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Guild Celebration Benefit: “A Hot Time in the Old Town”

Friday, October 8

Join the Guild of the Chicago History Museum for an event that promises to be the hottest ticket in town! This delightful evening of cocktails, a program by author and professor Carl Smith, and a fabulous dinner commemorates the 150th anniversary of the fire that could not destroy our resilient city.

Ticket levels:

  • Individual Reservation: $250
    1 ticket to this special event
  • Individual Sponsor: $350
    1 ticket to this special event
    Champagne pre-party to meet special guests
  • Individual Benefactor: $500
    1 ticket to this special event
    Champagne pre-party to meet special guests
    Recognition in event program*
  • Sizzling Sponsor — Table for 10: $3,500
    10 tickets to this special event
    Champagne pre-party to meet special guests
    Recognition in event program and CHM annual report*
  • Blazing Benefactor — Premium Table for 10: $5,000
    10 tickets to this special event
    Champagne pre-party to meet special guests
    Curated exhibition tour for 10 at mutually agreeable time
    Recognition in event program and CHM annual report*

*Available for reservations received prior to September 15

Questions? Contact Nell McKeown, institutional advancement events manager, at 312-799-2118 or at [email protected]

 

 

 

 

 

    Tagged in:

Carl S. Smith, Professor Emeritus of English and History at Northwestern University
Front view of a Chicago Fire Department fire marshall helmet used during the Chicago Fire of 1871. CHM, ICHi-064110
"Memories of the Chicago Fire of 1871" by Julia Lemos, 1912. CHM, ICHi-062293
Broadside regarding aid after the Great Chicago Fire, 1871. CHM, ICHi-020590
Harriet Jessie Peabody's doll, "Bessie," saved in the Great Fire, 1871. CHM, ICHi-064649
   

The Details

Friday

October

8 th

6:00 p.m.

Event Location

Chicago History Museum

1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60614

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