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Chile Roasting Workshop flyer 2018

Chile Workshop: Hatch Chile Roasting               

Saturday, September 1

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.                                                                 
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors and students
• Advance registration is recommended.
Sorry—registration is full.

Join chef and historian Ernest Miller for a tasty, hands-on program on the history of chile roasting. Participants will make and taste hatch chile dishes along with roasting, peeling, and packaging chiles to take home. Space is limited, and sign-ups begin July 20!

 

 

It's All Relative: A Two-Part Genealogy Workshop 

Saturdays, September 8 & 22 genealogy_September_2018

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• Free; advance registration is recommended.
Sorry—registration is full.

Explore your roots in this interactive workshop that may help you learn more about your family tree. The first meeting will cover the basics of research and how to care for family documents. The second will help participants dig deeper with further tricks and tools, along with tips on how to care for family photos. This workshop is ideal for beginners. Space is limited, and sign-ups begin July 27! 

 

 

 

Ukulele Workshop  2018_uke_workshop
Saturday, September 15

• 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors and students
• Advance registration is recommended and begins August 3. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

New and beginner level ukulele players will learn easy chords and strums from Susan McCormick, hear the fascinating history of the ukulele, and try their hand at learning a few songs.

 

 

 

Past Events

White Glove Workshop: The Basics of Textile Conservation 

Saturday, June 9

White Gloves!

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+) and students
• Advance registration is recommended. This workshop is now over.

Learn different types of cleaning methods used by museum professionals to care for your precious textiles. All workshop tools, including textiles for hands-on activities, will be provided. Beginners welcome! Space is limited, and sign-ups begin April 27!

 

Chili size burgers Workshop 2018

 Chile Workshop: Chili Size Burgers

Saturday, June 16

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
• $30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students
• Advance registration is recommended. This workshop is now over.

Dig in to the history of the chili burger with chef and historian Ernest Miller in this hands-on workshop that explores the delicious impact of chiles in regional cuisine. Space is limited!