Closing event

Celebrate at our Roaring Twenties Closing Event featuringA Drinkable Feast: A Cocktail Companion to 1920s Paris by Philip Greene

In the Prohibition era, American cocktail enthusiasts flocked to the one place that would have them–Paris. In this sweeping look at the City of Light, cocktail historian Philip Greene follows notable American ex-pats who made themselves at home in Parisian cafes and bars, from Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein to Picasso, Coco Chanel, and Cole Porter. Greene introduces more than 50 cocktails, reveals who was imbibing them, and teaches how to make them yourself from the original recipes.

Raise a glass (cocktails will be served!), enjoy the Lost Generation in 1920s Paris and the cocktails they loved, and celebrate the 2018 Festival with us!

Saturday, October 13th, 5:00 p.m.
St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 70 Maple Avenue

Tickets are $20, available online or at the Information Tent on the Vail Lawn.
Day-of tickets may be available at the door.

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In the Prohibition era, American cocktail enthusiasts flocked to the one place that would have them—Paris. In this sweeping look at the City of Light, cocktail historian Philip Greene follows the notable American ex-pats who made themselves at home in Parisian cafes and bars, from Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein to Picasso, Coco Chanel, Cole Porter, and many more. A Drinkable Feast reveals the history of more than 50 cocktails: who was imbibing them, where they were made popular, and how to make them yourself from the original recipes of nearly a century ago. Filled with anecdotes and photos of the major players of the day, you’ll feel as if you were there yourself, walking down the boulevards with the Lost Generation.

Philip Greene is an attorney, writer, and cocktail historian. He is one of the founders of the Museum of the American Cocktail in New Orleans and has presented at events such as Tales of the Cocktail, the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, San Antonio Cocktail Conference, Arizona Cocktail Week, Miami Rum Renaissance, the International Rum Festival, and many others. He has also presented multiple times for Smithsonian Associates in Washington, D.C. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three daughters.

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