History Happy Hour distills American history through cocktails, while also providing attendees a hands-on class on the art of cocktail making. Led by Jim Hewes, a venerable mixologist and legendary bartender at The Willard’s iconic Round Robin Bar for over thirty years, and featuring rotating historians, authors, and journalists, History Happy Hour offers a mixology lesson “straight up” with history “served long”, a perfect pairing for cocktail aficionados and history buffs.
This month, History Happy Hour in partnership the International Spy Museum celebrates Women's History Month with a special program. Spend an evening enjoying cocktails and hear the untold stories & harrowing accounts of history’s most famous female spies with Amanda Ohlke, SPY's Adult Education Director!
From the covert intelligence operations of female agents during the Civil War, including Antonia Ford, Mary Bowser, Elizabeth Van Lew, Rose O’Neal Greenhow and Harriet Tubman, to WWI femme fatale Mata Hari, to American-chef Julia Child, Josephine Baker, Betty Pack and Virginia Hall during World War 2, to the female analyst who worked to capture Osama Bin Laden, History Happy Hour: Sisterhood of Spies examines the incredible history of the some of the most notable women in espionage.
Tickets: $49 per person (21 yrs +) Admission includes (3) cocktails and light appetizers. Tickets are required for this event.
Location: The Willard InterContinental | The Willard Room |1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW| Washington, DC 20004