Enjoy classic supper club fare, quaff some Leinenkugels, hear some history and see photos/artifacts from the Hilltop supper club strip in Houlton Wis., on the Wisconsin/Minnesota border at this Wisconsin Historical Society Taste Traditions of Wisconsin event June 15.
I'll also serve as moderator of a panel discussion with supper club owners and a documentary filmmaker whose film is forthcoming, who will talk about their love for this longstanding Wisconsin institution!
The Wisconsin Historical Museum Presents:
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Swearingen's Al-Gen Dinner Club
Register online by June 7; Cost: $20 (discount for WHS members)
Here are links to registration info on Facebook and on the WHS site.
This is a modified presentation at the Wisconsin Historical Museum in Madison in September 2010 that I gave about my research and writing on Wisconsin supper clubs for Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine published by Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts & Letters in 2009. We had a lot of fun and great food at the event, which sold out! So if you are interested in this one, register by June 7.
The Wisconsin Historical Society Museum wanted to host this event elsewhere in Wisconsin, and Rob Swearingen, who served on the panel of supper club owners at the 2010 event in Madison, suggested hosting one in his neck of the Northwoods at his Al-Gen Dinner Club, which has a long and storied history. Thanks Rob and Amy!
See you there!