Cabin Fever Reliever- Candle Making


Date: January 23, 2021

In a time of isolation, quarantine, and social distancing, we all have felt a sense of extended cabin fever. This winter, Historic Richmond Town hosts a series of workshops designed to stave off the winter doldrums.

Join historic interpreters from the Education department for Candle Making Workshops in January. Learn about the history of lighting and candle making in the 18th and 19th centuries, and dip your own candles to take home with you!

Workshops will be held indoors at the 3rd County Courthouse, with limited capacity to ensure safety.

Workshops are available as group slots at scheduled times.

Tickets are $50 for a group of up to 6 people. Each group will make 12 taper candles to take home.

Purchase tickets online

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 351-1611

Location: Historic Richmond Town



My Soul Sings of Freedom: An Interactive Musical and Spoken Word Workshop with Gwendolyn Black


Date: January 23, 2021

We invite you to join us for an afternoon of celebrating the Black experience through interactive music, dialogue, and instrument playing. Join us as we listen to significant music, such as Spirituals, which became the compass for the fight for freedom and dignity. The workshop includes the artistry of Broadway Composer and Pianist Emme Kemp with Spoken Word by exhibiting Visual Artist Gwendolyn Black and special guests.

Bring your instruments and join in as we take a look at different rhythm patterns.

Requirements: Instrument (optional)

Join us on Zoom

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 304-9422

Location: Virtual/Online Workshop



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