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The Farm Table to the Gilded Table

Click here for more infor­ma­tion on the event webpage.

Enjoy a night of his­tor­i­cal­ly inspired foods and liba­tions pre­pared by St. Louis’s award-win­ning chefs, con­fec­tion­ers, brew­ers, wine­mak­ers, and distillers.

Pre­sent­ed as a move­able feast, guests trav­el between the Camp­bell House Muse­um and White Haven (Ulysses S. Grant Nation­al His­toric Site) to sam­ple, sip, and enjoy peri­od enter­tain­ment at the places where Ulysses S. Grant lived and dined.

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.

Event Co-Chairs
Suzanne Cor­bett and Matt Sherman

Robert Campbell Documentary Premiere

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.

Food in Nineteenth Century St. Louis

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 Housethe pre­sen­ta­tion will be fol­lowed by a tast­ing of nine­teenth cen­tu­ry dish­es pre­pared by Gild­ed Table author and food his­to­ri­an Suzanne Corbett.

This event will be held in the Great Hall of the Church of St. Michael & St. George (Clay­ton, MO) and is com­plete­ly free to the gen­er­al pub­lic, but reser­va­tions are required. Click here to con­tact the Clay­ton Cen­tu­ry Foun­da­tion or call (314) 290‑8553 to reserve your spot.

Gilded Table Book Release and Tasting

Join Camp­bell House Muse­um for an evening of toast­ing and tast­ing to cel­e­brate the pub­li­ca­tion and release of The Gild­ed Table: Recipes and Table His­to­ry from the Camp­bell House. The evening at the 1904 Steak House at Riv­er City Casi­no & Hotel will fea­ture vin­tage plates from The Gild­ed Table by Suzanne Cor­bett & inspired small plates cre­at­ed by Riv­er City Casi­no Exec­u­tive Chef John Johnson.GildedTableRiverCityInvite-2

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.

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CALL 314–421-0325 for tick­et availability.

Celebrate the Gilded Table at the Missouri History Museum

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!