Toast President Washington on his 287th birthday on Friday, Feb. 22, from 6 to 8 pm, with his favorite libation and nibbles! Join WHS as we serve ale made from Washington’s own recipe as well as Madeira–his drink of choice. Food of the kind the first president would have enjoyed will be served. WHS Presidential Ale produced courtesy of Full Moon Brewing and Charter Oaks Brewing Company and Madeira wine, courtesy of Black Bear Wine & Spirits. Food prepared from colonial recipes by Westport’s own Four Brothers restaurant.
There will also be drawings to win a growler of Presidential Ale and a signed copy of Executive Director, Ramin Ganeshram’s new historical novel The General’s Cook, about George Washington’s enslaved celebrity chef, Hercules.
Tickets: $50 for members, $60 for non-members. Day of price is $75.
Reservations are recommended, purchase tickets online or call (203) 222-1424 x5. Tickets are nonrefundable