Downton Abbey dining at the library | Pierce County Library
Downton Abbey fans and history buffs will explore the complexities of the formal dinner table—Downton Abbey style—during free events at three Pierce County Libraries in October and November.
Food historian Tames Alan will demystify the manners, menu and accoutrements of a formal 12-course dinner as would have been eaten upstairs at Downton Abbey before the outbreak of World War I.
At the event—Dining at Downton: A Trial by Fork—people will travel to a time of forgotten elegance, when setting the table was an art and serving a meal was a well-choreographed dance.
Monday, Nov. 18, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 9, 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 1 p.m.
Friends of the Libraries sponsor these free events.
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