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Tickets on Sale Now! The Smyrna Speakeasy – November 7, 2015
Guys and Dolls, dust off your glad rags and 20’s attire!
It’s sure to be the Cat’s Meow!
Join us as we celebrate Smyrna & Clayton during the 1920’s at the Painted Stave!
The Smyrna Speakeasy will feature a night of local history, distillery tours, prohibition talks, classic cars, local food by Main Street Market, music and libations!
Along with spirits from Painted Stave Distilling,
Harvest Ridge Winery will be pouring juice and
Blue Early Brewing will be on hand with their giggle water
Drink tickets available for purchase the night of the soiree.
This fun night will officially kick off our new long term exhibit at the Smyrna Museum:“Smyrna-Clayton Culture, Life in the Early 20th Century”
Ticket purchase includes a 1 year membership with the Duck Creek Historical Society and exclusive member-only events!
Ticket costs are tax deductible.
Tickets are on sale at the Smyrna Museum on Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm or from: http://smyrnaspeakeasy.eventbrite.com
A *HUGE* thank you to our local friends for their support and help in sharing this great event:
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Now Seeking Local Loans for Exhibit!
Our new summer exhibits are starting to come together and we are currently seeking loan items for display with Clayton significance and/or any items linked to life in Smyrna & Clayton during the 1910’s and 1920’s. These could be letters, photographs, business promotional items, cannery labels, or even oral histories. All items will be returned at the conclusion of the exhibit. Message us or stop into the Museum for more information! Please share this post with your local friends and help us spread the word!
We are currently seeking items related to the Town of Clayton prior to 1930.
Please contact us if you have any items to be loaned into this exhibit.
We are excited to announce that our next big exhibit will feature life and culture in Smyrna and Clayton from the turn of the twentieth century through 1920. We are looking for local items from that time period to add into our display. Photographs, clothing, books, letters from WWI, sheet music, etc. If you have any items available for loan, please contact us at the Smyrna Museum. 302.653.1320.
Our “Civil War in Smyrna” exhibit will run through May 2015 to coincide with all of the great Civil War events happening around the State as we wind down our Sesquicentennial program.
As always, our exhibits and tours are free to the public and family friendly! We are open Saturdays from 10 am – 1 pm.
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a wonderful night in historic downtown Smyrna!
We had a very successful fundraiser for our Smyrna Museum thanks to our friends at Delmarva Historic Haunts, our local volunteers, and our many excited guests!
Stay tuned for updates on next year’s event at the Smyrna Museum and be sure to check out their other events in Delaware:
Have you ever wanted to be a ghost hunter??
Ever wondered how paranormal investigations work?
This is your chance to become part of the team!
Delmarva Historic Haunts, Inc., a history friendly paranormal group based in Milford, will be conducting haunted tours and paranormal investigations in Smyrna on September 13! They want you to be part of their investigation!
Come along as they investigate the Smyrna Museum the Plank House, the Delaware House and the Presley Spruance House. Tours are offered at 7:30 and 10:30 pm. All groups will begin and end at the Smyrna Museum. (11 South Main Street Smyrna, Delaware 19977)
Tickets are $25 per person (children 13 and older only). All sales benefit the Duck Creek Historical Society, our local non-profit organization that oversees and staffs the always free Smyrna Museum.
Advanced Payment and Registration is Required
Contact us today to secure your space! 302.653.1320