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Birthday Ball for Edna Purviance


Edna Purviance 1920s Costume Ball
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
* Location: Reno Town Mall, 4001 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502 (Peckham & S Virginia)
* * (inside the mall in front of the Washoe County Library - Sierra View branch)
* Come in your 1920s outfit for the costume contest
* Enjoy skits by our Aurora Repertory Theatre actors plus music and entertainment by Larry Elliott & The Fireballs
* Learn from an informative talk and video presentation about Nevada's own film star from the "silent era" - Edna Purviance
* Light refreshments provided

Who's Edna?
Edna Purviance was born in Paradise Valley, Nevada, raised in rural Nevada, and became Charlie Chaplin's leading lady in over 35 silent films. She is a treasure of Nevada's historic heritage that Aurora Repertory Theatre company wishes to highlight with this event.

Who should come to this party?
Lovers of Nevada heritage, history fans, silent film fans, steampunks, "cosplayers", those who like to dress up, and anyone curious are encouraged to come and wear your favorite 1920s "night on the town" costume.

Earlier Event: October 23
Family Game Night at Sierra View Library
Later Event: October 27
Renown Health Flu Shots