Flappers And Fedoras: Museum Center At 5ive Points Hosts Annual Gala

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The Museum Center at 5ive Points’ annual gala will be held on Friday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. This year’s black-tie event, “Flappers and Fedoras,” will bring the Golden Age of the roaring 20’s to life, complete with live music and food. Tickets are available by calling 423 339-5745. Proceeds benefit the Museum’s exhibits and programming.

“The Flappers and Fedoras Gala will be an evening of celebration and fun as we come together to support the unique work being done here at our community’s museum,” said Executive Director Hassan Najjar.

The annual gala will honor the George R. Johnson Foundation and family and will feature cocktails, dinner, a live auction and music from the Dexter Thomas Band. Black tie or period attire is requested.

The Museum Center at 5ive Points tells the story of the Ocoee region through compelling exhibitions and dynamic educational programming that promotes history, culture, and preservation. The Museum Store features arts, crafts, and books from select artists, craftsman, and authors from within a 200-mile radius. Hours are Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The museum is closed Sunday, Monday, and on select holidays. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under 5. Members of the Museum receive free admission. Group rates are available and the Museum’s facilities can be rented year-round for weddings and special events.

For further information call 423 339-5745, or visit www.museumcenter.org.

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