We are in the midst of the 150th anniversary
(Sesquicentennial) of the Civil War or War Between The States and have an
educational and social "diversion" planned that all will enjoy!
Please plan to join us for
recreation of a formal Civil War era Ball commemorating the pivotal year
of 1864 through recorded period music, historic style dances and military and civilian portrayals of both The
North and South. A grand
family-friendly evening awaits with Hoopskirted Ballgowns & Martial Uniforms,
Belles of the Ball & Gallant Beaux too, lively dancing and grand historic
ambience ... all at We Make History's 13th Annual Civil War Ball!
Our theme will be the year 1864, a year
punctuated by such epic contests as the Battles of The Wilderness,
Spotsyvania, Cold Harbor and the Siege of Atlanta. We will
teach and utilize simple historic dances popular with Americans of the
period. Light refreshments will be served. History will be in the making and
important despatches could arrive at any time!
Presentation of the Ladies:
Young ladies will be presented to the grand
assembly at the Civil War Ball - honoured, applauded and promenaded by brave men in
let us know quickly
by email if you are interested in
being presented at our 14th Annual Civil War Ball! There are only a limited
number of spots available. An honest attempt at Historic style attire of the Civil War era is
On the evening of Saturday, February 8th guests shall be welcome at 6:30 for social
time and photography. The Ball shall commence at 7 and end
We have secured the use of a spacious facility in Mesa, Arizona which we
have used often before. The Fitch Center is at the exact northeast corner of
Center St. & 2nd Ave. and is convenient to both the 101 and the US60.
What to Wear: If possible,
dress for the Civil War Ball as per circa 1861-1865. Alternately, nice modern
clothing such as evening wear, business attire or "dressy casual" is welcome.
in the Civil War Ball is open to well mannered persons of grace and respect.
Young people ages 8 and up are welcome to attend this Ball if their parents
deem them to be of suitable maturity. It is expected that all attending
shall read, agree to and abide by our
House Standards. Perusal of our
Etiquette & Expectations
page is recommended as well.
Passes to the Civil War Ball
are offering a half-price advance special of
only $12.50 each per pass through February 5th to participate in this
evening of history, dance, gallantry and grace!
passes will be available at the event at $25 each for all.
Please send your check with a
self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
We Make History P.O. Box 1776
Queen Creek, Arizona 85142
Alternately you may use your credit card
and use the link below to pay via Pay Pal.
Please note that when using PayPal
there is a $1 per pass fee to help cover PayPal expenses.
The 150th Anniversary - You could be
part of it!
A number of We Make History folks hope
to be traveling to beautiful Virginia this May as
we have been invited to represent soldiers and civilians at the 150th anniversary reenactment of
the Battles of Wilderness and Spotsylvania. Afterwards we expect to visit Williamsburg,
and other historic locations together. Please
if interested in
This page ©2013-2014 We Make History.
All Rights Reserved.
No copying or
distribution of photos, text or any content without express written