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January 2018

CFHS Volunteer Fair

Saturday, January 13, 2018 

9am to 11am

 

Get started on those New Years resolutions by attending our Volunteer Fair!  Learn about volunteer opportunities at the Chadds Ford Historical Society on Saturday, January 13th from 9 to 11 am. Meet with other CFHS volunteers and staff members to explore upcoming projects and areas of greatest need. 

The fair will be an open house setting with two short presentations on ways you can get involved with the CFHS at 9:15am and 10:15am.  Light refreshments will be served.  
 

Chadds Ford Historical Society at Barn Visitor Center

1736 Creek Road

Chadds Ford, PA  19317

February 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Please click here

Paint Out Chadds Ford Plein Air Event

Saturday, February 3, 2018

 

The Chadds Ford Historical Society hosts its 10th annual Plein Air art event, Paint Out Chadds Ford.   

 

Between February 1 and 3, artists from the Mid-Atlantic region will be painting around the Chadds Ford area as well as at the Barns Brinton House, John Chads House and along Brandywine Creek. Their work will go on exhibition on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 6 to 8pm at the artists reception and wet painting sale at our Visitors Center. All work wil be available for immediate purchase.  Tickets are $15 non-members/$10 CFHS members. Light refreshments will be served.  A portion of the sale of each painting supports the work of the Chadds Ford Historical Society. 

The art will remain on exhibit and available for purchase through March 2, 2018. 

 

Purchase your tickets to reception and wet paint sale:

 

PURCHASE TICKETS 

Breakfast at Hank's Place

Sunday, February 11 from 7am to 3pm

 

Join us for Breakfast at Hank's!   This annual event raises funds for Chadds Ford Historical Society. Enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal while helping preserve local history!  A portion of the day's proceeds will benefit the Chadds Ford Historical Society. A huge thank you to our neighbor, Hank's Place, for their generosity!

 

Hank's Place

1625 Creek Road

Chadds Ford, PA  19317

Tavern Talks: Chocolate & Courtship
Thursday, February 15th, 7-9 PM

 

The Chadds Ford Historical Society kicks off another year of Tavern Talks with "Chocolate & Courtship"! If you are looking to bring dating back to the basics - 300-year-old basics - then you will not want to miss out. Guests will have the opportunity to watch chocolate-making demonstrations by Mars’ American Heritage Chocolate, received dating advice from General George Washington, taste 18th century chocolate pairings, learn about courtship in the Colonial period and more!

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

March 2018

Tavern Talks: Mind Your Pints and Quarts

Thursday, March 15, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

PURCHASE TICKETS

Guest Bartending Event at BBC Tavern & Grill in Greenville

Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 6 to 9pm

 

CFHS and BBC Tavern invite you to our Guest Bartending Event at BBC on Thurday, March 29 from 6 to 9pm.  100% of your tips are donated to CFHS.  We'll also be hosting a silent auction at the event.

 

BBC Tavern & Grill

4019 Kennett Pike

Greenville, DE  19807

April 2018

Tavern Talks: Law & Order
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

May 2018

Tavern Talks: To Market, To Market
Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

June 2018

Tavern Talks: Enlightened!
Thursday, June 21, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

July 2018

No Events Scheduled

August 2018

No Events Scheduled

September 2018

Tavern Talks: Liberty or Death
Thursday, September 13, 2018h, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

October 2018

Tavern Talks: Fermented & Tormented
Thursday, October 11, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

SAVE THE DATE!  More detailed event information coming soon.
 
Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

The Great Pumpkin Carve 2018

Thursday, Friday & Saturday,

October 18, 19 & 20

 

Save the Date for the Great Pumpkin Carve 2018!

 

Click here to read about the history of the Great Pumpkin Carve and past events.  

 

FOR MORE DETAILED EVENT INFORMATION:

VISIT WWW.GREATPUMPKINCARVE.COM

November 2018

Tavern Talks: Sugar & Spice
Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7-9 PM

 

Tavern Talks is a monthly experience (not a lecture!) aimed exclusively for adults 21 and older that focuses on fun topics in early American culture. Guests will experience history with hands-on activities, food and drink tastings, demonstrations and more! 

Tickets must be purchased in advance over the phone, in person at the Society or online as space is limited. All attendeees must be 21 and older. 

 

December 2018

Candlelight Christmas

Saturday, December 1, 2018

 

Save the Date for the Candlelight Christmas 2018!