Join the Bartholomew County Historical Society for Bowties, Bustles & Bonnets on April 5th, at 6 p.m. at our new facility, the Haw Creek Heritage Center (111 Aiken Street, Hope, Indiana) for 170 years of fashion trends. From powdered wigs to wing tips and sleeve-puffs to shoulder pads, see how technology and social folkways are reflected in style and design throughout the decades in women’s, men’s, and children’s clothing. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres from historic recipes will be served while you discover high fashion from 1776-1946. Reservations are required and tickets can be purchased at the Bartholomew County History Center at 524 Third Street in Columbus, the Hope-Star Journal at 645 Harrison Street in Hope, at the Yellow Trail Museum at 644 Main Street in Hope. Tickets will become available in March and are $20 for the public, $15 for members, and $5 for children (21 years or under). Group ticket pricing is available.
In conjunction with Hope’s Civil War Days and the Haw Creek Heritage Center’s Open House, a free preview of the show at 1 p.m. at the town square in Hope. Rain location will be at the library annex.