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Jazz in the Garden

May 5th, 2017
Sunday, June 11
6 to 8 p.m.

$60 per person

Performance by Coastal Jazz Quintet, wine and appetizers, tour of main floor of the museum house, and membership in both Friends of the Davenport House and Coastal Jazz Association

All proceed to go to the two non-profits.
RSVP by June 4th.  Seating is limited.

For additional information call 912-236-8097.

Catered by Jones Street Catering.

 

Savannah Special: Ladies of the Sacred South

July 4th, 2015

Readers Theater with the Playwright in Attendancesouth[1]
DATE: Sunday, April 10, 2016
TIME: 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Kennedy Pharmacy, 323 E. Broughton Street
TICKETS: $25 per person
REFRESHMENTS:    To include a casserole, congealed salad and other Appropriate Treats
Set in 1985, a group of strong willed Southern women calling themselves “The Ladies of the Sacred South” join forces to save their beloved Magnolia Manor Plantation from bankruptcy and the clutches of academia.  Steel Magnolias meets Lettice and Lovage!
Play written by Raleigh Marcell.

Girls Night Out

July 4th, 2014

Girls Night Out
to Benefit the Davenport House Museum

rolls2 - CopyCome shop with Affordable Apparels, Stella and Dot, the fabric artistry of Suzie Hokanson and more venders
At the home of Jan Vach
109 Grays Creek Drive, Long Point, Whitemarsh Island
Thursday, April 16
5:30 PM to 9:PM
Cost: $10.00 per person

Your ticket will include a tour of the home, a glass of wine, music, appetizers and dessert

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2014 Preservation Festival

Preservation Festival activities associated with Historic Savannah Foundation and the Davenport House Museum will be posted on the website myhsf.org by January 2014.

“Greatest Mark of Civility”:

January 20th, 2009

“ . . . the greatest mark of civility and welcome they [Americans] can show you, is to invite you to drink it [tea] with them.” Abbé Robin, chaplain in Rochambeau’s army, 1781.

Tea at the Davenport House

“Don’t you sometimes feel the world has lost it regard for civility?,” asks Davenport House director Jamie Credle. She continues, “We intend to correct that with our tea program! Well, maybe not for the entire world, but for one participant at a time.” The Davenport House’s tea programs in March* and May** provides attendees with a generous dose of the history of tea and tea drinking in America, with an emphasis on the early 19th century, and is highlighted by a tea with gentle folk from the period. read more…