The Hackley and Hume Historic Site is hosting “An Evening with the Hackleys” on September 11 from 6-9 p.m.
Come party like it’s 1899 at the Historic Site at 484 W. Webster Ave in Muskegon. “An Evening with the Hackleys” will start with fifteen-minute tours of the Hackley and Hume homes and will showcase traditions of parties in the 1800s. Tours will be followed by dinner in the courtyard at 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be created from the menus of parties hosted by the Hackleys during the Victorian Era.
“This is certain to be a unique event and experience for those who are passionate about history,” says Historic Site Director Erin Schmitz. “We want people to feel like they are being transported through time, back to the era of Charles and Julia Hackley, having a dinner party like they would have had in the late 1800s. We are excited to use the menus from their actual parties and bring a little bit of bygone time to current-day Muskegon. We think this will be unlike any other party people have been to before.”
Tickets for the semi-formal “An Evening with the Hackleys” are being sold by the table for a minimum donation of $1,000. This includes a tour of the houses, dinner for six guests, and three drink tickets per guest. Individual tickets will not be sold for this event.
Please call to reserve one of the remaining tables for this exclusive event. Guests will have the option to pay by credit card or be invoiced later. Contact Graciela at 231-724-5522.
For more information about the Hackley and Hume Historic Site, visit lakeshoremuseum.org/hackley-hume-historic-site/.