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Celebrate Local History With Costumes and Tea

This Saturday, the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society is presenting 'An Historic Adventure with Costumes.'

As part of its , the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society presents, on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 2:00 p.m.  

Costume Historian Shon LeBlanc of Valentino’s Costumes will narrate this eye-catching show. Tableaus of models will show us how Sierra Madre folks dressed through the ages. A delicious Victorian tea will accompany the fashion revue to be held at Hartzell Hall, 695 W. Sierra Madre Blvd., in Sierra Madre.

In addition to the tea and costume presentation, the Society will place a number of silent auction items up for bid. A floral arrangement, a photographic print by a local artist, and gourmet food and wine parings are just a few of the enticing silent auction offerings.

Proceeds from this unique event support a variety of educational activities.  The Society hosts several school and group visits at its museums, and . The Society also offers walking tours and historical presentations to local schools and organizations. 

Funding from the Society directly supports the Local History Collection at the . This year the Society is providing matching funds for an intern from the UCLA School of Education and Information Studies to help deliver more of its collections online.

Tickets are $40 each and are available for purchase at , , , , and the .

More information can be obtained by calling (626) 355-1389 or by visiting the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society website.

This article was contributed to Patch by the Sierra Madre Historical Preservation Society.

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