… I Thee Wed: A Wedding Fashion & History Show

2013-07-05T00:00:00Z … I Thee Wed: A Wedding Fashion & History ShowTimes Staff nwitimes.com
July 05, 2013 12:00 am  • 

LAPORTE | The staff at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum is hosting … I Thee Wed: A Wedding Fashion and History Show at 1 p.m. Saturday in the lobby of the museum.

Models will be presenting a few examples of wedding apparel in the historical society’s collection, as well as some items from the vintage clothing collection of Sandy Gleim. Also included in the presentation will be the history and reasons behind many customs.

The grand staircase will be used for presenting the fashions of the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s. Many more wedding garments and photos are on display in the museum through August as part of the current exhibit entitled With This Ring …  A cookies-and-punch reception will be held in the meeting room following the presentation. The program is free; however, regular museum admission will apply.

The LaPorte County Historical Society Museum is at 2405 Indiana Ave., and is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call ahead for admission prices at (2190 324-6767.

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