Saturday April 19th 2014

Victorian Fair

By: Shannon Bryan

A fun event for all families!
See demonstrations of actual blacksmithing, amusingly trained dogs, a Civil War encampment, a trained phrenologist to read the bumps of your head, collodion photography of the 19th century, Victorian bi-cycles and hand woodworking.
Experience what life was like in Victorian times, the tastes of Victorian food and drink.
Hear Vintage Victorian music and Shakespearean sonnets presented by costumed performers!
Play Victorian lawn games!
Learn about the illustrious British author Charles Dickens, how to knit all manners of things, Victorian etiquette for the table and social life.
Tour the principal rooms of Portland’s Victorian palace, Victoria Mansion!
Children accompanied by an adult are free!!!