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Lunch and Learn: Stepfamilies in Colonial America (Click here to register)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:00-2:00p.m.
Henry Hornblower Visitor's Center Maxwell Theatre
Free for members

Blended families were a common occurrence in America’s colonial era, just as they are today. Join Lisa Wilson, author of A History of Stepfamilies in Colonial America, as she discusses the facts and fiction surrounding stepfamilies in early New England.  

Adult Education Workshop Series: Cheers! Raise a Glass to History, Then and Now (Click here to register)
Tuesdays, March 10 and 24, 2015 7:00-9:00p.m.
Dirty Water Distillery and Mayflower Brewing Company
$30 members, $36 nonmembers

Have a taste of the past while getting a special behind-the-scenes look at our local distillery and brewing company!  Learn about the uses and importance of liquor and beer to the world of the first English settlers in the 17th century.

We're Ready for Visitors:Plimoth Plantation's Opening Day
Saturday, March 14, 2015 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Plimoth Plantation
Free for Members

Gather the kindling and warm up by the fire! Winter may not yet be through, but Plimoth Plantation will be opening its barns, houses, and wetus on March 14th! Gather with friends old and new for pop-up lectures and activities for kids! 


Special Opening Weekend Lecture:Worlds in Motion: Ireland, the Atlantic and Early Colonial America

Saturday, March 15, 2015 2:00-3:00p.m.
Henry Hornblower Visitor's Center
Free for Members

Join Professor Audrey Horning, Professor of Archaeology at Queens University in Belfast, Ireland, as she discusses comparative colonialism and the relationship between archaeology and contemporary identity, with a particular focus upon European expansion into the early modern Atlantic worlds. 


Meet us at Mystic Seaport to visit the Mayflower II (Click here to register)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 10:45a.m.-5:00p.m.
Mystic Seaport
$50 members, $60 nonmembers

Join us at Mystic Seaport for a special tour of the Mayflower IIand Mystic Seaport's DuPont Shipyard! At lunch we will have a special presentation about the history of Mayflower II and her maiden voyage in 1957.  Following lunch, you will be free to explore Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea!
Lunch is included with this program.


Pre-Release, Reading and Book Signing: Fed White and Blue with Simon Majumdar (Click here to register)
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:00-1:00p.m.
Henry Hornblower Visitor's Center Maxwell Theatre
Free for Members

Join Food Network’s “toughest critic”  Simon Majumdar for a pre-release event at Plimoth Plantation to celebrate the publication of his new book, Fed, White & Blue. His book chronicles his journey to American citizenship. Listen to Simon read an excerpt from his book about his experience with Colonial and Wampanoag Foodways at Plimoth that inspired the book’s first chapter.

Our Annual Tradition: Member Easter Egg Hunt SOLD OUT!
Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00a.m.
The Hornblower Garden
Free, Exclusively for Members

Our Easter Egg Hunt takes place in the beautiful Hornblower Garden, where hundreds of eggs filled with goodies are waiting to be found that morning. Light refreshments and a live reading of an Easter related book will occur after the hunt has ended. This event is family friendly, but best for children between the ages of 2-8. Please meet at the Hornblower Garden at 10 a.m. as the hunt starts promptly!


Save the Date: Living Proof: Celebrating the Makers Spirits Tasting (Click here to register)
Thursday, April 23, 2015 7:00p.m.
The Craft Center
$45 per ticket, $80 per couple

Gather in Plimoth Plantation’s newly-expanded Craft Center and toast to the centuries-old craft of distilling. Sample a wide variety of premium small-batch spirits from five different distilleries and explore their unique qualities imparted by grains, spices, botanicals and barrel aging techniques.

Enjoy craft-inspired food pairings, a cash beer and wine bar, live bluegrass by Slaterville Volunteers, barrel-making demonstrations by Apprentice Cooper David Salvetti, and fascinating facts by Plimoth Plantation’s Foodways Culinarian Kathleen Wall about the use of spirits by the Pilgrims and Native cultures of 17th-century Plymouth.

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