The 1770 Murray Farmhouse will be transformed into an 18th century roots Tavern Sunday, September 23 during the 30th annual tavern party.
During the party, attendees will be served a full course meal and listen to music from bands Spiced Punch & Past Muster while dancing the night away in the historical barn in .
Tickets cost $50 for Poricy Park members and $60 for nonmembers.
Tickets are limited to the first 100 guests. Non-Members are invited to join Poricy Park to take advantage of the member rate. With alcohol being served, this is an adult oriented event. Tickets can be purchased online here.
To commemorate 30 years, the park will be selling a collection of recipes from the past 30 years in a cookbook entitled, "30 Grand Recipes From 30 Years of Tavern Parties".
The commemorative cookbook costs $10 and $4 for shipping. These recipes range from drinks, soup, meals to desserts.
Below is a recipe for Jersey Colony Cider Spice Cake, one of the recipes from the 30 year collection.
Jersey Colony Cider Spice Cake
- 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
- 2 tsp baking soda
- 2 tsp ground cloves
- 2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp nutmeg
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup cider or apple juice
- 1 cup seedless raisins
Sift and combine flour, baking soda, spices, and salt, set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg and beat well. Add dry ingredients alternately with cider. Stir in raisins. Pour into greased 10 inch tube pan. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes.
Support and donations from the Community allow ticket proceeds to directly benefit the historic Murray Farmhouse and Park operations. Poricy Park Conservancy is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, donations are tax deductible.