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Cel­e­brate the Gilded Table at the Mis­souri His­tory Museum

Sun­day, Decem­ber 6, 2015 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

| FREE

Yule­tide Tra­di­tions: From the Gilded Age to Today | Through­out the Mis­souri His­tory Museum
The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table His­tory from the Camp­bell House, writ­ten by food his­to­rian and St. Louis author Suzanne Cor­bett, fea­tures 178 recipes from Vir­ginia Campbell’s orig­i­nal hand­writ­ten col­lec­tion and pro­vides an inti­mate glimpse at how the wealth cre­ated by Robert Campbell’s rugged wilder­ness life as a pio­neer­ing fur trader trans­formed into a wealthy lifestyle of sump­tu­ous din­ners and high soci­ety events dur­ing the 1860s and ‘70s. Join us for a day filled with family-friendly activ­i­ties, includ­ing:
11 am to 4 pm: Ongo­ing hands-on activ­i­ties includ­ing gin­ger­bread dec­o­rat­ing (while sup­plies last)
12 pm: “Enter­tain­ment in the Gilded Age” video vignettes by Etc. Senior The­atre
1 pm: The Gilded Table pre­sen­ta­tion and book sign­ing with Suzanne Cor­bett
2:30 pm: Panel dis­cus­sion — Chang­ing hol­i­day tables and traditions

Don’t for­get to treat your­self to a “Gilded Brunch” at Bixby’s!

 

Details

Date:
Sun­day, Decem­ber 6, 2015
Time:
11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
http://www.campbellhousemuseum.org/event/gildedtablemhm/ ‎

Organizer

Camp­bell House Museum
Phone:
(314) 421‑0325
Email:
Website:
www.campbellhousemuseum.org

Venue

Mis­souri His­tory Museum
5700 Lin­dell Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63112
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Phone:
(314) 746‑4500