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St. Michaels Fall Harvest Community Supper

After a great success last year, we are pleased to announce that the Second Annual St. Michaels Museum’s Fall Harvest Community Supper will be held Saturday, October 21st at 4 PM at the Union United Methodist Church Hall next to the church on Fremont Street. Last year we overflowed so make your reservations early.

Last year we gathered in community to sponsor a farm to table meal catered by Spirit Grower and chef, Jena Paice. Jena, who grows and sells organic produce at the St Michaels Farmer’s Market served a fabulous chicken and corn chowder. This year we will again have a Harvest meal prepared by Chef Jena Paice. A program on St. Michaels, A hundred years ago, A unique waterman’s village will follow.

The highlight of the Supper will be a hearty, harvest soup made by Jena Paice. Museum Board members will prepare salads and desserts. Baked goods will be obtained from local sources. A truly community effort!

Jena Paice is a local organic farmer in McDaniel, MD. She recently began her own business - Spirit Grower at Wades Point Inn, now 3 years strong. Her main focus is organic vegetables and grass- fed lambs. Spirit Grower’s produce is sold to many of the finest farm-to-table restaurants in the area. You can also find her products every Saturday at the Saint Michaels Farmer’s Market.

A celebration of St. Michael’s past emphasizing the early 1900’s with a collection of Museum photographs will be on display in the Church Hall. In addition, after our meal there will be a new power point presentation continuing on the theme “St. Michaels: a Waterman’s Village” by local historian Betty Seymour and St. Michaels Museum Curator Kate Fones. Topics covered will be early maps of St. Michaels, town streetscapes, churches, our schools, activities, businesses, and a section of homes gathered over the years.

This is a wonderful way to learn more about St. Michaels lively history and enjoy a gathering of old friends and new. There will be time for discussions and mingling of “Natives” and “Come Heres” in the Bay Hundred region.

Reservations can be made at our email address: stmichaelsmusuem@atlanticcbb.net or by phone (410-745-0530). The cost for the event is $25 per person. Checks can be sent to: St. Michaels Museum, PO Box 714, St. Michaels, MD 21663.

Other 2017 Activities

Docent Led Walking Tours Learn about your town and treat your visitors to one of our docent led walking tours on: 1) “Historic St. Michaels: Its People, Places and Happenings,” 2) "Frederick Douglass, a slave in St Michaels 1833-36," 3) "St. Michaels During the Civil War," or "St. Mary's Square," a shorter tour. Tours are given by appointment for groups of 5 or more.

Volunteer Activities Become a volunteer and help with the variety of activities that are critical to the Museum. Meet new friends and participate in educational and social activities throughout the season.