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CGW Event: Tea & Skate

Saturday, January 9, 2016, 2 pm for tea & 5 pm for ice skating What could be better than to get dressed up in a costume of any era and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in the beautiful 1923 Biltmore Hotel with your fellow costumers? Rendezvous Court is adorned with Moorish carved wood ceilings, gold-leaf accents and angelic themes. From its rose marble fountain to the enormous bronze Baroque stairwell, you can’t help but delight in its elegant two-story lounge. Afterwards...

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CGW Goes to the Messiah Sing Along

Come join us (in Georgian/Baroque/Federal/Regency Era costume, if possible, but not required) for the Yorba Linda Arts Alliance & the Handel Society’s 12th Annual Handel’s Messiah Sing Along at the Richard Nixon Library on Thanksgiving Weekend. This is a Family Friendly Event! They love to have us each year and look forward to seeing us in costume. The live choir and orchestra lead and allow the audience to join in on specific pieces. Audience members may bring their own...

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CGW Goes to the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration

Join CGW in Victorian Costume (or modern clothes) to kick off the  holiday season in grand style at the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. As a special treat, Queen Victoria and St. Nick will be...

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CGW Events Survey

You can help pick which events CGW will do in the next couple of years! Take our quick survey to tell us which workshops, events, lectures, and eras interest you the most.

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CGW Event: Fashion Show and Annual Meeting

Click here for more information! More information on the CGW 2015 Election.

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