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Mayhem in Matawan: The Prohibition Years

June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 pm

Did you know Prohibition played an exciting part in Matawan’s history? Join the Matawan Historical Society for some intriguing and fun events highlighting Prohibition-Era Matawan.

WALKING TOURS

The tours will begin with a short orientation at Burrowes Mansion. Then we will continue with a walk through town with more stories about Prohibition in Matawan. The entire tour will include 17 locations covering approximately 1.8 miles (round-trip ) and last about 90 minutes.

The tours will be held rain or shine! In the event of severe weather, the tour(s) will be canceled.

All sales are final. No refunds. No exceptions. This event is being held as a charity fundraiser. All of our participants are volunteers and all proceeds benefit the Matawan Historical Society.

TOURS:
Friday, June 2
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
$15.00

Saturday, June 3
11:00 am – 12:30 pm
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
$15.00

NOTES:
• All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
• Tickets will NOT be available at the event.
• No ticket exchanges. Please be sure you can attend the tour you are purchasing.
• Tickets are strictly limited. Once a tour sells out, no additional tickets will be available for that tour.
• No pets are permitted on the tours.
• Doors open 30 minutes prior to each scheduled tour.
• Please dress appropriately for the weather. We also recommend comfortable walking shoes.

BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayhem-in-matawan-the-prohibition-years-walking-tours-tickets-34346472223

 

MOONSHINERS, BOOTLEGGERS, & RUMRUNNERS: The Play

Saturday, June 3
2:00 pm
FREE

Location: Lake Lefferts recreation area
(Rain location: Matawan Community Center on Broad Street; doors open at 1:00 pm)

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to sit on the lawn for this journey back in time to Matawan’s Roaring ’20s! This play, written and directed by Town Historian, Al Savolaine, will introduce you to some real Matawan townspeople who will guide you through the crime wave that sprung up as a result of Prohibition.

Parking: There is a small lot across the street from the recreation area. There is additional parking available at the Bank of America on Main Street.

 

SPEAKEASY AT MALONEY’S PUB & GRILL

Saturday, June 3
11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Address: 119 Main Street, Matawan

Print out this card to receive a special Speakeasy drink and menu options at Maloney’s Pub & Grill!

 

Sponsors

We couldn’t put together an event like this without the generous support of our sponsors. The Mayhem in Matawan event has been sponsored by


 

Details

Start:
June 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
End:
June 3, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mayhem-in-matawan-the-prohibition-years-walking-tours-tickets-34346472223

Organizer

Matawan Historical Society
Website:
http://matawanhistoricalsociety.org/

Venue

Burrowes Mansion Museum
94 Main Street
Matawan, NJ 07747 United States
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Website:
http://burrowesmansion.org/