Time: March 1, 2013 from 5pm to 9pm
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Street: 601 S. Palos Verdes Street
City/Town: San Pedro
Website or Map: http://livingtreasures.brownp…
Event Type: san, pedro's, 125th, anniversary, celebration
Organized By: San Pedro Historic Waterfront District
Latest Activity: Mar 1, 2013
To kick off San Pedro’s 125th Anniversary, The San Pedro Historic Waterfront District is hosting a Living Treasures Dinner & Show to honor and share the stories of some of San Pedro’s oldest residents. In addition to an amazing line up of entertainment, there will be a visual tribute of San Pedro’s most fascinating residents featuring historical photos, trivia and costumes from the early 1900’s.
The Living Treasures Dinner & Show will take place on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Pedro.
A Living Treasure is someone who has spent a majority of his or her years in San Pedro and has lived an extraordinary life. This person has contributed to the community unselfishly or simply has a wonderful story to tell about growing up during the early days of San Pedro.
The San Pedro Historic Downtown Waterfront District issued a Call for Entries to invite residents eighty-five years or older to share their fondest memories of growing up or working in San Pedro. From these entries, specific residents will be selected to share their stories on March 1st. To request a Candidate Submission Form, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries will be accepted until Midnight on February 11.
The Living Treasures Dinner & Show will feature delightful tunes from the 1920s and 1930s by Janet Klein and Her Parlor Boys, "Dancing through the Decades" performance by the People's Place Dance and Fitness Studio, and a living history tribute.
Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online at:
Tickets are also available through the San Pedro Chamber of Commerce located at 390 West 7th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731, telephone 310.832.7272, Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
As part of the 125th celebration, The San Pedro Historic Waterfront District is planning a two-day 125th Summer Festival to be held August 3 & 4, 2013 in Historic Downtown San Pedro. The Festival will include two stages of live entertainment, a children’s parade, carnival and a craft beer and wine tasting area.