Sunday, May 12, 2019
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7:00am [7:00am] Mother's Day Breakfast
Manchester Elks Lodge #1893, 30 Bissell Street, 860. 646. 9262. Treat the special Mom in your life - Mother’s Day Breakfast:: FREE Mimosa and entry for door prize for the moms. Adults $9.00, Kids 10 & under $5.00. Juice bar • coffee station • Rosie’s famous omelets • scrambled eggs • western eggs • Home fries • sausage • bacon • sausage gravy w/biscuits • carving ham • corned beef hash • homemade jams • homemade breads • English muffins • bagels • pancake station • apple stuffed French toast.

1:00pm [1:00pm] Cheney Homestead Open House
Open House at the Cheney Homestead, second Sunday of each month. View the 1785 house, and hear commentary about the residence, which was donated to the Manchester Historical Society by the Cheney family in 1968 for use as a house museum. Guided tours include history of the building and its contents, and of the family who lived there. As with many New England homesteads, the house is built into a hill, with doors opening out to the yard on both the upper and lower level. Hours:1pm-4pm The Keeney Schoolhouse is on the grounds of the Homestead, and is open when the weather is warm enough. More about local history: www.manchesterhistory.org. Donations accepted for the upkeep of the Homestead.

[1:00pm] Mother's Day Tea
Time to relax and enjoy this social custom with someone you love. Serina Julien is a native of London and will serve as your host. She will set out the fine china, finger sandwiches, and sweet treats for her guests. Then we will discuss some of the traditions surrounding afternoon tea, proper table etiquette, and British culture in general. Registration is required for this program and space is limited. Your contribution includes two guests for the program and free admission to the museum. $20 Members (for two guests) $25 Non-Members (for two guests) $10 Each Additional Guests