Tuesday, February 25, 2014

History San José and Portraits of the Past to Host Reflections of Old San José – a Historic Fashion Show

San Jose, CA --- February 25, 2014 --- History San José and Portraits of the Past will present a historic fashion show on March 15 at 2 PM in the Renzel Room of the Pacific Hotel in History Park. Reflections of Old San José will benefit HSJ educational programs and showcase costuming, as well as feature local historical characters.

“Portraits of the Past members always provide such a wonderful ambiance to History Park events,” noted Alida Bray, President and CEO of History San José. “We are so appreciative that they put so much effort into their costuming and performances to help benefit HSJ's educational programs.”

The historic fashion show will feature men's and women's clothing and accessories. Volunteers in elaborate costumes will present vignettes featuring local historical figures. A reception of light refreshments, dessert and champagne will follow the fashion show.

Tickets are $25 and will benefit educational programming at HSJ. The Renzel Room is inside the Pacific Hotel at History Park, and free parking on the grounds of the Park is available. Seating is limited. For more information or to purchase tickets online https://historysanjose.ejoinme.org/fashion

History Park at Kelley Park is located at 1650 Senter Road, between Phelan & Keyes in San Jose. For GPS mapping use 635 Phelan Avenue. City parking is available for $6. For more information visit www.historysanjose.org or call 408.287.2290.