Churh and Maple St., Naugatuck, CT Phone: 203-729-9039.
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. $20 for non-members; $15 for members and students with ID. To be held at the Historic Neary Ballroom, Corner of Church and Maple Streets, Naugatuck. Actress Stephanie Jackson tells the true life story of Elizabeth Keckly; her rise from slavery to entrepreneurial freedom, scandal, decline. Best known as dressmaker to Mary Todd Lincoln, she authored the book "Behind the Scenes, 30 years a Slave and Four Years in the White House". This is a one hour presentation with many twists and burns, bravery and remarkable resilience. Living history at it's best!