Say hello to hooch, again.
Put on your best get-up and join us at our juice joint as we celebrate the 84th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition. Grab some giggle water, test your luck at the tables, and stretch your stilts on the dance floor all night long–or at least until the feds find us.
Grab your tickets before they're gone and take advantage of our early bird price before
Ready to raise a glass?
$100/90 CHM Members
Show us your best moll or doll, flapper or dapper, sheba or sheik. The Costume Council of the Chicago History Museum will present awards for the best-dressed daddies and dames.
There's more to swell style than fedoras and three-piece suits, accessorizing is key to looking sharp! Be a highfalutin' gangster in colorful attire, a common chap with newsboy caps and bowler hats, or dress to the nines with bow ties, top hats, pocket squares, and boutonnieres.
Feathers and firearms are prohibited at the Chicago History Museum.
From super-glam flapper girls to the first wave of cool androgyny, 1920's fashion was all about exploration, liberation, and having a grand ol' time in the process. Think rich velvet, satin, pearl embellishments, and art deco motifs.
Templeton Old Fashioned
2oz. Templeton Rye
2dashes Aromatic bitters
1tsp Demerara sugar
Orange & cranberry mash
Dissolve demerara sugar in hot water. Add Templeton Rye, bitters and ice. Stir until properly chilled and strain into an Old Fashioned glass with a couple of ice cubes. Garnish with an orange twist.
Whether you're a whiskey connoisseur or you're trying it for the first time, here are a few recipes guaranteed to delight.
2oz. Templeton Rye
3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth
2 dashes Aromatic bitters
Fill cocktail shaker half-full with ice cubes, add Templeton Rye, sweet vermouth, and dashes of bitters. Garnish and immediately serve in a martini glass or short tumbler. Serve gently stirred, never shaken.
Kiss with a cherry.
"This was great! Such a fun event "
"My husband and I look forward to this event every year! "
"Had the best time, can't wait until next year! "
The Chicago History Museum is located at the south end of Lincoln Park, on the corner of Clark Street & North Avenue. CTA buses 22, 36, 72, 73, 151, and 156 are just steps away. The Brown Line Sedgwick station and Red Line Clark/Division station are located approximately one half-mile from the Museum.
Located one block north of the Museum at Clark & LaSalle Streets; enter on Stockton Drive. $9 with Museum validation; Visa, Mastercard, and Discover credit cards are accepted.
Sit pretty & let all the guys and dolls know your whereabouts.
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