Vodka stars in Lightner mixology class

Posted on August 29, 2017 by emalone in Active Lifestyles, Art, Baby Boomers, Blog, Boomer and Senior Resources, BSR, Community Resources, Eldercare Resources, Entertainment, Environment, Events for Women, History Events, Hobbies, Independent Living, Local Events, Tourism

Vodka, some its history and how it is made, as well as its great adaptability to many different flavors will be presented Aug. 31, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Summer Mixology class offered at the Lightner Museum,  pool area, 75 King St., St. Augustine.

Explore the social and cultural history of one of America’s most enduring icons: the Cocktail Hour. Admission: $45 per person.  To purchase tickets, visit—vodka/.

Learn how to make   fancy cocktails at home, using unique but accessible ingredients and how to pair these drinks with food. Guests can enjoy hand-crafted cocktails and sample food pairings while learning more about  changes that occurred as England and America moved into the 20th century. Reintroduce yourself to the art of entertaining while also appreciating its origins.

The Lightner Summer Mixology Series is a complement to the upcoming “Dressing Downton” exhibit, opening Oct. 4, which will highlight the significant social impact of the development of the cocktail during the Gilded Era and into the Edwardian era, when the “Downton Abbey” series begins.