Winona County History Center

Weekdays 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday Noon - 4:00 PM
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160 Johnson St., downtown Winona
Phone: (507) 454-2723

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Chocolate Shakespeare & Champagne

Join us for our annual Summer fundraiser, Chocolate, Shakespeare and Champagne!

When: Saturday, June 15

7 – 9 p.m. (GRSF performance starts at 8 p.m.)

Where: Alexander Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members, Tickets are available at the History Center starting May 1 or at the event

Sponsored by: Winona National Bank

Summer’s premiere event celebrates 10 years this season! Since 2003, the Winona County Historical Society has teamed up with the Great River Shakespeare Festival to host an annual fundraiser for the museum. Attendees are welcomed to a beautiful historic Winona property (we are back at the stunning Alexander Mansion this year!) to mingle with the GRSF cast and crew; enjoy delicious chocolate desserts, champagne and get to preview scenes from the upcoming GRSF performances.

Last year we were hosted by the Historic Huff-Lamberton House. This year we are back at our original location, the Alexander Mansion Bed & Breakfast, which is under new ownership. Richard Grabow is the new Innkeeper at the mansion and is delighted to host this fun and fanciful event.

Attendees will have the chance to win an amazing gift basket filled with great prizes! Chances will be sold for $5 each during the event and the drawing will be held at the end of the evening.