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Hearthside Dinners

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Join us for dinner at the Remick homestead!

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WHERE FOOD & HISTORY MEET

Hearthside Dinners

LEARN, PREPARE & SAVOR

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Assist in preparing a 19th-century meal, savor the flavorful results!
The feel of a bygone era fills our cozy hearth room during these signature dinners, where a small group of guests join in the preparation of a 19th-century-style meal cooked in our open hearth.

OVERVIEW OF THE EVENING

While the fire crackles and readies itself in the background, the evening begins with costumed Museum Interpreters guiding guests “back in time” to learn about 19th-century kitchens and food preparation, seasonal farming and foods, and historic cooking recipes and tools. 
Guests then don aprons and assist in preparing, seasoning, cooking, roasting and baking foods using traditional means and tools—all in the process of creating an authentic, seasonal farmstead meal.

When the meal is ready, guests gather together at the hearth table to enjoy the savory meal they have helped to prepare. Guests are welcome to bring wine and beer to enjoy during this portion of the evening.

Hearthside Dinners are informal, lively and fun! Participants are encouraged to try their hand at various aspects of meal preparation and to ask questions throughout the process. The evening’s menu is made available as the event draws near, please call for details.


These evenings make a festive pre-holiday gathering or holiday gift!


Added due to popular demand...
Saturday, December 9, 2017 | 4–8 p.m.
Limited space. Reservations close Friday, December 1, or when filled.

COST: $50 per person Does not include gratuity
For ages 16 and up. To make a reservation, please call (603) 323-7591; toll free 1 (800) 686-6117.
Payment is due when reservation is made. A BYOB-friendly event. 

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SCHEDULED DATES IN 2018

Saturday, January 20, 2018 | 4–8 p.m.
Limited space. Reservations are being taken and close Friday, January 12, or when filled.
 

Saturday, March 10, 2018 | 4–8 p.m.
Limited space. Reservations are being taken and close Friday, March 2, or when filled.

Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 4–8 p.m.
Limited space. Reservations are being taken and close Friday, April 13, or when filled.


COST: $65 per person Includes gratuity
For ages 16 and up. To make a reservation, please call (603) 323-7591; toll free 1 (800) 686-6117.
Payment is due when reservation is made. A BYOB-friendly event. 

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MORE INFORMATION 

  • Guests are encouraged to dress in layers for comfort—by design, the hearth radiates high heat.
  • Questions about the evening (unrelated to reservations) or information about a Private Hearthside Dinner may be emailed to Program Manager Dawn Evans: devans@remickmuseum.org
  • We sell a Remick-Made Cookbook that shares our favorite homestead recipes.

   

We look forward to welcoming you to the homestead!
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