august, 2019

aug10:00 am(aug 31)5:00 pmAUGUST POP-UP EVENTS4 pop-up events for August!

Event Details

Broom-making Demonstration

Saturday, August 3

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Join broom-maker Mike Hossom in South Union’s broom shop as he demonstrates one of South Union’s most time-honored traditions.  Free with admission.

African American History Tour

Friday, August 9

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Learn about the 19th century experience of the African American Shakers at South Union. Join Curator of Community Engagement, Rebekah Brummett.  Free with admission.  

Wash House Discovery Tour 

Thursday, August 15

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Join Executive Director Tommy Hines for a close-up look at the fascinating work going on the in 1854 Wash House.  Tour requires ability to traverse several flights of stairs. Free with admission.

Shaker Foodways Tour 

Thursday, August 29

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 

Take an up-close look at the kitchens and dining room in the 1824 Centre House and enjoy Shaker Mint Cup and a Shaker dessert with Curator of Collections Sally Givens.  Free with admission. 


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