Join us for our annual FREE Fall Festival! Saturday, October 12th, 12-4pm!

Please note the museum will be closed 10/14.
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Making History Workshops: Doughnuts! (Ages 9-13)

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


The sixth and final of King Manor's FREE weekly summer workshops for ages 9-13!

Without the convenience of modern cooking technology, women in the 1800s had to be very skilled in the kitchen and find ways to make life more convenient. One of these solutions was a Dutch oven! Using a traditional method of outdoor cooking, participants will get to try making fried doughnuts in our Dutch oven to eat and enjoy.

Making History Workshops at King Manor are a FREE weekly summer program for pre-teens and teens (ages 10+), every Wednesday! Every workshop features one project based on the daily lives of the diverse community of Queens in the 1800s, where kids can try their hands at real recipes, methods, and concepts from the 19th century. Join us for these sessions as well:

PLEASE NOTE: RSVP for each session required. Individuals (and siblings) only, no groups.

July 10th - The Science of Ink: Make ink and write with a quill pen
July 17th - Cheesemaking: Make and eat your own cheese!
July 24th - Put a Spin on It: Spin your own wool yarn (and make a bracelet or keychain)
July 31st - Coloring the 1800s: Dyeing fabric naturally in the 19th century

August 7th - Traveling Teas: Taste teas from across the 19th century world and make your own blend
August 14th - Doughnuts! Need we say more? Make your own doughnuts over an outdoor fire, 1800s style!


August 14
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


King Manor Museum
(718) 206-0545


King Manor
150-03 Jamaica Ave
Queens, NY 11432 United States
+ Google Map