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History Happy Hour – A Drinkable Feast: Tales and Cocktails from 1920s Paris – SOLD OUT

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$25 for Museum members, $30 for non-members.
$150 for a private table for 4
*Member pricing is only available for pre-registration. All guests are $30 at the door.

Join renowned cocktail historian and author Philip Greene for an evening of stories, photos, literary excerpts and vintage cocktails from the cafés, cabarets, saloons and salons of 1920s Paris.  In that epic era, Paris was the literary, artistic and cultural epicenter of the world. What were Ernest and Hadley Hemingway, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, James Joyce, Cole Porter, John Dos Passos, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso and others drinking, and where?  Learn about (and sample) the famous (and infamous) cocktails, and the watering holes of this great era, from the Hotel Ritz to the Café du Dome to the Dingo (where Hemingway and Fitzgerald first met) to Fouquet’s on the Champs Elysees.

And who better to tell these stories but Philip Greene, author of To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion, Daily Beast cocktail columnist, and a co-founder of the Museum of the American Cocktail?  Greene will be selling/signing copies of his award-winning book, A Drinkable Feast: A Cocktail Companion to 1920s Paris, published by Penguin Random House in 2018.  During the program, guests will be served a flight of four authentic (sample-size) cocktails from this illustrious era, and can purchase their favorite from the cash bar.

Doors open at 6:00 pm for guests to enjoy cocktails for purchase. Cocktails featured preceding the program will not be available during the included tasting. 

Happy hour snacks are included. History Happy Hours are sponsored by Therrien Waddell Construction Group.