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September 2019

Salome

September 21 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$35

Written in 1891 and initially banned by censors, Salome is Oscar Wilde’s only tragedy. Seldom produced even to this day, this powerful play is filled with beautifully poetic language and startling imagery. King Herod wants his stepdaughter Salome to dance for him, and in return will give her anything she wants. She wants the head of John the Baptist on a silver platter. A performance scored entirely with live music, this will be an intensely exhilarating theatrical experience you will never forget.…

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Victorian-Inspired Jewelry Workshop

September 22 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$45

Join us on Sunday, September 22 to design your own Victorian-inspired jewelry. Jewelry designer, Y’vonne Page-Magnus, guides you as you design your own 19th-century necklace and earrings. Cost of workshop includes a $15 materials fee.

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October 2019

Spooky Literary Parlor

October 11 @ 7:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$15

Join us for a spine chilling evening of Victorian ghost stories. Volunteers select a favorite 19th-century scary tale to read aloud to the group. Select a story that can be read aloud in less than 10 minutes. If you want to be a reader, call Diane at 215-438-1861 Advance reservations are required. Time allows for only eight story readers so submit your selection early.

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Murder Mystery 2019 – Who Killed William Shakespeare?

October 19 @ 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Visit the Mansion to unravel this mystery similar to the game of “Clue.” This year’s interactive play Who Killed William Shakespeare? is written and directed by Josh Hitchens with special effects by Jay Efran. William Shakespeare is dead. A character from one of his plays committed this dastardly deed. Help us solve the mystery! Upon entering the Mansion, you receive a clipboard with a list of suspects. As you move from room to room inside the Mansion, you will be greeted in…

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Murder Mystery 2019: Who Killed William Shakespeare?

October 20 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Visit the Mansion to unravel this mystery similar to the game of “Clue.” This year’s interactive play Who Killed William Shakespeare? is written and directed by Josh Hitchens with special effects by Jay Efran. William Shakespeare is dead. A character from one of his plays committed this dastardly deed. Help us solve the mystery! Upon entering the Mansion, you receive a clipboard with a list of suspects. As you move from room to room inside the Mansion, you will be greeted in…

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Murder Mystery 2019: Who Killed William Shakespeare?

October 26 @ 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Visit the Mansion to unravel this mystery similar to the game of “Clue.” This year’s interactive play Who Killed William Shakespeare? is written and directed by Josh Hitchens with special effects by Jay Efran. William Shakespeare is dead. A character from one of his plays committed this dastardly deed. Help us solve the mystery! Upon entering the Mansion, you receive a clipboard with a list of suspects. As you move from room to room inside the Mansion, you will be greeted in…

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Murder Mystery 2019: Who Killed William Shakespeare?

October 27 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$16

Visit the Mansion to unravel this mystery similar to the game of “Clue.” This year’s interactive play Who Killed William Shakespeare? is written and directed by Josh Hitchens with special effects by Jay Efran. William Shakespeare is dead. A character from one of his plays committed this dastardly deed. Help us solve the mystery! Upon entering the Mansion, you receive a clipboard with a list of suspects. As you move from room to room inside the Mansion, you will be greeted in…

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November 2019

Literary Parlor – “Olive” by Dinah Mulock Craik

November 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$15

First published in 1850, Olive is the story of a crippled child whose parents are disgusted by her physical ‘imperfection,’ curvature of the spine. Olive struggles to take her place in the world as an artist and woman. Join 19th-century bibliophile, Kate Howe, for an interesting afternoon.

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Pysanky Christmas Ornament Workshop

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, 200 W. Tulpehocken Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144 United States
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$40

Embellish your Christmas tree with your own beautifully decorated Pysanky egg. Learning this ancient technique for decorating eggs is actually easy. Using a stylus called a kistka, we will write with melted beeswax onto the shell of an egg, then dip it into vibrant dyes. We will complete two different eggs in the workshop, and you will keep your kistka and wax to use at home. Join us to make your own little heirloom – it’s a lot of fun and…

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December 2019

Magnificent Maxwell Affair

December 7 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Turnbull Residence

The Board of Trustees of the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion requests your presence as we celebrate the Mansion and get a rare peek into the home of Mark and Jeanette Turnbull. Join us for splendid hors d’ oeuvres, champagne, great conversation, and holiday piano music by Phil and Carrie Warner. Honoring Tulpehocken Station District preservationists, Luke and Marjorie Russell, Linda Corsover and Jeff Smith.

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