Tag: culinary

Tea & Tidings (In-Person & Virtual)

This themed tea offers tasty tea and treats with a program highlighting the holidays as they were celebrated at a distance during the Civil War. Park staff attired in mid 1800s clothing will explore how Americans celebrated the Christmas season during the Civil War. It was a difficult time as letters were the only form… Read more »

Valentine Tea (Virtual Event)

Join Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea where park staff attired in mid- 1800s, clothing will explore the famous love stories of our Presidents, their courtships, and marriages! (John & Abigail Adams, James & Dolley Madison, John & Julia Tyler etc). Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by February… Read more »

Pamplin Membership Gala

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting its 3rd Annual Membership Gala. Park members are invited to RSVP by February 17, 2020 and the general public wishing to attend can purchase a Park membership starting at $45.00 any time prior to the event or at the door. Discounted… Read more »

Buzz’n & Weav’n

  Celebrate National Honey Bee Day over the entire weekend with us. The Buzz’n & Weav’n event pays homage to beekeepers whose labors insure that we have bees to pollinate crops while also exploring the art of hand spinning natural fibers from animals over the centuries. Programs will include a bee petting zoo by Rockwood… Read more »

Focus Weekend: Cooking

Visit the Park during our focus weekends and see demonstrations at Tudor Hall and our Military Encampment areas. These programs highlight aspects of antebellum life and soldier’s experiences which  are outside of normal Park scheduled programming. Included with regular admission at 10:30 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and 3 pm.

Black History Month at Pamplin: Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks

Dr. Kelley Deetz will speak on her recently published book, Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine. A limited number of books will be available for purchase and signing. Following Dr. Deetz’s talk, Wisteria Perry will provide a tour of the recreated Tudor Hall kitchen quarter and explain how plantation… Read more »