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Wilton Historical Society Issues Invitations To Prohibition-Era 'Tea' Party

Prohibition "Tea" Party Jazz-era Fundraiser for the Wilton Historical Society
Prohibition "Tea" Party Jazz-era Fundraiser for the Wilton Historical Society Photo Credit: Contributed
Prohibition "Tea" Party Jazz-era Fundraiser for the Wilton Historical Society
Prohibition "Tea" Party Jazz-era Fundraiser for the Wilton Historical Society Photo Credit: Contributed

WILTON, Conn. — The Wilton Historical Society will be enjoying a page from the recent past as it call all Flappers, Gangsters, Sheiks and Shebas to enjoy a Prohibition-Era 'Tea' Party.

The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 4, from 7:30 p.m. until the Fat Lady Sings at 11 p.m.! In the parlance of the 1920s, do you know your onions? Use your peepers so you don’t miss a party that’s sure to be the bee’s knees!

The Wilton Historical Society is having a swell tea party with giggle water and a whangdoodle! Every hotsy-totsy flapper and highjohn will be dudded up. So don’t be a bluenose! Send in your RSVP so you’re on the trolley!

Feeling behind the times? Here's a 21st-century translation from Flapper Slang: Do you know what’s going on? Use your eyes so you don’t miss a party that’s sure to be the greatest! The Wilton Historical Society is having a marvelous party with alcoholic beverages and a jazz band! Every attractive woman and her sweetie will be dressed up. So don’t be a killjoy! Send in your RSVP so you’ve gotten it right!

Guests will be transported back to a time of speakeasys with passwords, flappers, gangsters, alcoholic drinks served from “tea” pots and an air of giddy celebration.

Jazz-era/Flapper-style attire will add to the fun, as will signature cocktails.

Guests will be served delicious canapes, prepared by Chef Michael Charles of Wilton, while the Pretty Good Gatsbys Jazz Band will provide music.

Tickets for members are $100, nonmembers are $125 per person. Purchase online or by calling 203-762-7257.

The Wilton Historical Society is located at 224 Danbury Road, Wilton.

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