Annual Special Event
1764 Twelfth Afternoon Ball
 
Saturday, January 5, 2019

EVENT DETAILS:

Location: Old Courthouse, Broadway & Market Street, downtown St. Louis, MO

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019

Time: Noon - 4 pm

Description: Commemorate the end of the holiday season just how St. Louisans did in 1767. The Twelfth Afternoon Ball recognizes the completion of the Twelve Days of Christmas, which leads to Mardi Gras. This year the Twelfth Afternoon Ball focuses on the music, dance and food from 1767. The ball features music by Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole. Deborah Hyland will teach visitors the most popular dances of the mid-18th century. Food historian Suzanne Corbett will present treats common to St. Louis dinner tables during the 1767 holiday season. King’s Cake will be served. The king and queen of Mardi Gras will be crowned. Historic 1766 clothing not required to participate.

Free

For more information call 314-655-1614

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