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    • 11 Mar 2018
    • Shelburne, VT

    Join Shelburne Farms and the Farm-Based Education Network March 9-11 in Shelburne Vermont for a fun, farm-based education workshop! The forest, farm and children's farmyard will be our classroom as we gather ideas and inspiration from all kinds of programs. Financial assistance is available. View agenda, learn more and register https://shelburnefarms.org/calendar/event/abcs-of-farm-based-education-march-2018

    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 25 Mar 2018
    • Dover, DE

    ALHFAM George Chapman Memorial First Person Interpreters Retreat
    March 23-25, 2018; Dover, Delaware

    Johnson Victrola Museum
    Old State House
    Rose Cottage
    Dover Public Library
    St Jones Reserve
    John Dickinson Plantation

    Friday,  March 23: Johnson Victrola Museum, Old State House

    1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., Dover, DE

    Free Tour of the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs facility (limited to 20 - must sign up in advance)     
    2:00– 3:30 p.m. 
    We will be meeting at the registration site, Johnson Victrola Museum, 375 S. New St., at 2:00 p.m. We will travel the short 10-minute drive to the collections facility. We encourage carpooling to the collection facility, and directions will be provided if needed.

    Free Tour of The Delaware Public Archives (must sign up in advance)        
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
    We will be meeting at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. North, at 2:00 p.m.

    Opening Reception
    5:00 7:00 p.m.
    Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover

    Meet and greet, light refreshments, introductions, Guided Lantern Walking Tour of The Historic Green.

    Saturday, March 24: Old State House, Rose Cottage, Dover Public Library

    8:00 9:00 a.m.  
    Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover

    9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  
    Old State House
    Welcome, Housekeeping and Opening Remarks

    Concurrent Sessions
    9:30 10:45 a.m.

    Novice: Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover
    Getting Started, Tom Kelleher

    Advanced: Rose Cottage, 102 S State St. Dover 
    Business 101, Kandie Carle

    Coffee Break
    10:45 11:00 a.m.

    Concurrent Sessions
    11:15 a.m.  12:45 p.m.
    Novice: Old State House, 25 The Green, Dover
    Pocket Trash, Alena Shellenbean

    Advanced: Rose Cottage, 102 S State St. Dover 
    All In, Colin Adams-Toomey

    1:00  1:45 p.m.         
    Dover Public Library, 35 E. Loockerman St.

    Combined Sessions at the library
    2:00  3:00 p.m.      
    Junior Roleplayer Program, Maddie Biehl

    3:15  4:15 p.m.
    Adverse Reaction Management Plan
    , Gloria Henry & Vertie Lee

    Dinner and Keynote
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

    St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Rd.

    Dinner  (feel free to come dressed in your historic apparel)
    6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

    Keynote presentation & discussion
    8:00 9:30 p.m. 
    Isaiah Thomas: Patriot Printer

    Sunday,  March 25, John Dickinson Plantation

    Good Morning & Housekeeping
    9:00 a.m.

    340 Kitts Hummock Rd, Dover

    Concurrent Sessions
    9:15  – 10:45 a.m.

    Novice: Visitors Center
    First on the Fly, Ron Carnegie

    Advanced: Dickinson House
    First on the Fly, Kandie Carle

    Coffee Break
    10:45  – 11:15 a.m.

    Round Table Discussion
    11:15 – 12:45 p.m.
    Visitors Center

    Wrap Up & Safe Travels
    12:45  – 1:00 p.m.

    Visitors Center

    Download presenter biographies here.

    Registration open until March 1, 2018.

    Here are suggested hotels where you may choose to stay. You must contact the hotel directly to book your stay independently of your conference registration.

    Red Roof Inn & Suites Dover Downtown
    652 N. DuPont Highway
    Dover, DE 19901 
    (937) 328-1659 to book room
    Front desk number: (302)730-8009

    Comfort Suites Dover
    1654 N. DuPont Hwy
    Dover, DE 19901 
    (480) 568-6936

    Home2 Suites by Hilton
    222 S. DuPont Hwy
    Dover, DE 19901 
    (302) 674-3300

    You will receive an email about food choices, with the opportunity to communicate about any food allergies you may have, after you have registered for the conference.

    Please contact Kandie Carle at Kandie@KandieCarle.com with questions.

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