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Demonstrations at Historic Longstreet Farm
November 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
One event on November 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm
One event on November 23, 2019 at 11:00 am
One event on December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am
One event on January 18, 2020 at 11:00 am
One event on January 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm
One event on February 15, 2020 at 11:00 am
One event on February 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Saturdays, November 9 & 23 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, January 18 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Saturday, February 15 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
See what the farm staff is cooking on the wood-fired stove. Discover how recipes, cooking techniques and kitchens have changed since the 1890s.
Accordion Melodies of the 1890s
Saturday, November 16 from 1-3 p.m.
Enjoy melodies of the 1890s played on the accordion while you visit the Longstreet farmhouse.
Parlor Games for Wintry Weather
Saturday, January 25 from 12-2:30 p.m.
Beat the winter blues – and beat your opponent too! Learn to play forgotten 1890s games like Halma and Basilinda, or old-time favorites like Backgammon, Checkers and Reversi. Open to ages 6 and up.
Stitches in Time
Saturday, February 22 from 12-2:30 p.m.
Join Longstreet Farm staff for an informal session on hand-sewing basics – learn five simple stitches for quick repairs, or bring a project with you to work on as we converse. You can borrow our sundries or bring your own. This is a great chance to start a new hobby or get started on those mending projects in a no-pressure environment. Open to ages 7 and up.8