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October 2017

Murder Mystery 2017: Death Takes a Curtain Call: Solve the mystery!

October 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

A traveling theatre troupe has come to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion to perform the classic Victorian melodrama “Sweeney Todd.” As the show begins, the lights suddenly go out and the leading man is found murdered. But who killed him? And what weapon was used to commit the crime? Was it the jealous Leading Lady with the poisoned pie? Was it the creepy Understudy with the razor? Or the dastardly Director with the meat cleaver? It’s up to you to find…

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Murder Mystery 2017: Death Takes a Curtain Call

October 22 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Murder Mystery: A traveling theatre troupe has come to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion to perform the classic Victorian melodrama “Sweeney Todd.” As the show begins, the lights suddenly go out and the leading man is found murdered. But who killed him? And what weapon was used to commit the crime? Was it the jealous Leading Lady with the poisoned pie? Was it the creepy Understudy with the razor? Or the dastardly Director with the meat cleaver? It’s up to you…

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Murder Mystery 2017: Death Takes a Curtain Call

October 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Murder-Mystery: A traveling theatre troupe has come to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion to perform the classic Victorian melodrama “Sweeney Todd.” As the show begins, the lights suddenly go out and the leading man is found murdered. But who killed him? And what weapon was used to commit the crime? Was it the jealous Leading Lady with the poisoned pie? Was it the creepy Understudy with the razor? Or the dastardly Director with the meat cleaver? It’s up to you to…

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Murder Mystery 2017: Death Takes a Curtain Call

October 29 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States + Google Map Murder Mystery: A traveling theatre troupe has come to the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion to perform the classic Victorian melodrama “Sweeney Todd.” As the show begins, the lights suddenly go out and the leading man is found murdered. But who killed him? And what weapon was used to commit the crime? Was it the jealous Leading Lady with the poisoned pie? Was it the creepy Understudy with the razor? Or the dastardly Director…

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November 2017

19th Century Food Tasting and Demo with Becky Diamond

November 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
$30

Join Philadelphia's Victorian food expert, Becky Diamond, for a 19th century food tasting. Enjoy a scintillating afternoon exploring 19th century food customs and recipes. Participants sample an assortment of foods distinctive to the Victorian era.

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December 2017

Dickens Christmas Party

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$20

Celebrate this holiday season by attending the Mansion's Dickens Christmas Party. Santa Claus is on hand from 1:00 to 3:00 pm to hear wish lists from children. Throughout the afternoon, Touch of Classics Carolers will perform holiday favorites such as "Sleigh Ride," "Jingle Bells," and "Winter Wonderland." Musical interludes are interspersed with Victorian Theatre presentations. At 3:15 pm, Josh Hitchens performs his compelling one-man show of Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Luscious Christmas cookies and punch are served.

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Victorian Musicale

December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$35

Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is pleased to present a very special Victorian-Musical with operatic soprano, Rebecca Broberg, and accomplished pianist, Marvin Keenze, for an exceptional performance of "Song of the Wrens" by Arthur Sullivan with words by Alfred Lord Tennyson. The songs, published in early 1871, included twelve poems written by Tennyson, eleven of which Sullivan set to music. Songs in the cycle: On the Hill, At the Window, Gone!, Winter, Spring, The Letter, No Answer, The Answer, and Marriage Morning.…

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January 2018

Hair Art Workshop

January 28, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

Hair art workshop with Melanie Bilenker. Melanie will discuss her modern approach to hair work, while providing historic context. She will then demonstrate some traditional Victorian processes used in the remembrance jewelry that first inspired her. Demos will include several forms of palette-work in which hair is glued down to a flat surface to create basket plaits, flowers, swoops or feathers. More information and tickets

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March 2018

Victoriana Reimagined

March 24, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FREE

Join us for the opening reception for Victoriana Reimagined, an exciting art installation inspired by the Mansion's 19th century interiors. This contemporary artwork installation withing the Victorian Interiors of Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion is presented by Past Present Projects and curated by Heather Gibson Moqtaderi. Featured Philadelphia artists include Melanie Bilenker, Jacintha Clark, and Talia Greene.

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April 2018

Fairy Watercolor Workshop

April 22, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$30

"Victorians embraced belief in fairies as a reaction to the disenchantment of the world." (New York Times 1998) Join instructor, Jency Latta for a Fairy Watercolor Workshop to create your own fanciful fairy watercolor painting. All skill levels are welcome. Materials are provided. Cookies and tea will be served. More information and tickets

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