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    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.
    Link:https://shop.alexandriava.gov/Events.aspx
    Fees:$45 per person. Reservations required. Tickets can be purchased online at The Alexandria Shop, at the Event Link above.
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Gadsby's Tavern


    For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/6695QR Code

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