Sat, Nov 24, 2012
Times: 4:00 PM Tour, 5:00 Reception, 5:30 Dinner, 6:30 Music
Venue: Hancock Shaker Village
1843 W Housatonic St, Po Box 927, Pittsfield, MA 01201Contact:
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oin us for an evening of Shaker-inspired hospitality in the 1830 Brick Dwelling.
Traditional Shaker Supper on Sat., Nov. 24th
A 4pm Guided Tour occurs before supper. Interpreters in period attire present an introduction to Shaker life as you view the Village's premier collection of Shaker furniture and artifacts in selected buildings.
After a cider and cheese reception in the spacious kitchen of the historic Brick Dwelling (beer and wine available for purchase), dinner is served by candle light in the Believers' Dining Room. The menu varies, and includes soup, entrees, accompaniments, and desserts selected from The Best of Shaker Cooking by Amy Bess Miller. The main course is served buffet style so you may savor an assortment of Shaker flavors. A brief program of Shaker music in authentic surroundings completes the evening.