Ticket ($75 per person) includes admission, all food, and beverages, and parking at both sites. Event takes place rain or shine on the grounds of Campbell House Museum (1508 Locust Street, St. Louis, MO 63103) and the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site (7400 Grant Road, St. Louis, MO 63123) . Event proceeds benefit Campbell House Museum and Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.
A new one hour documentary titled “Robert Campbell, Mountain Man” was commissioned by the BBC for a series of famous Irish immigrants who become successful in America, Robert Campbell was the first person they picked! Last June, Alan McFarland and Michael Beattie (producer/director) were accompanied by an Irish film crew in the U.S. for 13 days of filming. Viewers are treated to stunning new footage of the Rocky Mountains and the Great Plains and interviews with the Campbell House staff and experts on the history of the fur trade. Watch a preview of the documentary.
There will be a panel discussion immediately after the screening with director Michael Beattie and presenter Alan McFarland.
Screening is FREE and open to the public. Reservations are requested, please reserve online at nineNET.org/campbell or by calling 314–421-0325.
Parking is free in the lot adjacent to Nine Network, enter on Spring Street. The event is outdoors, bring chairs for seating.
Can’t attend this event? Watch the broadcast one Nine PBS on Monday, July 2 at 8 P.M.
Join Campbell House Museum and Hanley House Directors Andy Hahn and Sarah Umlauf for a special presentation on food in nineteenth century St. Louis city versus St. Louis county. In honor of the recent publication of The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table History from the Campbell House, the presentation will be followed by a tasting of nineteenth century dishes prepared by Gilded Table author and food historian Suzanne Corbett.
Tickets to the event are tiered at $50 for general admission and $75 for patron tickets, purchase quickly and securely via PayPal at the drop down menu below or by calling the Campbell House Museum at (314) 421‑0325. Patron level attendees receive a complimentary copy of The Gilded Table signed and inscribed by author Suzanne Corbett. Please note: a PayPal account is NOT required to complete your purchase.
Event made possible by the generous support of River City Casino. Proceeds to benefit Campbell House Museum special projects.
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!