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War Between the Tastes: Civil War Food Festival

May 9, 2015 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Henrico County Recreation and Parks is bringing you a different twist on the popular Richmond area food festival at “War Between the Tastes: Civil War Food Festival. Explore Civil War history with your five senses! Learn about a variety of historical methods for food preparation to feed an army of thousands. Watch competitors cook using the techniques of 19th century and vote for your favorite group. Help create and sample popular foods of the era at a variety of interactive stations. Join us for activities, games, presentations, and music from the 1860s in this unique way to learn about the past. Information: den63@henrico.us

Event will include:

  • Unique Food Network like Cooking Competition
  • Ice Cream and Butter Churning
  • Corn Roasting
  • Coffee Brewing
  • Civil War Camp Cooking
  • Southern Food Substitutes
  • Demonstrations on the influence of African foods on the South
  • Period music by Marshall and Company
  • Tasting demonstrations, while supplies last

Details

Date:
May 9, 2015
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Recreation and Parks
Phone:
(804) 501-7275
Email:
henrec@henrico.us
View Organizer Website

Venue

Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park
3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Phone:
(804) 652-1455
View Venue Website
 
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