King Manor Museum (150-03 Jamaica Avenue)
Explore the food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times. Enjoy hands-on activities, demonstrations, and tastings from the area’s many cultures. Crafts include early American broom-making, blacksmithing, spinning and carding, loom weaving, costumed hearth cooking, Chinese calligraphy, Mexican dressmaking, Nigerian woodworking, Korean cooking, and more. Live music provided by Talking Drums and folk musicians Larry Moser and Mary Nagin. Also tour the home of anti-slavery advocate Rufus King.
- Hands On History: 18th Century Music! Saturday, September 1 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Hands On History: Make An 18th Century Pocket! Saturday, October 6 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Hands On History: Make Your Own Rag Rug Saturday, November 3 1:00 pm–4:00 pm
- Hands On History: Make an 18th Century Scented Ornament Saturday, December 1 1:00 pm–4:00 pm