Nov 16, 2012

Eat Like a Pilgrim

By: Amberly Asay

Have you ever heard of Cheatle Bread with butter? Do you wish you could wear your breeches and petticoats this Thanksgiving? Well great news, you now can, with the Eat Like a Pilgrim night at Thanksgiving Point.

Recognized as the top Thanksgiving re-enactment by the New York Times in 2011, guests are taken away to 17th century America surround by prominent pilgrim figures and Wampanoag. Guests will be entertained with traditional games and activities in addition to period menu and music.

The event takes place November 16, 17 & 19, at the Thanksgiving Point Show Barn. The show begins at 6:30 pm and the doors open at 6:00 pm. Advance tickets are $27 per adult, $17 per child (ages 3-12). Tickets at the door are $30 per adult, $20 per child.

The menu includes Cheatle Bread with butter, apple cider, corn pudding, stewed pumpkins and turkey. Dessert includes a mixed berry cobbler. “Fear Factor” food sampling will again be returning to the list of events. Attendees can try eels, oysters, duck, parched corn and hard tack.

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