Plimoth Workshops

Spend an hour or several weeks learning at one of our hands on workshops. Topics include bee keeping, gardening, cooking, etc. 

Knittin' Mittens January 12, 2019 SOLD OUT

Looking for a new winter project? During this step-by-step workshop we will guide you through knitting a set of mittens using a historic pattern. After lunch, we will be joined by Kayla Grossman, Manager of Historical Clothing & Textiles, for a deeper look at textiles. Lunch is provided. Basic knitting skills required.

Hardcore Hearth Cooking January 26, 2019 SOLD OUT

Rekindle your hearth-cooking skills with Plimoth Plantation’s Foodways Culinarian Kathleen Wall. Experience preparing a meal in one of our reproduction 17th-century homes using period recipes and techniques. Enjoy the warmth of an open flame, the aroma of spices in a mortar and pestle, and the company of other enthusiasts. Recreate a meal full of dishes familiar to the Pilgrims, and end the day with a round table discussion about period food and the significance of the hearth to communities past and present.

Sliptrailing & Sgraffito February 9, 2019

Join artisan potter Anna Murfin for an introduction to 17th-century pottery, then delve into decorating tiles and plates with traditional slip trailing and sgraffito techniques. Lunch and all supplies included. No experience necessary. Plate and tiles will be fired and glazed and sent to you 4-6 weeks after the workshop.

Bee School February 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 2019 6:30 - 8:30 P.M.

In this course, you’ll learn all you need to know to get started with backyard beekeeping, from bee basics to hive construction and equipment, honeybee health to harvesting your honey. Course fee includes seven sessions, textbook, and handouts.


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For more information about our programs, please call Public Programs Manager, Christina Coleman at (508) 746-1622 ext. 8107 or email