In the spirit of ending mischief and keeping the kids safely at home, Dover’s Johnson Victrola Museum will present the historical-theater presentation “Mischief Managed: Throwing a Hotsy-Totsy Halloween Bash” at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, streamed live via Zoom.
Created as the ultimate 1927 guide to throwing the perfect Halloween party, “Mischief Managed” will include a costume-making demonstration, suggested party games, recommendations for the perfect 1920s foods for entertaining, and advice for the perfect treats to give out to trick-or-treaters in 1927. The program will be accompanied by 78-rpm recordings of Halloween-related music played on authentic Victor Talking Machines.
The event is free and open to its first 100 registrants. Viewers must register for the program by going to: us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gwfSi_tHQO6eZpJsGIHF4A. For more information, contact the Johnson Victrola Museum at JVmuseum@delaware.gov or 302-739-3262.
The Johnson Victrola Museum is administered by the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs, an agency of the State of Delaware.