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Zelda’s Ball at Gadsby’s to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote

By Mary Wadland

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society‘s annual fun and fund-raising event will this year commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote. They will be turning back to the 1920s for the Ball theme. Proceeds from this event benefit Alexandria’s historic Gadsby’s Tavern Museum.

Music and entertainment will be provided by Doc Scantlin and his Palmettos Orchestra starring the dazzling Chou Chou, who will also be the DJ for a Late-Night Disco. Dining and drinking as is traditional for all of Mr. Gadsby’s events, will include sumptuous eating and drinking options including champagne, oysters and much more.

A Silent Auction will offer over 100 items and exciting experiences. The catalog will be online by March 11th with opportunities to bid early. Tickets can be purchased at

All Night Party (7:00 – 11:00) $150 per person

Disco Tickets (9:00– 11:00) $75 per person

Attire: Roaring Twenties or Black Tie Encouraged

Sponsorships (which offer many extras including group tickets and thank-you gifts) provide even more support to Gadsby’s Tavern Museum. For more information, click here or contact Ball Chair Kay Zerwick at 703-615-1659.

Mary Wadland

Mary Wadland is the Publisher and Editor in Chief of The Zebra Press, founded by her in 2010. Originally from Delray Beach, Florida, Mary is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Hollins College in Roanoke, VA and has lived and worked in the Alexandria publishing community since 1987.

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