Put on your best get-up and join us at our juice joint as we celebrate the 83rd anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Grab some giggle water, test your luck at the tables, or stretch your stilts on the dance floor all night long, or until the feds find us.
The evening’s events include:
Schooled in Scofflaw
Author Richard Lindberg has made a career writing about Chicago’s notorious netherworld. Return to the scene of the crime as he tells the tales of gangsters, assassins, and infamous places. Take a sip of history as John Russick, CHM’s vice president for Interpretation and Education, explores the tumultuous trail to Prohibition.
Get ready to Lindy Hop, Charleston, and Foxtrot to the tunes of the 1930s as you listen to the swinging sounds of the Prohibition Orchestra’s big band.
Jump on the Jitney
Discover Chicago ingenuity by hopping on a one-of-a-kind whiskey barrel bus, courtesy of The Barrel Run, and learn about its creation from CEO David Baker.
Visit our Picture Palace
Stretch your stilts and settle in with the stars of the silver screen.
Save your sawbucks and test your luck at one of our free novelty gambling tables.
Grab Some Giggle Water
Belly up to the bar for Templeton Rye cocktails crafted by Chicago’s finest mixologists.
Stop by Magbooth for your very own mugshot.
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