Spirits 161 Speakeasy Soiree


Calling All Guys & Dolls to Experience the 1920s with us!

“A little party never hurt nobody” . . .

Live entertainment, dancing, learn the Charleston, bubbly bar, specialty drinks, distilled spirits, fabulous 20s inspired foods, luxurious 20s automobiles & more!

This year we are proud to announce our partnership with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). This partnership allows us to help raise money for LLS in their goal of finding cures while ensuring access to treatments for all blood cancer patients. We will be hosting a 50/50 Raffle to benefit LLS.


Themed dress is encouraged- a flapper, silent screen star, gangster, big six . . . Your imagination is the limit!  Looking for some tips on getting all “dolled up” – our friends at Reconstructing History can help with patterns & tips.   Learn More

We’re putting on the Ritz, and it’s going to be the Cat’s Meow!

Want to be known as an “Oliver Twist”?  PA Dancesport Ballroom has some great dance classes coming up to get some practice in before the big night!  Learn More


Note: You must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

Individual Admission – $75.00

Couple Admission – $140.00

Designated Driver Admission – $60

Tickets must be purchased in advance to attend this event.

Photo credit:  Mark Usciak for all images above.

The Food

Great Gatsby Passed Hors d’Oeuvres – Mini Crab Cakes, Deviled Eggs – classic, red beet & b-l-t, and antipasta skewers

Taste of Tuscany – A station of inspired flavors of Tuscany

  • Waldorf Salad in martini cups
  • freshly grilled vegetables served with aged Balsamic Vinegar and Parmesan Cheese
  • Caramelized Onion and gorgonzola Flat-bread with fresh arugala, drizzled with Balsamic syrup
  • Tuscan Chicken Kabob – Grilled Chicken, Roasted Red Pepper, Crisp Bacon and Zucchini with Italian seasoning
  • Assorted Stuffed Olives – An arrangement of manzanilla, kalmata & picholine olives stuffed with blue cheese, jalapenos, pimento or citrus centers

Customized Martini Mashed Potato Bar Station – The Chef at this station will pipe into a Martini Glass a homemade Idaho Bled of Mashed Potatoes and guests will have the option of topping it with Slow Roasted Short Rib, Shredded Cheese, Scallions, Sour Cream, Apple-wood Smoked Bacon Crumbles or Chicken Gravy.

Rip Roaring Mini Dessert Display – Guests will feast on a variety of delicious signature seasonal homemade desserts with a subtle theme from the 1920’s.

Coffee & Tea Station

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The Drinks

BEER & WINE BAR, Special Side Car Cocktails,  local distilled spirits and

The bottles will be popping when we pair champagne, with the choices of fresh squeezed orange juice, Chambord, strawberries,blueberries, pineapple, orange twists, lemon twists, pomegranate seeds, raspberries, simple syrup, allowing guests to create their own signature bubbles.

“Too much of anything is bad. But too much champagne is just right!”





Featured Entertainment

KJO’s Two-beat Dames



The Keating Jazz Orchestra was founded by sister and brother, Kayla and Martin Keating IV. KJO consists of a rhythm section, horn section, singers, and dancers! For your entertainment tonight, KJO’s Two-beat Dames will be performing music from the 1920s and Dixieland! They have played all over the Central PA area at venues such as The Hotel Hershey, The Emerald Foundation, The Gas House Dance Hall, Tellus360, and The Carlisle Vault! They have also played at fundraisers for The MS Society, Gettysburg Community Theatre, The Emerald Foundation, The Woodrow Wilson Association, and the Cumberland County Historical Society. KJO is very excited to be playing for The AACA Museum! We hope you have a hotsy-totsy time!

KJO Spirits 161

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Learn more about all the fabulous things there are to do in the Hershey-Harrisburg Area!


Stay Overnight!

Speakeasy Sponsor Spring Hill Suites Hershey Near the Park is a great place to stay following Spirits 161. It is only a short walk away and they are offering discount rates to Spirits 161 attendees of $179.00 plus tax.   This rate also includes breakfast the next morning. Mention code: SPIS when making reservations.

There are lots of great things to see and do in the Hershey-Harrisburg Region so continue your fun throughout the weekend!



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