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Common Scents: A Garden Still House Demonstration with Rebecca Suerdieck

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how perfumes would have been made at Agecroft Hall! Included with garden admission

Experience the mysterious art of distilling with costumed educator Rebecca Suerdieck as she transforms plants into wearable scents. Explore Agecroft’s luscious gardens through herbs and flowers grown in 17th century England. See, smell, and touch culinary and medicinal plants that might be part of your favorite perfume. Rebecca will be in the gardens from 12:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. with an ongoing demonstration for visitors to drop in throughout the afternoon.

This demonstration is included with garden admission which may be purchased online or at the museum on the day of the event.


Agecroft Hall & Gardens
4305 Sulgrave Rd
Richmond, VA 23221 United States
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