All program meetings are free of charge and open to the public. Meetings are held at the Newstead Town Hall, 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron, NY unless noted otherwise. Download a 2023 Program here
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GETTING DRESSED IN THE 1820S
October 12, 2023 @ 7:00 pm
Stays and petticoats, chemisettes and spencer jackets—discover what it took for a lady to be fashionable in the year of Newstead’s beginning! Living historian and dressmaker, Anneliese Meck will describe all the details while getting dressed in a historical reproduction of an 1823 ensemble, complete with the proper undergarments, day dress, and accessories.