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A series of after-hours events on the grounds; designed for adults who love history. Join us as we have fun and explore in depth subjects of history.
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1880′s Kick-off Party
February 19, 6pm $15
2015 marks our return to late-nineteenth century dress and interpretation in the mansion! Come as a single or couple to enjoy late Victorian and Edwardian dance in our expansive 1892 carriage house. Good for beginners or experts – we’ll have a dance caller on hand. Your ticket purchase will include drinks and a dessert buffet to sample between rounds.
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Food-ways & The Art of Dining
April 16, 6pm $15
Join us for a special tour of the mansion’s dining room, dish pantry, and kitchens. We’ll offer an in-depth study of nineteenth-century food-ways and the art of dining with our curator John Lamb.
Victorian Astronomy & Star-Gazing
June 18, 6pm $15
Come out to Belle Meade Plantation for star-gazing. We’ll start with drinks in our winery’s garden patio, then retire to the Boxwood Garden to enjoy the night sky. Learn about the Victorian preoccupation with the natural world and find out about advancements in astronomy during the nineteenth century. Bring a blanket, pillows, and your picnic basket!
Nineteenth Century Music & Pickin’ Party
August 20, 6pm $15
Enjoy the dog days of summer on the back porch at Belle Meade Mansion. We’ll have a pickin’ party and jam session with our music historian, Matt Klinedinst, while we learn about nineteenth-century music.
Spiritualism & the Occult in the Victorian World
October 15, 6pm $15
Come to the Belle Meade Plantation for an evening tour of the 1853 mansion. We’ll talk about Victorian mourning customs, spiritualism, mysticism, and the occult.
American History Myths: Fact vs. Fiction
December 17, 6pm $15
Join the historians at Belle Meade for a special tour of the house as we separate fact from fiction and discuss some of American history’s greatest myths.