Attention all makers and bakers! Are you interested in historic foodways?  Join Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) for this informative hands-on workshop on Saturday, November 16, from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.   There will be discussions on food preparation, preservation, and the availability of foodstuffs in the 1600s.  During the workshop, participants will prepare a delicious dish using 17th-century cooking techniques while following a historical recipe, then have the opportunity to sample their work.

Space is limited; registration is required. Registration will close on November 12. For more information or to register, call (240) 895-4990 or email

Cost is $30 ($25 for Friends members). Payment in full is required at time of registration. The hearth cooking workshop is appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Historic St. Mary’s City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland.  For more information about the museum contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, or