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Drink like it's 1699: A Folger Institute Mixology and Trivia Night

Four cocktails set on decorative plates on a table, with green and pink and white walls in the background

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Dates Fri, Sep 22, 2023, 7pm

Tickets $20

Each ticket includes one specialty Mixology cocktail or mocktail, with others available for purchase.

713 8th St SE,
Washington, DC 20003

Doors open at 6pm. For weekday events at Crazy Aunt Helen’s there is a $15 food and beverage minimum per person in addition to the ticket price. An auto-gratuity is applied to all event checks.

Folger Institute’s “Mixology” series is coming to Crazy Aunt Helen’s! We’ll be drinking like it’s 1699 with cocktails inspired by 17th-century recipes, along with a night of trivia and prizes. So, put on your wigs, lace up your stays, and join us at this Barracks Row restaurant for some truly uncommon libations!

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Show us your early modern knowledge (and learn a few fun facts along the way)! Trivia teams may have up to six people; bring your own team or meet new friends to form a team at the event! The first-place team will receive tickets to the Folger production of The Winter’s Tale!

About Folger Institute

The Folger Institute is a center for early modern research at the Folger Shakespeare Library that brings public audiences together with researchers to explore the cultures and legacies of the early modern world. Learn more.