsylvania

For more information and registration, contact the Plantation at 610-566-1725.

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Demonstration and Discussion:
Distilling

Saturday, 12 August from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.
at Moland House Historic Park, Warminster, Pennsylvania

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Lecture:
Colonial or Colonial Revival

Sunday, 15 October at 2 p.m.
at Tredyffrin Easttown Historical Society, Easttown Library and Information Center, Berwyn, Pennsylvania

Free and open to the Public. For more information, contact Clarissa at 610-642-4269.

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Hearth Cooking Workshop:
Preparing a Mid-Autumn Meal

Saturday, 28 October from 9:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m.
at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, Broomall, Pennsylvania

Cook and enjoy a Mid-Autumn Meal at The 1696 Thomas Massey House, using period receipts and equipment. After preparing the food, participants eat what they helped make. Cost: $35.00 per person. Pre-registration required. For more information and registration, contact Clarissa at 610-642-4269.

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