Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Dakota County Historical Society celebrating 75th anniversary with Hollywood-style swing dance

The Dakota County Historical Society is hosting a Diamond Dance in honor of its 75th anniversary this year. The event, themed "Great Movies of 1939 — The Biggest Year in Hollywood's History," will be held from 6:30–11 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068.


Swing dance lessons will be given by the University of Minnesota Ballroom Dance Club from 6:30–7:30 p.m. The Bend in the River Big Band will entertain from 8–11 p.m. Guests are invited to come dressed as their favorite characters from popular 1939 movies. Food and cocktails will be available for purchase and a prize raffle will be drawn.


Tickets are $15 if reserved before April 26, and $20 if purchased after April 26 or at the door. To purchase advance tickets, call 651-552-7548.


For more information, visit www.dakotahistory.org.

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