The Wawa Welcome America festival kicked off on Sunday, June 28, with free virtual museum tours, a Founding Fathers supper and a gospel concert! Check out some highlights from the first day of events.
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Museums of the Day
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At 5 p.m., acclaimed chef Walter Staib of City Tavern presented the Founding Fathers' Sunday Supper! Staib gave a glimpse of what our nation's Founding Fathers ate during the time of the first Independence Day. Along with the history and creation of each dish, Staib helped viewers cook along! Get more information about the Founding Fathers' Sunday Supper here.
At the end of the day, viewers went to church in their living rooms with one of the most uplifting events of the festival, the Hymns & Harmony gospel concert! Zak Williams & 1/Akord performed and the event was hosted by WDAS’ Patty Jackson.