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6:30 pm

Colonial Cocktails: Lamb’s Wool and Hot Buttered Rum

November 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Historic London Town House and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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From punches to bounces, syllabubs to juleps, colonists imbibed a wide variety of alcoholic beverages. At Colonial Cocktails, you’ll get to make and enjoy two historical drinks and learn about colonial tavern culture. In this session, you’ll whip up some fall favorites: Lamb’s Wool and Hot Buttered Rum, two warm drinks sure to keep you toasty as the leaves start to fall. Participants must be 21+. For the safety of participants and staff, this event will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and...

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7:00 pm

Virtual Lecture – “Ordering from the Director”: Studies in Colonial Period American Furniture

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join presenter Tony Zecca for an overview of Colonial Period American furniture. He will show what a wealthy patron should expect when ordering furniture from a cabinetmaker's shop. You will look at the different Directors, or design books, that would have been used in the period and compare examples that appear in the book and in current collections. Tony enthusiastically shares his experiences as a collector, and education volunteer at Mount Vernon. Registration required. Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members and Volunteers

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