Homeschool Day: Foodways in the New World

When:
September 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2019-09-25T10:00:00-04:00
2019-09-25T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Historic St. Mary's City
18751 Hogaboom Ln
St Marys City, MD 20686
USA
Cost:
$5 per child age 5 and older; one accompanying adult free; $10 each additional adult; reduced rates for Friends members of the museum
Contact:
Visitor Center
(240) 895-4990

Explore the many roles of food in early Maryland through its cultures, customs, and traditions.  Come for a day of engaging activities relating to food.

$5 per child age 5 and older; one accompanying adult free; $10 each additional adult; reduced rates for Friends members of the museum.

Woodland Indian Hamlet

  • 10:30 a.m.  Deer:  One Stop Shop
  • 1:00 p.m.  Sensory Foraging Hike
  • Ongoing:
    • Native cooking with the Three Sisters
    • Setting Paiute deadfall traps
    • Canoe scraping and fish drying

Waterfront

  • 11:30 a.m.  From Ship to Shore
  • 1:30 p.m.  From Shore to Ship
  • Ongoing:
    • Life at sea:  food and disease
    • Block and tackle demonstration

Town Center

  • 10:30 a.m.  The Original Organic
  • 2:30 p.m.  An Ordinary Meal:  Setting the Table
  • 3:00 p.m.  A Tale of Two Cooks
  • Ongoing:
    • “If these pots could talk”

Plantation

  • 11:00 a.m.  Cheese Making
  • 2:00 p.m.  Corn:  3 Ways
  • Ongoing:
    • 17th-century preservation techniques
    • Food and medicine

Matters of Taste:  Art History**

  • 10:30 a.m.  (ages 5-11)
  • 11:30 a.m.  (ages 12 and older)
  • 1:00 p.m.  (ages 5-11)
  • 2:00 p.m.  (ages 12 and older)

**Limited space (first 25 participants per time slot)

Activities may be subject to change, due to weather