Lecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin
|Title:||Lecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin|
|Date & Time:||Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
|Location:||Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||Susan Benjamin, candy historian and author, will give a talk about the historic origins of candy based on her most recent book, “Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America’s Favorite Pleasure.” The theme of Ms. Benjamin’s talk will be the role African-Americans played in the production of sugar and the candy making business in the 19th century. The talk includes a tasting, where participants sample candy made from period recipes.
|Contact Person:||Alexandria Black History Museum|
|Contact Phone No.:||703.746.4356|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Black History Museum|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/15417
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