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May 2018

Homeschool Day: Colonial Living Days

May 14, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - December 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH

Colonial Living Days provides students with the opportunity to learn from 18th century re-enactors who provide glimpses into various facets of everyday colonial life. Some examples of activities may include: Learning about the wardrobe of a colonial child Trying out some colonial games Seeing how baskets have been made for thousands of years Hearing stories of sailors and maritime adventures Discussing the day in the life of a militia man Click the links below to buy tickets*: $8.00 Adult $5.00…

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August 2018

Revolutionary Story Time!

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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Fire up your imagination! From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, preschoolers (children 3-5 years old) and their caregivers are invited to join us at Folsom Tavern to read books relating to the Revolution, Colonial history, and more. Sponsored by Exeter Hospital, re-enactor and musician Mike Welch will share books, stories, crafts, and music. Afterwards, parent-supervised playtime for children includes crafts, imaginary play, colonial games, and period dress-up.

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September 2018

The American Precedents: Examining George Washington’s Precedents in the Modern Presidency

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH

Join Saint Anselm College students Sarah Hummel (2019) and Matthew Solomon (2020) as they discuss the exhibit they designed at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics titled "The American Precedents". During his tenure as America's first President, George Washington established several memorable precedents. In the exhibit they selected five of these precedents and examined if, and how, they applied to the four recent American Presidencies. Using archival material, they sought to understand how these five precedents - the Inauguration, non-partisanship,…

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October 2018

Revolutionary Story Time!

October 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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Fire up your imagination! From 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, preschoolers (children 3-5 years old) and their caregivers are invited to join us at Folsom Tavern to read books relating to the Revolution, Colonial history, and more. Sponsored by Exeter Hospital, re-enactor and musician Mike Welch will share books, stories, crafts, and music. Afterwards, parent-supervised playtime for children includes crafts, imaginary play, colonial games, and period dress-up.

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Beer for History – October 4

October 4 @ 6:00 pm
Folsom Tavern, 164 Water Street
Exeter, NH
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Earth Eagle Brewings will pour three of their beers, including one of their most popular. They are looking for feedback, so this is a chance to talk with them directly! Different programming may be ‘on tap’ at each event as we bring historic Folsom Tavern in downtown Exeter to life with Escape Room, Tavern Trivia , or Colonial Tavern Games. Lexie’s Burger Bus will be at all events selling their delicious food, too! Tickets for each event are $15 members/…

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