Thursday, December 30, 2010

Upcoming Events at Davenport House Museum, Savannah

“Potable Gold”: Savannah’s Madeira Tradition

Friday and Saturday evenings in February 2011
[Program dates: February 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26]
5:30 p.m.
75 minutes in length
Admission: $20 (must be 21 years of age)

Reservations recommended. Limited attendance. Contact information: 912/236-8097, info@davenporthousemuseum.org, www.davenporthousemuseum.org

Experience the historic atmosphere of the Davenport House while learning about and tasting a unique and flavorful wine. Patrons are oriented to the long and rich tradition of Madeira (wine) as it relates to the history of Savannah and then they will participate in a Madeira party. During the experience they will sample two types of Madeira and see the historic house at dusk including spaces usually off-limits to museum guests.

The performance requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs and maneuver in the candlelit rooms.

Location: Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State Street, Savannah, GA – on Columbia Square

Valentine’s Day Weddings in the Davenport House Garden

Monday, February 14, 2011
5 to 7 p.m.

Get married in the museum’s beautiful courtyard garden and make it a Valentine’s Day to remember! Ceremonies will be offered every 10 minutes. A local judge will officiate. $100 donation to the museum. Call 912/236-8097 for additional information. See www.davenporthousemuseum.org

Location: Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State Street, Savannah, GA – on Columbia Square

Tea at Mrs. Davenport’s

Thursdays and Fridays (and two Wednesday) in March 2011 (3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 18, 23, 24, 31)
5 p.m.
60 minutes in length
Admission: $18

Reservations recommended. Limited attendance. Contact information: 912/236-8097, info@davenporthousemuseum.org, www.davenporthousemuseum.org

Learn about tea traditions and experience an early 19th century tea in the historic atmosphere of the Isaiah Davenport House Museum. Patrons will tour areas of the historic home where tea service took place and will participate in an afternoon tea with costumed interpreters.

Location: Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State Street, Savannah, GA – on Columbia Square

Our Old House: Director’s Preservation Tour of the Davenport House

Tuesday and Saturdays in March 2011
[Tour dates: March 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26 and 29]
4:30 p.m.
60 minutes in length
Admission: $18
Contact information: 912/236-8097, info@davenporthousemuseum.org, www.davenporthousemuseum.org

Acquaint yourself with the preservation and care of the Isaiah Davenport House, recipient of the Preserve America Presidential Award. The museum’s director will lead a tour in and around the home discussing the recent restoration, maintenance issues and techniques for preserving the site for the long term. The tour is limited to twelve people. Patrons will visit areas not normally on tour. The experience will end in the garden with light refreshments.

The program requires that guests be able to walk up and down stairs. Location: Davenport House Museum, 324 E. State Street, Savannah, GA – on Columbia Square

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