After Joan of Arc was captured by the Duke of Burgundy in the year 1430, the English church planned to execute her on charges of witchcraft. Under an old English law, however, virgins could not be charged with witchcraft. She was instead convicted of heresy.

First Friday Homeschool Program

Date: November, 2nd 2012 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“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 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!