Explore sweets from the very first varieties through the mid 1900s with this class July 28th.
From the Virginia Historical Society:
Join us on Thursday, July 28, at 5:30 p.m. for something truly delicious. Susan Benjamin will lead a class, “From the First Candy to Retro Treats,” and take us through the history of candy, beginning with the very first sweets to favorites from the mid-1900s. (YES, there will be samples.)
Specific topics will include:
- How the American love of candy began
- Native American foods
- The role Virginia played in creating the candy we eat today
- The use of candy as medicine and during wars
Tickets are $25/VHS members and $30/nonmembers. Register by Thursday, July 21.
Class participants should enter the VHS using the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Learning Center.