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Etiquette lessons for children offered at the Kellogg Manor House

Which fork should be used first? Where does the napkin go? Is it OK to have one’s phone on the table?

Give your children a head start on developing their best manners at the upcoming Manners at the Manor program at the W.K. Kellogg Manor House Wednesday, Nov. 20. Two sessions are scheduled. The first, for children 5 to 9 years old, begins at 5 p.m. The second, for children 10 to 13 years old, begins at 6:30 p.m.

Children will receive professional etiquette training from an industry professional. Participants will learn about greetings, table manners, phone etiquette and more. A light snack will be included. The classes fulfill the Listening to the Past and Etiquette scout badges. Advance registration is required.

The cost is $16 for members and $20 for non-members. Tours of the Manor House and shopping in the Holiday Market are included in the registration fee.

The W.K. Kellogg Manor House is located at 3700 E. Gull Lake Dr., in Hickory Corners. To learn more, visit conference.kbs.msu.edu. Direct questions to the Manor House at (269) 671-2160 or conference@kbs.msu.edu.

About the Manor House

Built in 1925-26 on the highest point overlooking beautiful Gull Lake, the Manor House was once the summer home of W.K. Kellogg. The Manor House’s mission is to share with the public Kellogg’s legacy of philanthropy as well as information about the research undertaken at the Kellogg Biological Station. The Manor House hosts special events to further support KBS’s research and education mission, and is available to tour independently year-round or with a docent by appointment.