J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

“Hearth and Harvest” in Lexington, 28 Nov

The Lexington Historical Society will host its annual Hearth and Harvest event at Buckman Tavern this Friday, 28 November, from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M. There will be colonial music and song by the Liberty Singers and Scottish fiddle music by Emerald Rae, craft displays, puzzles, and scavenger hunts and games for children.

The announcement I received also said:

See the Society’s Colonial portrait collection come alive as interpreters in period-appropriate dress speak to the lives of the people in the pictures.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for children, and include a shot at light refreshments on the site. Call 781-862-1703 to reserve tickets, or buy them at the tavern, 1 Bedford Street in Lexington, starting at 10:00 on the morning of the event. The Lexington folks seem really eager to welcome people to this event—I’ve now received the news five different ways!

1 comment:

briank said...

Thank you for mentioning this. We took our 7-year-old daughter and had an enjoyable time. There were quite a few visitors, too, so I'd say the LHS folks did a good job of getting the word out.