Cameron House Assisted Living, 109 Housatonic St., will host a lecture and presentation on "Dining & Drinking Customs Through American History" from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14. Admission is free and open to the public.
Alexis Goodin, curatorial research associate at the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, will make the illustrated presentation in which she discusses the nation's dining and drinking customs from early Colonial times to the dawn of the 20th century.
Objects from the Clark's collection of American decorative arts will guide the discussion. Goodin will supplement her talk with illustrations of prints and other artworks depicting early Americans using similar objects.
Light refreshments reflecting the theme of the presentation will be served.
Seating is limited. RSVP by Nov. 8 by calling (413) 637-3100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.