The Hiwan Homestead Museum and Monarch Productions are pleased to announce the Corset-Out Fashion Show, Saturday, March 8, 2014, at 1:00pm. The show is presented by fashion expert, Shereen Johnston of Woodland Park, Colorado and produced by Colorado’s premiere Old West events company, Monarch Productions, of Lakewood, Colorado.
This presentation will feature fashions mainly for women, from the 1860’s to 1899, with a dash of gentlemen’s haberdashery. Satisfy your curiosity of what women wore under all those layers, starting with the form-changing corset. Men’s fashions include a variety of frock coats and other vêtements pour hommes.
Tickets are $10 per person, and benefit the Jefferson County Historical Society. Refreshments are included. Seating in The Timbervale Barn is limited, so reserve your seats early. The Timbervale Barn is located at 4132 S. Timbervale Dr. in Evergreen, next to the Hiwan Homestead Museum. For more information and tickets, contact Meghan Vickers at 720-497-7650. For show information, contact Lee Michels at 303-975-1151.
Hiwan Homestead Museum is a 25-room log mansion constructed in the Rustic style of architecture. It is located in Evergreen at 4208 S. Timbervale Drive and is a Jefferson County Open Space facility operated through a partnership with the Jefferson County Historical Society. The Museum was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.