Special Event to Support Marquee 1950s Exhibit
The Ohio History Center will host “Swing into the 50s” on Thursday, July 11, 2013 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. This event is a preview of the Museum’s newest exhibit 1950s: Building the American Dream, which opens to the public on July 13.
Attendees will dance the night away to the sounds of Sinatra featuring the Brian Michael Smith Orchestra, enjoy 50s-themed appetizers and cocktails, and experience a fully furnished Lustron pre-fab mid-century home. This remarkable exhibit and special event will transport you to the fantabulous 1950s.
Tickets for Swing into the 50s are $50 per person and $75 per couple until June 30. After June 30, the tickets will be $60 per person and $85 per couple. Tickets can be purchased by through the OHS on-line store at www.ohiohistory.org/1950sParty or by calling the OHS event registration line at 800.686.1541. Proceeds from the celebration will go to support the exhibit 1950s: Building the American Dream exhibit during its five-year run and related educational programming.
The 1950s: Building the American Dream exhibit is being supported with generous contributions from The Longaberger Company; The Ohio Humanities Council; The Gordon Chandler Memorial Fund of the Columbus Foundation; Columbus Truck & Equipment, Inc.; Ronald J. Ungvarsky & Susan Tomasky; Bailey Cavalieri, LLC; Carlile, Patchen & Murphy; Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter; and Rodney & Donna Wasserstrom.
Win Your Way on Board a Tall Ship
Now through June 30, Ohio residents age 18 and over have a chance to win two tickets to sail on board a tall ship in the Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial reenactment on Sept. 2nd.
Visit the Tall Ships Sweepstakes page for official rules and how to enter.