- Interests:Mar 12 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Where would we be without electricity? What if the atom bomb had never been invented? This month, explore some of the great inventions, big and small, that changed history and shaped our modern world.
- Mar 12 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
From the critically acclaimed author of Bloodroot, a gripping, wondrously evocative novel drawn from real-life historical events: the story of three days in the summer of 1936, as a government-built dam is about to flood an Appalachian town--and a little girl goes missing.
- Mar 13 2014 - 8:00pm to 9:30pm
Tracing one of the greatest political comebacks in history, HRC chronicles the resurrection of Hillary Clinton, from the political ashes of her primary defeat to the most important diplomatic position in the world, and perhaps, to another run for the presidency.
- Audience:Interests:Mar 15 2014 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
The commemoration of the Civil War sesquicentennial continues with Citizens and Soldiers. Experience home front activities, encampments, reenactments and demonstrations on our 1860s farm, and enjoy tours of our award-winning Civil War exhibition, Turning Point: The American Civil War.
- Mar 18 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
In 1969, a small Kentucky town, known only for its excellent bourbon and passable cement, is forever changed when the favored local sons of the most prominent families all joined the National Guard hoping to avoid the draft and the killing fields of Vietnam. They were sent to combat anyway, and seven boys were killed in a single, horrific ambush.
- Interests:Mar 19 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Joel Fry, Curator of Bartram’s Garden in Philadelphia, will present a survey of William Bartram’s illustrations and examine the scope and influences of his career as a seminal American natural history illustrator. Fry, who is widely published, is a leading scholar on both John and William Bartram and their botanic and collecting careers in the eighteenth century. Fry’s lecture will be followed by a reception and an opportunity to explore the exhibition, curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists.
- Interests:Mar 24 2014 - 7:00pm
When Kelly Corrigan was in high school, her mother neatly summarized the family dynamic as “Your father’s the glitter but I’m the glue.” This meant nothing to Kelly, who left childhood sure that her mom—with her inviolable commandments and proud stoicism—would be nothing more than background chatter for the rest of Kelly’s life. After college, armed with a backpack, her personal mission statement, and a wad of traveler’s checks, she took off for Australia to see things and do things and Become Interesting.
- Audience:Interests:Apr 12 2014 - 10:30am to 4:30pm
Gather the entire family for a full day of engaging activities including demonstrations of sheep shearing, spinning, weaving, open-hearth cooking, blacksmithing, candle making, and much more at Smith Family Farm, including storytelling and traditional music.