1867 – “A Taste of the Time” Dinner

Here is the information you need to attend an Historic Dinner to be held on September 16th, 2017 in St Davids. This will be a very special event, organized by the St Davids Ratepayers Association in partnership with the Niagara Historical Society & Museum in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.


An Invitation

 The St Davids Ratepayers Association (SDRA), in association with the Niagara Historical Society & Museum (NHSM), extends to you and your guest an invitation to its inaugural “A Taste of the Time” historic dinner to be held at the St Davids Lions Club on Saturday evening, September 16th, 2017.

 The dinner will feature food and drink that might have been prepared and served at a dinner of St Davids and area residents held in 1867, the year of Confederation in Canada, the end of Upper Canada and the beginning of the Province of Ontario. There will be historic comment during the dinner and Dr Wesley Turner has been invited to speak on life in the new province and those issues that might have been of concern to St Davids residents at the time.

 Please RSVP (positive replies only) for tickets and further information to Kenn Moody (905.262.6506 or 2kenn.moody@cogeco.ca).  Cheques, made payable to St Davids Ratepayers Association, may be sent to Kenn at 123 Paxton Lane, St Davids, Ontario L0S 1J1.

 Venue:  St Davids Lions Club

Date:  16 September 2017

Time:  6:30 pm for dinner at 7:00 pm

Dress:  smart casual (collared shirt, dress slacks)

Menu: See below

 Ticket prices: $60/person per SDRA or NHSM member and guest, $75 for other residents


1867 –  “A Taste of the Time” Dinner Menu

(Shrub punch available from 6:30 -7:00 pm)


Cressy Soup*


Salmon with Anchovy sauce

Main Course

Roast Quail on Bed of Succotash**

Rabbit and Prune Pie

Dressed Macaroni***

Fall salad

Rolls and sweet cream butter


Charlotte Russe with Madeira

Apple Pie

Coffee and Tea


            *Carrot soup named after the Battle of Cressy.

            ** A vegetable medley featuring fall vegetables of corn and beans.

            *** Macaroni layered with grated cheese and topped with bread crumbs.

**** No nuts or nut products have knowingly been used in preparing this menu.

***** Contemporary wine will be served on the table