2251536330044785100S425x425Q85Toronto celebrates the spirit of its inter-war period restoration with a fabulous Twenties-themed event, Putting on the Ritz. Guests will have a real taste of the inter-war period, plus there will be Charleston dancing, food and entertainment to bring out your inner flapper.

On 30 January the City of Toronto and Spadina Museum will proudly present Putting on the Ritz with the Twenties, a special event to offer guests a taste of the period between the first and second world wars. The historic house will be opening its doors to the public during its restoration for one night only to offer guests an intimate evening of dancing, food, entertainment and a chance to enjoy Spadina Museum in a way never before experienced by the public.

As part of the fun, professional dance instructors will be on hand to teach dancers the Charleston and help bring out everyone’s “inner flapper and sheik”. Jazzy songs reminiscent of the roaring Twenties will fill the rooms currently closed to the public. Guests will be able to sit and relax in the open spaces with canapés and cocktails reminiscent of a bygone but richly remembered era, while taking in the timeless elegance that is the Spadina Museum.

101_0109Date: Saturday, January 30
Time: 7 – 10 p.m.
Location: Spadina Museum, 285 Spadina Rd
Admission Price: $10 plus applicable taxes (Admission includes appetizers). Cash bar.
Tickets: 416-392-6910 (Spadina Museum’s general voice mail) or email spadina@toronto.ca.

Dress code: Vintage Twenties is strongly encouraged for the event but is not mandatory. Prizes will be awarded for best individual costume, best couple and best celebrity impression.