Henry VIII was known to self-medicate. The king had a book of prescriptions for treating his own ailments, and even concocted some of his own remedies.
Daily Events for Friday, Nov 2nd, 2012
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pmFirst Friday Homeschool Program"Armor of Yesterday and Today" Recommended for 3rd – 12th grades How have people protected themselves over the centuries? Students use observational skills and historic inquiry as they investigate different types of armor and discover first-hand how armor has changed over time. Students put their scientific minds to work as they examine where armor is evident in nature and discover armor and weaponry of the middle ages, tournaments and heraldry. The program concludes with a live performance such as “Arming the Knight” or “Hand and Half Sword Combat.” Details:
Details that apply to ALL programs:Times: All programs will run from 2:00 – 4:15 (please arrive by 1:45) Cost: $7.00 per person for non-members / $6.00 per person for members (including adults and young siblings) Reservations: Advance payment and reservations are required for all FIRST FRIDAY programs. Call (502) 753-5663 to make your reservation today!
- 7:30 pm - 9:30 pmAn Evening with PoeOctober 24, 25, 26, 27, 30, 31; November 1 & 2 Doors open at 6:30, performances begin at 7:30 on October 25, 26, 27, 30, November 1 and 2. October 24 and 31 performances will begin at 8:15 p.m. Buy tickets now Enjoy An Even Edgier Edgar For more than a century, readers have been terrified, surprised, and delighted by one of America’s greatest storytellers, Edgar Allan Poe. Whether about grisly murder or ethereal and untouchable love, Poe delivers a new thrill to his audience with each tale. Read more here. Through the Frazier Museum’s Historic Interpretations Department, we bring some of Poe’s best known works to the stage for a live show like you’ve never seen before. This year, eight Poe tales will be presented, including six poems and two short stories:
- The Raven
- The Murders in the Rue Morgue
- Spirits of the Dead
- The City in the Sea
- The Bells
- The Masque of the Red Death
- Dream Within a Dream