“Downton Abbey,” The Mount and Gilded Age Holiday Entertaining with Francine Segan [Berkshire on Stage]

December 12th, 2013, 3:00 pm by Sara
Downton Abbey

A Dinner Party at Downton Abbey

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, in partnership with The Mount, cordially invites you to attend a lecture by food historian Francine Segan titled “Downton Abbey and Gilded Age Holiday Entertaining” on Sunday (December 15) at 3pm, followed by a 4pm screening of “Somewhere in Time.” NOTE: This is a schedule change for Segan’s previously announced lecture on Saturday, December 14 at 6:30pm.

“Downton Abbey and Gilded Age Holiday Entertaining” will be an amusing lecture about the fascinating time period when high society was at its peak. It was a time of calling cards, horse-drawn coaches, high tea, cotillions, lawn parties, formal dinners – a time when even picnics were served on fine china.

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