What: Cigar Heritage Party
Where: Ybor City Museum State Park
When: Friday, November 15, 2013, 6:30 – 10 p.m.
Refreshments: Provided by Tampa Bay Brew Co., Bernini and Carne Chop House. Premium, Key Lime, Strawberry and Orange vodka tastings provided by Florida Cane Vodka.
Entertainment: Acho Brother
Special Guest: Wallace Reyes - Guinness Book record holder for the longest cigar. Reyes will also be signing his new, unreleased book, "Once Upon a Time: The Rise and Fall of the Cigar Industry".
VIP - $75 in advance and $85 at the door
The smoker will be open to VIP at 6:30. In addition to open bar, you will enjoy a specially curated selection of craft brew and signature dishes from Tampa Bay Brewing Company. Members will be able to compete in a cigar rolling contest, judged by Reyes himself and the winner will receive a certificate and signed book. All VIP members will receive a special Wallace Reyes limited edition commemorative Cigar Heritage Party cigar.
General Admission - $45 in advance and $55 at the door
The smoker will open to the general public at 7:30 with food provided by Bernini and Carne Chop House. The sweet sounds of Acho Brother and cigar rolling tutorials by Wallace Reyes will help round out your night.
In 2013 and 2014, the Cigar Heritage Party will take the place of the annual Cigar Heritage Festival, which the Ybor City Museum Society has traditionally hosted each November. The Society is currently reimagining this festival and will launch the new Cigar Heritage Festival in the spring of 2015.
For more information, contact the Ybor City Museum Society at 813.247.1434.
The Ybor City Museum Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is preserving, promoting and celebrating the unique cultural heritage of Ybor City and supporting the Ybor City Museum State Park.