Locust Grove hosts its first Historical Ball on January 21, 2012, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m, in the Audubon Room auditorium in the Visitors Center. Guests are encouraged to wear historic dress from any time period. To help you with the dances, there will be a free dance practice offered on the day of the Ball from 1:00-2:00 pm at Locust Grove. The Historical Ball will feature live music, with dances called by Tom & Toni Tumbush from Cincinnati, OH.
Reservations are open now and are limited to 150 maximum. Tickets are $20 per person, $15 for Locust Grove members and guests aged 14 and under. Guests under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. The Thomas Family Winery of Madison, IN will provide light refreshments, wine & ale for purchase.
Need help deciding what to wear? Those who are considering developing a wardrobe or single piece of historic clothing are invited to a free workshop on Saturday, January 7, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Locust Grove. This session will be led by local re-enactors.
For more information and to make a reservation, call Locust Grove at 502-897-9845.
Photograph courtesy of Locust Grove.