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MeadowBrookHallNight

Meadow Brook Hall Speakeasy 2014

Posted by Lisa LaGrou March 18, 2014 Events, Local Activities

Speakeasy returns to Meadow Brook Hall Thursday, May 29, 2014 for an evening of 1920s prohibition-era fashion, jazz and bootleg beverages. The annual event is an entertaining crowd favorite as patrons dress in the fashion of the 1920s to celebrate the evening at the luxurious Meadow Brook Hall Mansion. In keeping with the speakeasy tradition, guests will also have the opportunity to take their chances at the roulette wheel.

A mini exhibit from the archives of Meadow Brook Hall will be on display that evening. Guests will also have an opportunity to learn about prohibition in Michigan and how it affected different levels of society including the Dodge-Wilson family.

The Speakeasy evening begins at 7pm and runs until 10pm. Tickets are $65 per person and include dinner, drinks and entertainment. Reservations are required. The secret entrance and password will be revealed when you call 248-364-6263 to make your reservation. For more information on upcoming events at Meadow Brook Hall, visit the Meadow Brook Hall website. The majority of Meadow Brook Speakeasy party-goer guests dressed up in their 1920s garb – Flapper girl dresses and Zoot suits for the guys!

Meadow Brook Hall is the historic home built by one of the automotive aristocracy’s most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of auto pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, Alfred Wilson. Constructed between 1926 and 1929, Meadow Brook Hall represents one of the finest examples of Tudor-revival architecture in America, and is especially renowned for its superb craftsmanship, architectural detailing and grand scale of 88,000 square-feet. It was the center of a country estate that included 1,500 acres, numerous farm buildings, recreational facilities, several residences and formal gardens.

Meadow Brook Hall
480 South Adams Road
Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 364-6263

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