Grand Civic & Military BBQ Historic Experience

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Grand Civic and Military BarbequeSaturday October 13th 2018| 12:00pm – 2:00pm | Lower TownHistoric Experience Fee: $20.00 per person. Includes 19th century style barbecue meal and program. Size of event: 100 people can participate in this historic experience and program. Description: Experience this catered mid-19th century citizen and military barbecue and learn how locals reacted to abolitionist John Brown’s Raid in October, 1859.*Tickets are available day of, however pre-registration is recommended to ensure entrance. 

Urban Dance and Dialog Workshop

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"Urban Dance and Dialog Workshop" August 25th and 26th  | 10am-5pm each day | Lower Town Workshop Fee: $60.00 per person Class Size: Limited to 30 participants per class Description: Come to historic Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, to explore how the people, music, and movement of our past currently reside in today’s urban dance landscape through the tradition bearers of Urban Artistry Inc. ( Working through the lens of an interdisciplinary urban dance education, students will become advocates of cultural preservation and artistic innovation as they discover dance, vocal, and instrumental traditions that have endured through America’s history of slavery, Civil War, and Civil Rights. Urban Artistry, Inc., is an internationally recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the performance and preservation of art forms inspired by the urban experience. Serving as cultural ambassadors for communities that are often unsung, the group fulfills their mission through effective collaborations that support artists’ past, present, and future.EVERYONE IS WELCOME! New learners, experienced dancers, and musicians of all skill levels are invited to become part of a growing community that inclusively seeks to understand the American experience through music, dance, and dialogue. Each session will include discussions about social context, historical references, and cultural exchange. 

While Visions of Sugar Plums Danced in Their Heads Workshop

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"While Visions of Sugar Plums Danced in Their Heads" December 1st, 8th and 9th  | First class each day: 11:00am to 1:00pm Second class each day: 2:00pm to 4:00pm | Roeder's Confectionery on High StreetInstructor: Carol Anderson Workshop Fee: $25.00 per person (Children under 6 years old may attend for free with a registered adult) Includes supplies for candy recipes and instruction from a foodways expert. Registration closes on November 24, 2018 Class Size: Limited to 4 participants per class Description: A Victorian candy-making workshop. Learn the art and mystery of the confectioner’s Yuletide trade of making treats. Explore the world of sugar work and making of clear toy candy.