Sustenance & Soul

06/09/2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cliveden
Phone:215-848-1777
Address: 6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

Join foodways historian Michael Twitty and local jazz great Warren Oree for a day of food and music as we explore the history of the Chews and their enslaved and free workers in new ways. This event is free to the public, will be held outdoors on our beautiful grounds, and will feature a cooking demonstration by Michael Twitty and a jazz concert performed by Warren Oree! Copies of Mr. Twitty’s award-winning book, The Cooking Gene, will be available for purchase courtesy of Blue Marble Books. 

We encourage you to bring family, friends, a blanket or lawn chair and a picnic on June 9th. This is an event you don’t want to miss!

Related upcoming events

  • 01/26/2019 11:00 AM - 01/26/2019 12:00 PM

    The goat yoga class is sold out for January 26th. 

    Start 2019 Resolutions off right with Indoor Goat Yoga!

    Indoor Goat Yoga classes are back! Come to Cliveden on Saturday, January 26th for an awesome yoga experience with Philly Goat Project and their Nigerian Dwarf goats. The yoga class is about 45 minutes long and open to practitioners of all levels. After class, spend some time taking pictures with the goats and take a tour of Cliveden!

    Visitors must register for the yoga class through the link above. Be sure to purchase your tickets today before they're all sold out!

  • 02/09/2019 11:00 AM - 02/09/2019 2:00 PM

    Keep your 2019 resolution on track at goat yoga!

    Come out to Cliveden for a yoga experience featuring Philly Goat Project's Nigerian Dwarf goats! The class is open to yogis of all levels, is about 45 minutes long, and takes place in Cliveden's Carriage House. After class, stay to take pictures with the goats and to tour the house and grounds. 

    Tickets are on sale now through the link above and must be purchased prior to the class. All participants must register online--cash will not be accepted. Thank you and we'll see you in class!

  • 02/23/2019 11:00 AM - 02/23/2019 2:00 PM

    Spend a Saturday with goats at Cliveden!

    Start the weekend off right with indoor goat yoga featuring Philly Goat Project's Nigerian Dwarf Goats! After class, take pictures with the goats and stay for a tour of Cliveden's grounds and Main House. Tickets are on sale now for the class and tour at the link above--be sure to purchase yours today before they're all sold out!

  • 03/02/2019 11:00 AM - 03/02/2019 2:00 PM

     

    Register for yoga class today!

    Philly Goat Project returns to Cliveden's Carriage House for yoga with their Nigerian Dwarf goats! The class is open to yogis of all levels, be sure to bring a mat or towel with you. After class, feel free to take pictures with the goats and take a tour of Cliveden's Main House and grounds! Tickets are on sale now for class and the tour--purchase yours today!

  • 03/17/2019 11:00 AM - 03/17/2019 2:00 PM

    Come to Cliveden for indoor goat yoga in our Carriage House (which used to be a barn)! Philly Goat Project is hosting a yoga class featuring their Nigerian Dwarf goats. Tickets are on sale now for the yoga class as well as a tour of Cliveden's Main House and grounds. Be sure to register today before the tickets sell out. Namaste! 

  • 03/30/2019 11:00 AM - 03/30/2019 2:00 PM

    Start the weekend off on the right foot with indoor goat yoga at Cliveden!

    Philly Goat Project is holding their yoga class in Cliveden's Carriage House, featuring their Nigerian Dwarf goats! The class is open to yogis at all levels, is about 45 minutes long, and allows participants to interact with the goats during class. After class, feel free to take pictures with the goats and take a tour of Cliveden's grounds and Main House. Tickets are on sale now for the class and tour, so be sure to purchase yours today!

  • 05/04/2019 11:00 AM - 05/04/2019 5:00 PM

    Presented by East Mt. Airy Neighbors & West Mt. Airy Neighbors, the festivities on the grounds of Cliveden will include a wide variety of vendors, food, and children’s activities.

    For a list of performers, event sponsors and further information please visit www.mtairyday.org.

  • 10/05/2019 10:00 AM - 10/05/2019 4:00 PM

    Celebrating the 242nd anniversary of the Battle of Germantown!

    Germantown’s colonial history comes alive at the Revolutionary Germantown Festival! From 10 AM to 4 PM, visit Historic Germantown sites, watch two reenactments of the Battle of Germantown on Cliveden’s grounds, and enjoy a day of fun, food, and history in your backyard! After the battle, visit Historic Grumblethorpe for the Battle Bash–the annual after Battle party filled with food, music, and reenactors. 

    Admission is FREE and has activities for visitors of all ages. Mark your calendars for October 5th--we promise a day unlike any other!