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Old Trenton Barracks: Tavern Night

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Tavern Night
Friday, September 15, 2017 7pm-10pm

The Old Barracks Tavern Night is a celebration of 18th Century Colonial American History.

Enjoy savory hors-d'oeuvres and an open beer and wine bar while immersing yourself in an 18th century tavern.

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Share drinks, play card games and gamble with wooden nickels, and learn dance steps to the most popular songs with ladies and gentlemen from the period as well as modern guests. 

Dance Master Sue Dupre will provide dance instruction for those who wish to dance but do not yet know the steps while John Burkhalter of The Practitioners of Musick performs on period instruments music heard in 18th century America ​accompanied by Russell Hoffman.



Period dress is neither required nor discouraged! 

Bid on a wide range of items in our Silent Auction donated by local businesses, including:

4 tickets + parking to the NY Jets vs. Jacksonville Jaguars game on 10/1/17

4 Park Hopper passes to Walt Disney World

Dinner for 2 at Mediterra in Princeton, NJ

​Golf Foursome and 2 Cart Rentals at Trenton Country Club

Family Membership to Morven Museum

Tickets to Princeton ProMusica's "Joy to the World" performance on 12/10/17

Passes to the Museum of the American Revolution

Dance lessons at Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Gift certificates to many local restaurants

​Any many more items!

​Period dress is neither required nor discouraged!
This fundraiser supports educational programming for over ​10,000 New Jersey students through our innovative 'Meet the Past' field trips.

Proudly Serving River Horse Brewing Co. Beer

No one under 21 permitted at Tavern Night.

Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Starts: 09/15/2017 at 7:00pm

Ends: 09/15/2017 at 10:00pm

Address: 101 Barrack Street

Venue: Old Trenton Barracks

City: Trenton

Zip Code: 08608

State: NJ

Phone: (609) 396-1776

Website: http://www.barracks.org/

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