Learn basic garnishing and food decoration skills to create an appealing dessert. Participants will sculpt and decorate their marzipan creations and learn other decorating techniques from the 18th century to brighten up their dessert tables. Limit of 8 participants. Participants arriving more than 15 minutes late will not be admitted.
Historic Trades and Skills Family workshops are designed for participants ages seven and older. Kids 7-13 must be accompanied by a ticketed adult. Kids 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult, either participating (purchase a workshop ticket) or non-participating (with a free Chaperone ticket).
Family Workshop: Foodways
Here's your chance to get behind the scenes at the Custis site! Join archaeologists for an up-close look at the excavation!
Museum Discoveries: The Public Hospital of 1773
Visit the Public Hospital of 1773 for a discussion about 18th-century mental health and the history of the reconstructed mental hospital.
Art Museums Admission
Play House Stage
Jug Broke Theater Company's Stage