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November 2022

Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, November 1, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Readers ages 16 and older are invited to join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a monthly virtual book club! Grab a snack and your favorite beverage and then log into Zoom for an hour-long meet-up with fellow readers. Discuss that month’s selection, ask questions and get to know that book on a deeper level. Meetings will happen the first Tuesday of the month.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, November 18, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In the 1800s, cotton was king! It made the Jacksons a considerable amount of money, but it was hard to grow at The Hermitage and demanded hard work from the enslaved people. We will explore how cotton was produced and how it became America’s favorite fabric. Activities include dyeing, spinning and weaving and even math!

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December 2022

$70 – $75

Mistletoe Mixology: Christmas Cocktail Workshop

Saturday, December 3, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Make spirits bright with this holiday cocktail workshop, perfect for ringing in the most wonderful time of the year.

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Jackson’s Library Card Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, December 6, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Readers ages 16 and older are invited to join Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage for a monthly virtual book club! Grab a snack and your favorite beverage and then log into Zoom for an hour-long meet-up with fellow readers. Discuss that month’s selection, ask questions and get to know that book on a deeper level. Meetings will happen the first Tuesday of the month.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, December 9, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Andrew Jackson’s plantation was home to two communities: the Jackson family and friends, as well as the enslaved people who worked for them. Each community celebrated the holiday season in their own unique ways. Join us as we explore Christmas traditions, compare and contrast décor, food, games and gifts, taste Jackson’s favorite holiday treats and make an ornament to take home.

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February 2023

Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, February 17, 2023, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Ralph E.W. Earl moved to Nashville to paint a portrait of the famous General Jackson. He married into the Jackson family and lived at The Hermitage. He opened the Nashville Museum of “natural history and curiosities.” Help us recreate Earl’s museum! Activities include portrait painting, mummy making, curating exhibitions and leading tours of our own museum.

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April 2023

Sip of History Event

Sip of History

Saturday, April 1, 2023, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and the Tennessee Whiskey Trail present an afternoon of whiskey, wine and beer samples on the grounds of The Hermitage.

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Hermitage Homeschool Day

Friday, April 7, 2023, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In Andrew Jackson’s time, rich families wanted their homes to look fancy and expensive without spending much money. Artists designed tricks to help them do that. There are secrets built right into the furniture, the wallpaper and even the fireplaces. Join us as we try to master the techniques of the enslaved master craftsmen who built the Jacksons’ fine home.

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