Speakeasy Bash

Charity event
Please note: This event has already occurred.
Woodrow Wilson may have been president when the 18th Amendment passed, but he wasn't in favor of Prohibition. In 1919, he vetoed the Volstead Act, which outlawed all alcoholic beverages stronger than one-half of 1 percent. (His veto was overridden.) We like to think that somewhere, our 28th president will be smiling on Thursday night, when his post-White House residence opens its doors for a Speakeasy Bash. Gin cocktails will flow - courtesy of D.C.'s New Columbia Distillers - while guests dance to '20s music and tour the house, including Wilson's private wine cellar. Flapper costumes are encouraged, and there will be prizes for the best 1920s outfits.