SPECIAL PROGRAM Last Night: A Prohibition-Style Party

Special Programs

Update March 13, 2020: This event has been postponed. We will provide updates when it is rescheduled.

Please note: This program is offsite. Speakeasy 518 is located 42 Howard Street in Albany, New York.

Last Night: A Prohibition-Style Party
Thursday, March 26, 6-8PM | $55 members, $60 non-members
Age 21+

Across the nation, one hundred years ago, Americans prepared for the beginning of the era of Prohibition by having one last drink. The dry years that were to follow were filled with bootleggers, booze runners, and clandestine gatherings. 

Join us at Speakeasy 518 for a night of light refreshments, cash bar, expert guidance on crafting your own Prohibition-style cocktails, and an informal discussion of Albany's unique relationship to infamous gangster Legs Diamond.

Period attire is encouraged!

Space is limited and reservations are required. RSVP online or call Ellie at (518) 463-4478 ext. 402.

REGISTER HERE

 

IMAGE: T.F. Toohey, 39 South Pearl Street, unidentified photographer, 1886, toned gelatin silver print, 8 H x 9 ½ W, Albany Institute of History & Art Library, Main Photo Collection, DI 941

Thursday, March 26 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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