Civil War Grand BallsTM

2014 - 2016

Hold These Dates in Your Social Calendar!

~2014~










October 17 -19, 2014

Belle of Louisville Riverboat 100 Year Birthday Celebration

Louisville, Kentucky

Slated to be the Social Event of the 2014 Season!

In Exclusive Cooperation with the Belle's 100 Celebration Committee


                      1.  Lunch Cruise on the River Boat Spirit of Peoria, remaining as passengers on board

                            as she races the Celebration Belle during the Great River Boat Race

                      2.  Steamboats a-Comin' Civil War Grand Ball  held in the spectacular ballroom of The Historic Henry Clay

                      3.  Parade Cruise aboard the Belle of Louisville as she leads her Birthday Parade of Nine Historic Riverboats

                      4.  Touring of River Boats, Parlour Games on the Green and other Festivities

                      5.  Moonlight Dinner Cruise aboard the Riverboat Belle of Cincinnati followed by Fireworks

                           on the River in Celebration of the Belle of Louisville's 100th Birthday

1850s - 1860s Attire Required

Please click on the Steamboats a-Comin'  tab above for detailed information and registration

 

~2015~












March 21, 2015

Civil War Tartan Ball

St. Louis, Missouri

 Limited Tickets for this Unique Venue

Held in one of St. Louis' Most Beautiful Private Victorian Mansions

1850's - 1860s Attire Required


                        1.  We will have exclusive use of a private Victorian Mansion

                        2.  Second Floor is the most Elegant Private Victorian Ballroom in St. Louis

                        3.  Etiquette and Dance Instruction Workshops

                        4.  14 newly introduced Civil War documented dances that have Celtic roots

                        5.   Music by Celtic Harpist during the formal dinner prepared by Private Chef

                        6.  Bagpipers and Highland Dancers

                        7.  Robert Burns' Scottish  Love Poetry Read by Mr. James Duffy, native of Dunfermline, Scotland

Ball $45.00 ~or~ Ball with 4 Course Dinner TBA

This will be a Tartan Ball in Remembrance of the Soldiers of Celtic Heritage Who Fought in the Civil War

Guests are asked to coordinate Tartan/Plaid into their Attire

(e.g. Ladies might use tartan ribbons in headpieces or on gowns; Gentlemen might wear a tartan cravat or waistcoat)

Check Back! Detailed Information and Registration Instructions will be Posted  by May 2014













HOLD THE DATE FOR THE SOCIAL EVENT OF 2015!

As a fond farewell to the 150th Commemorative Years


October  24, 2015

2nd National Fancy Dress Grand Ball

(an 1860's Full Masquerade)

Louisville, Kentucky

To Be Held in the Grand Ballroom at the Historic Henry Clay

Research, Fashion Plates and Quotes will be Provided to Help You as You Re-create 1860's Fancy Dress

  • Pinterest:  See Alessandra Hamilton's Excellent Board 'Fancy Dress'
  • 1850's - 1860's Fancy Dress Attire Required
Check Back!  Detailed Information and Registration Information will be posted by October 2014


~2016~












February 20, 2016

Washington's Birthday Ball

St. Louis, Missouri

To be Held in One of St. Louis' Most Beautiful Private Victorian Mansions

1850s - 1860s Attire Required

                                            1.  We will have exclusive use of a private Victorian Mansion

                                            2.  Second Floor is the most Elegant Private Victorian Ballroom in St. Louis

                                            3.  Etiquette and Dance Instruction Workshops

                                            4.  Formal dinner prepared by a French Chef

Ball $45.00 ~or~ Ball with 4 Course Dinner TBA

Check Back!  Detailed Information and Registration Instructions will be Posted by February 2015










December 10, 2016

Christmas Grand Ball

Louisville, Kentucky

To be Held in the Grand Ballroom at The Historic Henry Clay

1850s - 1860s Attire Required

Check Back! Detailed Information and Registration Instructions will be Posted by December 2015