Historic Hearth Cooking at Renfrew Museum & Park

Historic Hearth Cooking at Renfrew Museum & Park

Private Lessons for up to Four Guests,  3 Hour Session
Select Dates Below
Enjoy an intimate, hands-on culinary experience inside Renfrew’s 1814 Summer Kitchen.
Guests will be taught the basics of early nineteenth-century open hearth cooking techniques by preparing their own period meal under the guidance of our domestic life historians in period dress.
Menu selections reflect the seasonal ingredients available to local families like the Royers during the early nineteenth century and can be tailored to participants’ dietary needs.
You will learn about historic hearth equipment, how it works, and use it safely to create a delicious and hearty repast.
Nothing tastes better than a hearth-cooked meal made by your own two hands!
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10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Monday, May 2, 2022
Friday, May 14, 2022
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Monday, June 13, 2022
Thursday, September 1, 2022
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Monday, October 3, 2022
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Farmstead Day at Renfrew Museum and Park

Farmstead Day at Renfrew Museum and Park

Saturday August 7th, 2021 * 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Celebrate nearly 300 years of farming heritage at Renfrew Museum and Park!
Join us for a full day of family-friendly activities on our centuries-old Pennsylvania German farmstead and learn about seasonal rhythms of life on the farm for the families that once called our 107-acres home.
Your admission includes tours of the beautifully furnished 1812 Royer House (first floor only), 1808 Fahnestock farmhouse, and horse-drawn wagon rides.
Complementary activities include visiting our nineteenth century outbuildings, historic gardens and property, interactions with historic interpreters, food and retail vendor area.
Explore the Smoke House and Milk House on your own, then head over to the Summer Kitchen to interact with our skilled historic interpreters.
Check out what’s been harvested from our heirloom gardens, shop the museum gift store and browse the selection of goods at the outdoor vendor booths along Fahnestock Lane.
Special highlights include Ed Miller’s vintage tractors and an original fully-equipped Conestoga wagon on display (weather dependent).
Add something special to your day by purchasing admission to the Farmstead Dinner, an exclusive V.I.P dining experience inside the restored Fahnestock Barn.
Limited seating available. Separate ticket required. Additional information below.
With so much to see and do at Renfrew, you’re bound to enjoy all that Farmstead Day has to offer. See you at Farmstead Day!
All sales final. Pre-registration not eligible for refund. Farmstead Day is a “rain or shine” event.  Activities may be altered slightly to accommodate changes in weather.
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