Drink Your History

  • Alexander Majors House Museum and Barn

    8201 State Line Road
    Kansas City, Missouri 64114
Ticket Price $100.00 Buy Tickets
Description

History is brimming with stories of and influenced by alcohol. During the 2024 season of Drink Your History, Wornall/Majors is exploring four more historic topics through the lens of libations. Each event includes a brief presentation, plus three to four thematic tasting cups or mixed drinks. Tickets are $30 each or $100 for the whole series (A $30 savings!). 

 

Drink Your History – Bee’s Brews 

March 22 at 5:30 p.m.  

Honey has been used to make mead for over 8,000 years. It is now a frequent ingredient in cocktails, whiskey, gin, and more. Bees, through pollination, are essential to creating cider, wine, and brandy. Learn about the crucial role bees play in creating alcohol while enjoying the fruits of their labors. 

 

Drink Your History – Buds and Suds 

June 22 at 2:30 p.m.  

In the colonial era, beer was considered safer than water. Now, it is a $114 billion industry in the United States. Learn about the rise of beer in the United States while enjoying brews from local distilleries. This event will take place on the Wornall House Museum grounds and feature live music. 

 

Drink Your History – Birth of Celebrity  

September 27 at 5:30 p.m.  

Buffalo Bill Cody was one of the first influencers. Alexander Majors rose to fame as one of the founders of the mythical Pony Express. Uncover the history of celebrity in the United States on Alexander’s property while trying liquors created by several modern stars.  

 

Drink Your History – Wine Wonderland  

December 13 at 5:30 p.m.  

Wine is intertwined with history. Delve into the narratives of the world’s oldest alcohol while trying a few varieties. You are sure to leave with several facts to impress at that upcoming holiday party.  

 

Venue Details

Alexander Majors House Museum and Barn

8201 State Line Road
Kansas City, Missouri 64114 Alexander Majors House Museum and Barn