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CGW Event: Titanic Tour & White Star Line Tea

Tickets now available: (Ticket sales will end October 29, or when seating for the tea is full. Limited space is available!) Click here to buy tickets Join CGW on a tour of the Ronald Reagan Library’s Titanic exhibit. Titanic at the Reagan Library is a fascinating look at Titanic, combining real artifacts with the real stories of the people onboard the ill-fated ship. This new exhibit tells the story of the unsinkable ship in a way no museum has done before. Artifacts from passengers,...

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CGW Workshop: Teens Slip

This is the third workshop in the CGW Teens Series! At the end of the day, you should have a mostly-completed slip to wear under 1909-1916-style dresses. This will be your foundation for Late Edwardian clothing, including events  for Titanic, season 1 of Downton Abbey, Early Automobile (Model T), and Doctor Zhivago. We will be constructing a pattern custom-drafted by Natalie Meyer. This workshop will be limited to 7 students. Date/Time: Saturday, February 18, 2017, time 10am...

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CGW Annual Meeting & Fashion Show

CGW Annual Meeting & Fashion Show Saturday, October 1, 2016 Meeting starts at 11:00am for lunch and an hour of socializing before we move on to the business of the Guild. Location: International City Masonic Lodge, 5515 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Long Beach, CA  90804. This is a link to the Google Map so people can get directions from their location. Tickets: Free! It is important that each person attending acquire a ticket, so that we may have the correct amount of food and...

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Scholarship application form opens July 1.

The scholarship application form will be open from July 1 – September 30. Apply here.

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Talk Like a Pirate!

Since International Talk Like a Pirate Day is Sept 19, let’s do our own Pirate Themed event! Time to show off those Pirate outfits at Pirate’s Dinner Adventure ! Guests will enjoy an astonishing display of special effects, aerial artistry, swashbuckling swordplay and dynamic duels while enjoying a delicious, four-course feast, fit for a Pirate King! The action is set aboard an 18th Century Spanish galleon adrift in a 250, 000- gallon lagoon. Our talented crew makes this show...

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