1764 Twelfth Afternoon Ball at the Old Courthouse

01/04/14, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Community Event

Admission: Free.

1764 Twelfth Afternoon Ball at the Old Courthouse
• 12 pm: Dennis Stroughmatt et L’Esprit Creole concert feature popular French holiday music of the early St. Louis settlers
• 1 pm: Dancing, King Cakes and refreshments.
For the series’ final day, Deborah Hyland will once again teach the most popular dances of the mid 18th century. Food Historian Suzanne Corbett will present treats common to St. Louis dinner tables during the 1764 holiday season. King’s Cake will be also served, and the King and Queen of Mardi Gras will be crowned.


Old Courthouse
11 North Fourth Street
St. Louis, MO 63102

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