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Con Brio EnsembleSpring Concert & Lawn Tea

Sunday, May 21 at 2:00pm

The musical ensemble Eart'Acte with flautist Stephen C. Josephs will have the flowers swaying to the music. Josephs is a musician and composer with an impressively versatile mastery of musical genres. So, don your bonnet and join us for a delightful performance followed by a lawn tea. We bring together fabulous music, a garden of spring flowers with cocktails and a selection of savory & sweet treats, and luscious teas for a Sunday afternoon. 

Admission is $25 and $20 for members and students, inclusive of food and drink. In the event of rain the program moves indoors.

Eart'Acte has performed from Brussels to Manila - New York City to San Francisco. The ensemble features Stephen C. Josephs (flute), Linda Elizabeth (vocals), Markus Kaitila (piano), and Mark Wade (double bass)

Kelsey BrowCookbook Talk and Swap

Sunday, June 4, 1-3:30 pm, Talk at 2 pm

Cooking with Met Life: Company Cookbooks of the Early 20th Century 

Would you make the recipes from a cookbook sent to you by your life insurance company? Food historian and curator of King Manor Museum, Kelsey Brow, will discuss the cookbooks produced by companies from 1900 through the 1930s. This talk will explore the gendered history of how these cookbooks were made and used. You will also get a chance to look at some of these antique cookbooks for yourself.

Cookbook Swap

The afternoon includes a cookbook swap. Bring your extra cookbooks and take home some new recipes. Light refreshments will be served. Suggested donation: $5.

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