STRAWBERY BANKE MUSEUM

 

 

ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Hearth Cooking

Strawbery Banke offers special  hearth cooking experiences in Wheelwright House. The two-hour hands-on workshops allow participants to learn open-hearth cooking skills as they make and enjoy a traditional menu. Participants must be age 18 or older (except for the Apr 21 Children & Adults Breakfast).

Winter 2018-2019 workshops TO BE ANNOUNCED.

SAMPLE MENUS FROM 2017-18:

Nov. 4= Pork roast in the tin kitchen, apple sauce, roasted root vegetables, greens soup, pumpkin pie, whipped cream and freshly-churned butter

Jan. 13= Beef pie with puff pastry crust, pickled vegetables, turnip and potatoes mashed, onion soup, cake with brandied peaches, fresly-churned butter

Jan. 27= Cod fish cakes, baked beans, vegetable soup, brown bread, lemon pie, freshly- churned butter

Feb. 10= Roasted chicken in the tin kitchen, stuffing, cranberry sauce, brussels sprouts, parsnip pancakes, oyster stew, cheese cake, freshly-churned butter

Feb. 24= pork and apple pie, roasted root vegetables, gingerbread long rolls, whipped cream and freshly-churned butter

March 17= Corned beef, boiled vegetables ( carrots, potatoes, cabbage, turnip, parsnips), pickled vegetables, pie, freshly-churned butter

April 7= fried fish, potato eggs, asparagus, grilled, sorrel soup. mushroom tart, pound cake with fruit, freshly-churned butter.

April 21= children and adult breakfast= frittata, sausage, pancakes, doughnuts, fruit, spiced cider, freshly-churned butter. Children must be accompanied by a paying and participating adult.

Hearth-Cooking Reservation/Event Policy

 

Allergies: Hearth cooking classes are not able to guarantee that food abides by dietary restrictions such as allergies not nuts, tree nuts, dairy or gluten. Menus will be posted ahead of time to notify participants the types of foods present.

Cancellation Policy: If a workshop is cancelled due to weather or any other reason, registrants will be notified via email.

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BASKET MAKING WORKSHOPS

Make a Traditional Basket -- Workshop, January 20, 2018, 1 to 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a traditional basket in this winter workshop.  Led by Strawbery Banke instructors, participants learn how to make a "peppermint twist" basket to take home. Limited to 10 participants. $45 members, $55 non-members. For tickets, click here.

Make a Traditional Heart-shaped Basket – Workshop, Feb 3, 1 to 4:30 pm

Just in time for Valentine's Day.  Led by Strawbery Banke instructors, participants learn how to make a heart-shaped basket to take home. Limited to 10 participants. $45 members, $55 non-members. For reservations (required) click here.

Make a Traditional Easter Basket - Workshop, Mar 24, 1 to 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a traditional basket in this early spring workshop.  Led by Strawbery Banke instructors, participants learn how to make a Easter basket to take home. Limited to 10 participants. $45 members, $55 non-members. For reservations (required). click here.

Make a Miniature Traditional Basket - Workshop, Apr 14, 1 to 4:30 pm

Learn how to make a traditional basket in this early spring workshop.  Led by  Strawbery Banke instructors, participants learn how to make a miniature basket to take home. Limited to 10 participants. $45 members, $55 non-members. For reservations (required), click here.

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The Boatshop at Strawbery Banke offers adult education programs. For details, please click here.

Strawbery Banke and The Herb Society of America/Northeast Seacoast Unit host programs throughout the year. For details, click here.

Strawbery Banke hosts additional seasonal programs on honey harvesting, candle-making, fruit tree pruning and other traditional crafts and garden skills. Check the Calendar of Events for details.

Archaeology Field School -- The Strawbery Banke Archaeologist leads a two-week field school on site each summer for information about this year's school, click here.

The Strawbery Banke Collections/Archaeology Departments host programs in connection with NH Archaeology Month in April and Historic Preservation Month in May.