DEADLINE NOTICE
ON-LINE & MAIL-IN REGISTRATION THROUGH FEBRUARY 9, 2019
Come and enjoy a wonderful day of friendship, great music, fine food and finer spirits with our comrades both Blue & Gray

We invite you to spend the day attending the Ball:

Dinner – Dance – Dessert  $41 per person

Conferences Only:  $10 each

Conferences can be attended without registering for the Ball

 Options are available on the Registration tab

Review the intriguing Conference Topics and read the diversified biographies of our talented, historians under the 

Presenters Tab (Arrow under “Conferences” on Menu)

Conference Topics & Presenter Schedule Listed Below

Conferences can be attended without registering for the Ball

Important Announcement from McKinley Grand Hotel

 At the present time hotel rooms must be booked through the hotel directly by calling 330-454-5000.
The hotel's web site booking engine is down and being replaced.  Third party booking sites Travelocity, Expedia, Priceline, etc.,will not work.  The room rate is $79 and this is the best rate available.
 Please make a note when you arrive at McKinley Grand Hotel for Guest Registration:
        Friday Evening Arrival:   Please call Holly 330-720-8093 or David 419-203-3518           
Saturday Arrival:   8:30 am - 5:00 pm  Call Ted 330-810-2784

conferences

rack card 2019

Ball Schedule

Menu

Salad and Sides will be the same for all Entrees

  •       Traditional Side Salad with lettuce, cucumber, tomato, red onion and croutons

 Ranch and Italian Dressings

·         Warm Fresh Baked Banquet Rolls with Butter

·         Traditional Mashed Potatoes (milk, butter, and garlic)

·         Honey Glazed Baby Carrots

Entrée (Choose One)

 Chicken Florentine stuffed with cream cheese & spinach.

Filet of Cod with buttered golden baked Ritz crust.

Tender Beef Short Ribs simmered & coated w/House BBQ.

Dessert

·         White cake with raspberry filling

·         Chocolate cake with chocolate decadent filling

·         Coffee Station   

$10.00 each conference 

 Conference fees help offset the Ball expenses

Complimentary Jackson Conference Room 

Ladies may use this as a dressing room and later the musicians will store their instruments overnight.

Presidential Hallway with Vendors (Sutlers)

Vendors are welcome to bring their table lamps and floor lamps for additional lighting

Extant Collection of Civil War Garments by Heather Hook will be displayed in the Lobby throughout the Day.  No Conference

Amazon Dry Goods

Antique Books & Miscellaneous Hand Crafts by Janet Fortino

Elizabeth Ann II by Patti Roosa

Victorian Needle by Kristen Mrozek

Octagon Ladies Repository Hair Styling

Octagon Ladies Repository Apparel and Accessories

Jewelry for Reenactors

Attire

Gentlemen: 1860s Period Military Uniforms, 1860s Evening Formal Wear or Modern Formal Wear

Ladies: 1860s Ball Gowns or Modest, Modern Evening Formal Wear

Musicians

73rd OVI Brass Band for Dancing 

Federal Rebels for Entertainment

Free Dance Practice

4:30 pm in Ballroom

Photography Sitting

Michael Rhodes Photographer will be available throughout the day.  Appointment preferred.

Ball Gown Seamstresses

Sara Crow

Octagon Ladies Repository

CivilWarLady.net by Joy Melcher

Erin’s Sewing Creations 

Patti Roosa

330-356-0904

330-855-4251

712-310-9383

erinseidl@gmail.com

330-671–6637

Registration

$41 Per Person

ON-LINE & MAIL-IN REGISTRATION THROUGH FEBRUARY 9, 2019

Price Includes Dinner, Dance, Dessert and Tax

Conferences  $10 each   

Conferences can be attended without attending the Ball