Wearing History: Opening Night Speakeasy Party

The Great Basin Costume Society walks you through Nevada’s fashionable past with a fascinating display of vintage and handmade clothing spanning 100 years. Progressing through time GBCS members showcase their historical costumes recounting tales of Nevada’s role in the Civil War, her connection to the Titanic sinking, her early approval of Women’s right to vote, and Reno’s connection to Levi Strauss. It is an exhibit that every Nevadan must experience.

Dress in your best flapper finery and bootlegger suits and celebrate the grand opening of the Wearing History: 100 Years of Fashion in Nevada clothing exhibit. With cocktail in hand, wander through handmade and vintage clothing starting with the birth of Nevada in 1864 through the modern age of 1964.

Event is FREE

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  • cheryll

    Address listed is incorrect. It is 40 Fourth Street. Right across from the Reno Events Center guys. Call me if you need to. [masked]

    July 11

  • Cassie

    I've arrived. Don't see anyone else yet.

    July 11

    • cheryll

      Ok. Be there in 20 mins

      July 11

    • Cassie

      I'm going to sit outside for a bit if you want to look for me on one of the benches in front

      July 11

  • cheryll

    Hi giys. Gotta do some things. I will probably get there around 8pm. Please leave a comment here if anyone arrives.

    July 11

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