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  • Clues & Booze & Chews: Twilight Tales
    6:30 PM-8:30 PM
    08/09/2019

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    For Adults 21 years of age and up only! 

    Riddle me this…

    Clues & Booze & Chews scavenger hunt returns to Cliveden with a new theme: Twilight Tales!

    Cliveden’s grounds, Carriage House Visitor Center, and Main House will be used to solve clues about Cliveden’s history, but this year the clues will be found in a broadsheet. To find the answers, you’ll need to use context clues in order to complete the hunt. The devil is in the details, so read carefully!

    Clues & Booze & Chews: Twilight Tales begins at 6:30 PM, with the scavenger hunt beginning promptly at 7 PM. Try to arrive before 6:30 PM—there’ll be a mini-tour available that’ll give you an edge over the competition.

    The scavenger hunt can be completed solo or as a group. The first to complete the hunt in the shortest amount of time wins!

    Editor’s Note: Tickets are $35 and on sale now through Eventbrite and at the door. Price of admission includes the game, two drink tickets, and food. The scavenger hunt is for adults 21 years of age and up only as alcohol will be served. Please be sure to bring identification with you as it will be checked. Visitors should check-in at the Carriage House to receive a broadsheet and drink tickets. For any questions, please contact our office at 215-848-1777 or Jocelyn Rouse, Communications Coordinator, at jrouse@cliveden.org.

    In case of inclement weather, Clues & Booze & Chews: Twilight Tales will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019.

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  • Tours with James Smith
    1:00 PM-4:00 PM
    08/24/2019

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    6401 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144

    New date for August!

    Take a tour of Cliveden led by James Smith, a free African American man who worked for the Chew family for over fifty years. James will lead visitors throughout the Main House and share stories from the 19th century. At the end of the tour, visitors will have the opportunity to ask James questions.

    Two tours are scheduled for this day. The first tour begins at 1 PM and the second begins at 3 PM.

    Tickets are $15 and on sale through Eventbrite and at the door. Due to the intimate nature of the tours, groups will be capped at 15 people. The tour begins at the Carriage House Visitor Center, located at 98 E. Cliveden Street. Visitors should check-in at the Carriage House and afterwards will be led to the Main House by a Cliveden guide. These tours do involve walking and standing through the Main House, which has two floors. Stools are available for those who may have difficulty standing for long periods. The tours are not recommended for children 12 years of age and under. Purchase your ticket today!

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