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A brand-new genealogy event is happening soon, and it’s called,
Genealogy Event. The conference, taking place Oct. 26 and 27 in New York City
at the Metropolitan Pavilion, is full of classes, special events and exhibits.
And advance tickets to the Genealogy Event cost just $15 per day! (Click
here to order online) On-site tickets cost $20 per day.
The roughly 40 half-hour power-learning sessions cover topics including getting started,
genetic genealogy, house history, Irish research, Jewish research, African-American
research, family photos, tracing New York ancestors and more. Download a schedule
from the website’s Attendees
Family Tree Magazine is excited to sponsor Past to Apron, a separately ticketed
event ($30) that’s all about where food meets history. It features a talk by our editorial
director Allison Dolan about discovering and sharing your family’s food heritage,
a giveaway of our beautiful book From
the Family Kitchen by Gena Philibert-Ortega (see how pretty it is?)
and a tasting of the winning dish from the Past to Apron recipe contest (now concluded;
judging has commenced). You can choose from sessions at 4 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday;
order tickets at the same time you get
your tickets to the Genealogy Event.
Genealogy Event exhibitors include companies (such as Family Tree Magazine in
booth 406), research organizations and societies. Among those offering specials, Photo
Detective Maureen A. Taylor will be offering 15-minute consultations about your mystery
photos for a just $30. You
can reserve your spot here.