The Whiting's Anniversary Affair

  • Tue, Dec 5, 2023 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Whiting Place

    1400 Strongs Avenue
    Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481
Ticket Price $25.00-$30.00 This event is now over
Description

Join the Portage County Historical Society and Mayor Mike Wiza for an unforgettable evening inside the Whiting Hotel’s ballroom as we celebrate 100 years of one of the most iconic buildings in Stevens Point. This 1920s themed event on the 90th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition, will feature throwback beverages from Point Brewery and Great Northern Distilling, appetizers from Rockman's Catering, live music by Cassondra Lea, and a historical presentation about the Whiting Hotel and Prohibition from PCHS Executive Director John Harry. Additionally, guests will have a chance to see some of the building with tours led by Chelsey Pfiffner.

Plus, there will be a raffle for a custom made piece of 1920s inspired jewelry from Lee Ayer's Jewelers created by Thomas Dailing Designs!

All ticket buyers will also become Portage County Historical Society members, if they aren't already!

Ticket Prices: Members - $25, Non-members - $30

Thanks to our event sponsors:

Starry Night Cat Cafe - Location Sponsor

Point Brewery - Beer Sponsor

Historic Stevens Point and the Pfiffner Family - Food Sponsor

Lee Ayer's Jewelers and Thomas Dailing Designs

The City of Stevens Point

 

A special thank you to Rolly Lokre for providing access to the Whiting for this event.

Date & Time

Tue, Dec 5, 2023 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Venue Details

Whiting Place

1400 Strongs Avenue
Stevens Point, Wisconsin 54481 Whiting Place
Portage County Historical Society

The Portage County Historical Society looks to preserve and promote the history of the county through public programming, exhibits, and historic sites.