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!