Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Evening Gala "Hats off to Historic Preservation" 9/29/12 5:30 to 7:30 PM

Briggs-McDermott House
From website of Bourne Historical Society
Join preservation minded folks at an evening gala to be held on Saturday, September 29th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Briggs-McDermott House, 22 Sandwich Road, Bourne Village.

The Briggs-McDermott House is on the National Register of Historic Places.  This Greek Revival-style house has been restored and furnished to reflect the period from 1840 to 1910.  The ceiling of the music room was painted in 1890 by famed marine artist and Bourne resident Charles Raleigh.

Eighteen models mingling with guests will be wearing vintage hats from the collection of the late Letitia Coppi of Sagamore.

Fine wines, craft beers and hors d'oeuvres included.  Music will be provided by the members of the Cape Cod Conservatory.

Tickets, $25 each, are limited and must be reserved in advance.

Early reservations are recommended:  508-563-6245 or 508-274-3440.

Sponsors of this event include Cisco Brewers of Nantucket, Portside Liquors of Pocasset and Cape Cod Five Bank Charitable Foundation Trust.

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