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Start Date: 1/14/2013
End Date: 1/14/2013
Event Times: Happy hour starts at 5:30 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 and author's presentation at 7:30. Reservations are required.

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Phone: 608-429-9214

'Bottoms Up' Co-Author Jim Draeger to Address Portage Historical Society

"Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries" celebrates Wisconsin's taverns and the breweries that fueled them. Beginning with inns and saloons, the book explores the rise of taverns and breweries, the effects of temperance and Prohibition, and attitudes about gender, ethnicity and morality. The book features 70 taverns and breweries from around the state.

Co-author Jim Draeger will be at the Portage Historical Society's Annual Dinner to talk about 'Bottoms Up.' A book signing will follow.

Draeger is an architectural historian and deputy state historic preservation officer at the Wisconsin Historical Society with more than 25 years of historic preservation experience. From roadside architecture to Northwoods resorts, Draeger celebrates the importance of ordinary buildings to our daily lives through his research, writing and lectures.

Add'l Contact Info: Call Jane Considine at (608) 742-1445.

Ticket Info: $15 includes meal and presentation ($5 for presentation only)

Registration Deadline: 1/11/2013

Venue: Trail's Lounge Supper Club

Address: 125 Wauona Trail

City: Portage

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