City of Alexandria, VA
Braddock Day Ball
|Title:||Braddock Day Ball|
|Date & Time:||Sat Apr 5, 2014 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM|
|Location:||Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)|
|Event Details:||It is the spring of 1755. Major General Edward Braddock, Commander-in-Chief of His Majesty’s Forces in North America, has convened a meeting of five colonial governors at John Carlyle’s Alexandria home to prepare for the impending French & Indian War. Carlyle will call the meeting “the Grandest Congress...ever known on the Continent.”
Step back in time to this momentous event at Carlyle House from 12 noon to 4 p.m., then dance the night away to live music in the historic ballroom at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. A cash bar will be available. 1750s attire requested; cocktail attire welcome.
|Fees:||$45 per person. Reservations required. Tickets can be purchased online at The Alexandria Shop, at the Event Link above.|
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/6695
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