"Foods & Feasts of Colonial Virginia" at the Yorktown Victory Center

Open-hearth cooking at the Yorktown Victory Center's 1780s farm.
Open-hearth cooking at the Yorktown Victory Center's 1780s farm.
Venue
Yorktown Victory Center
Address
200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
Region Hampton Roads
Locality York
Date(s)/Time:
Thursday, November 27, 2014 - Saturday, November 29, 2014 (9:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Main number: (757) 253-4838
Toll-free: (888) 593-4682
Website www.historyisfun.org

At the Yorktown Victory Center, a museum of the American Revolution, explore 18th-century culinary practices of Virginia during this three-day event beginning on Thanksgiving Day. Visitors learn about typical soldiers' fare during the war and trace the bounty of a 1780s farm from field to kitchen.

At Jamestown Settlement, a museum of 17th-century Virginia, visitors discover how food was gathered, preserved and prepared on land and at sea by Virginia's English colonists and Powhatan Indians.

Holiday Tickets & Packages
Yorktown Victory Center admission is $9.75 for adults and $5.50 for ages 6-12. Save 20% with combination ticket to Jamestown Settlement: $20.50 adults, $10.25 ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free. Free parking. Tickets and packages available with other Williamsburg area attractions, including a History is Fun for the Holidays combination ticket, when purchased online, offers seven days of unlimited admission to both museums at $20.50 for adults and $10.25 for ages 6 through 12 and includes coupon booklets for Williamsburg Premium Outlets and Historic Yorktown Rewards Card.

Food preparation in the museums' interpretive areas is for demonstration purposes only. The Jamestown Settlement Café will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Call the Jamestown Settlement Cafe at (757) 253-2571.  

Special program funded in part by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, Inc., Annual Fund.


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Admission Fee: Yorktown Victory Center admission is $9.75 for adults, $5.50 for ages 6-12. Save 20% with a combination ticket to Jamestown Settlement: $20.50 adults, $10.25 ages 6-12. Children under 6 are free. Free parking. Tickets and packages available with Williamsburg area attractions.

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Last Updated: 7/31/2013 2:03 PM
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