Events

Upcoming Events

The Gilded Age of Edith Wharton Walking Tour

Saturday, September 17th at 2 pm

Join Carl Raymond for this unforgettable tour.

The great American novelist Edith Wharton was a New Yorker. Although she spent tremendous parts of her life traveling in Europe and ultimately settling in France, it was the Gilded Age metropolis of New York in which she set the majority of her major fiction and stories.  


19th Century London’s Celebrity Chefs: Modern Cuisine’s First Superstars
(Virtual talk with access to the recording)

Thursday, September 22 at 7 pm ET (New York time)

Join Carl Raymond, the host of The Gilded Gentleman history podcast for a tour through the extravagant dining rooms and grand kitchens of 19th century London and trace the development of today’s modern celebrity chefs.

The talk will be followed by audience Q&A and will be illustrated with rare archival images.


Afternoon tea talks at the Salmagundi: Lizzie Post

Thursday, October 13 at 3:30 pm ET (New York time)

Lizzie Post is Emily Post’s great great granddaughter and the co-author with Daniel Post Senning of the just published Emily Post’s Etiquette: The Centennial Edition (Ten Speed Press)

Lizzie will join Carl Raymond, host of the Gilded Gentleman history podcast for a discussion of the life of Emily Post, the publication of the original 1922 edition and the world of etiquette in today’s modern society.

There will be an interview and audience Q&A, followed by a reception featuring afternoon tea with sweet and savory treats.


Afternoon tea talks at the Salmagundi: Anne Undeland

Thursday, November 15 at 3:30 pm ET (New York time)

Join us for an afternoon in the Gilded Age and a proper cup of tea!

Please welcome Anne Undeland who will discuss dramatizing such well known literary figures as Edith Wharton, Henry James and Jennie Jerome in her work.

There will be an interview and audience Q&A, followed by a reception featuring afternoon tea with sweet and savory treats.


Carl is also available for private events, live or virtual, please email carl (at) thegildedgentleman.com for more information.