Time: July 24, 2011 at 4pm to September 18, 2011 at 9pm
Location: Pleasant Home
Street: 217 Home Ave
City/Town: Oak Park, IL
Website or Map: http://www.SteampunkChicago.c…
Event Type: music, &, arts, series
Organized By: Lrd Brn Joseph C.R. Vourteque IV
Latest Activity: Jul 26, 2011
Watch Chains & Lace is our Steampunk Tea & Music Summer Series featuring live acts, music, tea, vendors, art exhibits, DJs, socializing and tours of Pleasant Home itself the fourth Sunday of June – August, 2011.
July 24, August 28, September 18
This event is all ages!
Entry is $5
Afternoon Low Tea is an additional $5 (with purchase of entry ticket.)
Please DO BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE
Located at Pleasant Home
217 Home Ave
2 blocks from the Harlem Green Line Stop
2 blocks from the Marion St. Metro Station
Pleasant Home, also known as the John Farson House, is a national historic land mark designed and built by noted Prairie Style Architect George Maher for investment banker John Farson in 1897, and later purchased by inventor, Herbert Mills (Mill’s Novelty Company). Pleasant Home is located in the heart of Oak Park, Illinois, one the nation’s most architecturally significant villages.
Afternoon Tea 4pm – 5pm
A formal Low Tea will be served with finger food. Appropriate dress is required,
children are welcome but we ask that only those 13 and over participate in the
The finger food will be light, local & seasonal fare. Vegan and gluten free selections offered.
You must purchase your tickets in advance to attend the Tea (purchasing coming soon).
Vaudeville Performers, Musicians and DJs 5pm – 10pm
The Lonliest Monk – Baroque Pop Cabaret!
White City Rippers – Experimental Theremin Music!
Guest Artist - Joe Budka
B1g T1me – The Ultimate Tom Waits Tribute Band!
Magician Michael Burke – Comedy & Magic all in one!
Antony Ablan & The Tramps
Sanjula Vamana – Genuine sideshow!
Every Sunday features:
Live DJing by Steampunk Chicago DJs on the Fusion-O-Scope
Art Show in the parlor room
A variety of vendors
A reserved bar with cocktails, beer and wine for those 21+
Tours of Pleasant Home itself
A Victorian toy room with supervisor for the children under 13