Darien Historical Society Hosts Cocktails With Curator Of Bridal Gown Show

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This wedding dress on display at the Darien Historical Society is from 1941.
This wedding dress on display at the Darien Historical Society is from 1941. Photo Credit: Darien Historical Society

DARIEN, Conn. - The Darien Historical Society traces the evolution of wedding fashion over the ages in an exhibit called “Here Come the Brides – Grace and Elegance – 1855 to 1950.”

A cocktail reception will be held to meet the curator, Babs White, who will offer up her in-depth knowledge about the 21 wedding gowns and their owners. The reception will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Historical Society.

Tickets cost $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Additional event includes gallery talk led by the curator and a coffee and sweets reception on Wednesday, May 21, at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers.

The Darien Historical Society is located at 45 Old King's Highway. For more information, visit the website or call 203-655-9233. 

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