Leading Lady Costumes to partner with Madison Square Park Conservancy on Bicentennial event Sept. 6, 2014
Madison Square Park Conservancy announces MAD. SQ. 200, presented by New York Life, a free event celebrating the 200th anniversary of the naming of Madison Square. Featuring a fair and contemporary art party, the event will take place in Madison Square Park on Saturday, September 6 from 3:00pm to 9:00pm.
Historic Daytime Fair, 3:00pm – 6:00 pm
The Historic Daytime Fair kicks off MAD. SQ. 200 with activities popular in the early 1800’s and 1900’s, including period-themed performances, interactive games, art, food, and refreshments highlighting these eras.
Join in with popular lawn games of the past two hundred years throughout the park, including Badminton/Shuttlecock, Croquet (adult and kids versions), Hopscotch, Marbles, Jump Rope and 1914-inspired Dice Game of Hearts.
The Museum of Interesting Things will have popular cultural items from the early 1900s on display, New York Life will have a historical photo booth set up, the New York Transit Museum will bring Betsy, a Fifth Avenue Coach Company double decker bus which ran in Manhattan from 1931 until 1953, and Leading Lady Costumes will highlight the clothing and fashion of the early 1800′s and 1900′s.
- See more at: http://www.madisonsquarepark.org/things-to-do/calendar/mad-sq-200#sthash.mNAoyRMQ.dpuf