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A series of after-hours events on the grounds; designed for adults (21 and older) who love history. Join us as we have fun and explore in depth subjects of history.
All Nerd Nights have been suspended until the new year but keep an eye out for our exciting 2017 lineup!
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2016 Nerdy Line Up…
What’s the Password- a Night of Prohibition Fun
Our carriage house will be transformed into a speakeasy from the era of prohibition, learn the charleston or sit back back and just take it all in. We will learn about how the prohibition and temperance movement affected Tennessee. From bootlegging to speakeasy etiquette, from music to tea cup hooch, come enjoy a night or roaring 20’s fun! light refreshments served.
Oh, Shakespeare, my Shakespeare
Join us as we celebrate a little dramatic history and one of History’s favorite writers! We will move through different locations over our 26 acre site, stopping for: scenes, snacks, surprises, shakespeare-a-longs, and even a bard-tastic craft!
Grown up Grimm (and other fairy tale stuff)
Come learn about the origins of your favorite fairy tales! Play a few games, and make your own book of fairy tales. Costumes not required but feel free to play dress, up as we enjoy a night of Grimm for Grown-ups!
Underland Adult Tea Party
Learn about the man behind the story, the ugly truth about Lewis Carroll. We will also discuss the books and movies. Enjoy a full tea party, play games, and make a craft in true underland style. Costumes are required, YES required. Not to worry, if you forget yours we will have some available for you.
TOGA! Party like a Victorian (who parties like a Greek).
Take a look at the classical influences in the 1880s then enjoy light refreshments and ancient greek pastimes while listening to 1980’s (yes, 1980’s) toga party mix…..extra door prizes for anyone in a toga! (togas expected but not required….SO grab a bed sheet and get your 1880’s/1980’s groove on!)
Its DREADFUL!! A penny’s worth of dreadful
Come and enjoy an evening of mccrabbe Victorian stories, superstitions, and dreadfulness. we will talk about the influences of this common literary history while highlighting some of the darker items of our collection. We will even try a little spooky handiwork.
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