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    Preparing for a Ball

    Title:Preparing for a Ball
    Date & Time:Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:30 AM - 3:15 PM
    Location:Gadsby's Tavern Museum, 134 N. Royal St. (Map This)
    Event Details:Balls were a girl’s favorite thing to do in the 18th century. Explore the tavern where famous balls like George Washington’s Birthnight Ball were held and practice the tasks involved in preparing for a ball. Includes an 18th century dance lesson and a craft to take home! Hour program begins at 10:30 a.m. with a new group starting every 45 minutes; last program begins at 3:15 p.m. Reservations are required.
    Link:https://shop.alexandriava.gov/Events.aspx
    Fees:$6 per person. 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/6905QR Code

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