Party like it’s 1812!

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The Brookeville War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration is set for August 30 and 31, Labor Day Weekend. There will be living history demonstrations, re-enactments, period music, archaeological digs, children’s activities and tons of food and drinks. There will also be a dinner that sounds like a lot of fun: an authentic Quaker period dinner.

Authentic Quaker Period Dinner
Saturday, August 30
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Longwood Recreation Center
19300 Georgia Avenue, Brookeville, MD 20833

The menu by Puttin’ on the Ritz includes roasted chicken and dumplings, honey ham, roasted red potatoes, corn pudding, rolls and butter, peach cobbler and iced tea & lemonade. Brookeville Capital Ale by Heavy Seas & Brookeville Capital Hard Cider by Distillery Lane Ciderworks may be purchased separately. Entertainment provided by Ship’s Company (aka The Shantymen.)

$22 per adult
$11 children under 12
Free to children under 3

Tickets:  Brookeville Quaker Dinner or send check to Town of Brookeville, 5 High Street, Brookeville, MD 20833

Over the weekend, there is also a picnic, book signings and more. Visit Capital for a Day to learn more.

Know any history buffs? If so, you should invite them to Brookeville for the weekend!


Amy Langrehr

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