Customs & Culture
Programs that cover a wide range of subjects that don’t fit neatly into any of the other categories.
Ever wonder what Carson knows about setting a table or what recipes Mrs. Patmore’s menu book contains? Come explore the complexities of a Downton Abbey dinner.
Enter the world behind the baize door at Downton Abbey and learn about the people who kept the great houses running, from Mr. Carson and Mrs. Hughes, who commanded the world downstairs, all the way down to Daisy, the lowly kitchen maid.
The simple stealing of women to get a mate eventually evolved into the often complex rituals of marriage. Come walk down the marriage aisle and learn where many of our most-cherished customs originated.
Come take an adventure through the heavens as Tames brings to life the stories of how the heroes of Ancient Greece became immortalized in the constellations we view today.
English Country Song and Dance For Everyone.This is a participatory program for all ages, where the singing of rousing rounds and dancing a simple country dance combined with historical fact and storytelling give an experience of how the common folk entertained themselves throughout most of history.
Ever wonder where some of our Christmas traditions come from? In the spirit of Little House on the Prairie, come explore the Christmas traditions the pioneers brought with them during the time of the great westward expansion.