2013-06-06 / Lifestyles

Women’s Club prepares for Victorian tea, show


Courtesy photo Above, two women dressed in Victorian era clothing are shown. The GFWC Manistique is hosting a Victorian Tea and Fashion Show. Courtesy photo Above, two women dressed in Victorian era clothing are shown. The GFWC Manistique is hosting a Victorian Tea and Fashion Show. MANISTIQUE – The GFWC Manistique is hosting a “Victorian Tea and Fashion Show”. The event will take place on June 9 at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at the Comfort Inn in Manistique.

Pamela Yockey, of Canton, will present the show, which includes designs from 1800-1920.

Yockey, who has 15 years experience, restores and conserves gowns and has inventoried clothing collections at Plymouth Historical Museum and Greenmead Historical Park, as well as her own collection of over 400 gowns.

Tickets for the 1 p.m. show “Clothes America” are $15 and include tea luncheon and a fashion show of gowns modeled by local club members.

Tickets for the 3:30 p.m. show are $7. Only 30 seats are available for the 3:30 event. This is a showonly presentation and will feature “My Aunties Scanties” and will be modeled by Yockey.

Tickets are available at Suzy’s Shadow Box in Manistique or by calling (906) 341-6701. They must be purchased by 4 p.m. on June 8.

Proceeds will benefit the “Living Waters Memorial Fountain”.

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