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The Wayside Inn is a one-of-a-kind destination for special programs and events that will connect you with history in ways that will delight you. Explore our calendar below.

Dinner with Mr. Edison

The Wayside Inn Foundation Invites you to:

Dinner with Mr. Edison: A 1920s-inspired dinner at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn with living history interpreter Jonathan Hively portraying Thomas Alva Edison

During dinner Mr. Hively will discuss Edison’s technological inventions and entrepreneurial accomplishments, as well as his friendships with notables such as Henry Ford, Harvey Firestone, and John Burroughs. On display will be artifacts from Mr. Hively’s personal collection of Edisonia. Discover Edison and enjoy a menu of 1920s-era foods, including Edison’s favorite dessert, apple dumplings!

Wednesday, August 2
Ticket Fee: $55 per person / $45 Member rate – Cash Bar

6:00pm – Arrival & Hors d’oeuvres
6:30pm – Seated Dinner
7:15pm – Edison Living History Interpretation with Q&A to follow

Waldorf salad with toasted walnuts
Herb-roasted Half Chicken
Mashed potatoes
Fresh green beans
Baked apple dumpling with fresh whipped cream

**Unfortunately, we cannot give refunds for registration cancellations made after 12pm on Sunday, July 30th. We appreciate your understanding about this policy.**

The event is finished.


Aug 02 2023


6:00 pm



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