6th Annual Durand-Hedden Gingerbread House Competition

Oct 7, 2018

The Durand-Hedden House is inviting bakers and confectioners of all ages to take part in their 6th annual Gingerbread House Competition. Individuals, families, and food professionals are invited to enter. Any structure – real or imaginary – is eligible. Entries will be exhibited at Durand-Hedden from December 9 and 15 - 16 and then at the Hilton library branch from December 18 to January 17.

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November 11, 2018, 1:00 PM

Maplewood Remembers World War I

Durand-Hedden will observe the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice of World War I with an expanded exhibit on the newly rediscovered stories of the eight young men who lost their lives and for whom there is a memorial in Memorial Park, the efforts at the home front, and how the use of propaganda, including posters by nationally known artists, promoted patriotism. Reenactors will provide opportunities to learn about the lives of soldiers in the Great War, hear music of the period played by an authentically attired drum and bugle corps, and be persuaded by actress Theda Bara to buy war bonds.


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