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Old Barracks transformed into tavern for an evening of colonial festivities

Leave your 21st century troubles behind and spend an evening in a colonial tavern at the Old Barracks Museum’s Tavern Night Fundraiser on Friday, September 13th, from 7:00 to 10:00pm.

Live music, food, and drink, set the scene of an evening in 18th century Trenton, when King George II still ruled and the tavern was the center of town. 
The Old Barracks Museum will transform into a colonial tavern filled with music, drinks, games, and candlelight.

Dance Master Sue Dupre will provide dance instruction for those who wish to dance but do not yet know the steps.

John Burkhalter, of The Practitioners of Musick, accompanied by Russell Hoffman, will perform music of the 18th century on period instruments.

Period dress is neither required nor discouraged and you will find many people from the past and present mingling together.

Hors d’oeuvres and an open bar of wine and beer will be provided throughout the evening.

Bid on a wide range of items in the Silent Auction, including an original painting by James Doherty, four tickets to a NY Jets game, and many more prizes donated by local businesses.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.barracks.org. Ticket prices are as follows: $60, or $50 for Old Barracks Museum members. No one under 21 is permitted.

More information can be found at www.barracks.org or 609-396-1776.
All proceeds from this fundraiser support educational programming for more than 10,000 New Jersey students through the innovative ‘Meet the Past’ field trips.

PHOTO CAP: A scene from Tavern Night 2018.