Coffee and a Good Book Winter Lecture Series

6062 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, New York 11901

Join us on February 4, 18 and March 4 for a cozy cup of coffee and lively lectures!
On February 4, 18 and March 4, Hallockville Museum Farm presents, “Coffee and a Good Book Winter Lecture Series: Exploring Land, History and Traditions”. This three-part series is sponsored by Hampton Coffee Company and explores important facets at the core of the Museum Farm’s mission: honoring the land, celebrating history, and sharing traditions. Hampton Coffee Company, a local café and roaster, will begin each lecture with a presentation about their coffee philosophy and with samples.

Winter is the perfect time to cozy-up with a good cup of coffee and a great book! We want to celebrate the season by taking time reflect on land, history and traditions with wonderful local authors and scholars.

Reservations are requested. Tickets may be purchased in advanced by calling Hallockville Museum Farm at 631.298.5292 or online. Advanced tickets are $10. Tickets at the door may be purchased on a first-come first-served basis for $15 each or two tickets for $25. Space is limited.

Venue Information: All lectures will take place in the new Hallock State Park visitors center located next to the Hallockville Museum Farm campus. The address is 6062 Sound Avenue.

February 18 (1pm to 3pm): Sharing Traditions: Presenter, Arielle Hessler, “The Colorful History of Pigments and Poisons.” Colors and their uses have a fascinating history in human culture. Arielle Hessler is a Preservation Technician and Bookbinder at Stony Brook University will present “The Colorful History of Pigments and Poisons”. This journey through time and space includes many backstories about colors through the millennia. From indigo and woad to lead and arsenic, discover how natural materials were transformed into such coveted colors along with the often unintended consequences of their use.