Monday, Dec. 5: Repeal Day Celebration

Capitol Theater

By Molly Gilmore on November 30, 2011

This Monday, Dec. 5, is "fast becoming a national holiday," at least according to the people at the Olympia Film Society.

But if you're wondering which holiday it is, you're not alone.

It's the date Prohibition was repealed back in 1933, and Olympia bartenders and the folks at the film society will be celebrating in grand style with an evening of burlesque, music, films and craft cocktails.

And the craft is key, says Bradford Knutson, who tends bar at Olympia's Swing Wine Bar and who came up with the idea of a local celebration. If it sounds like it's mostly about celebrating drinking, Repeal Day is actually intended to celebrate a certain kind of drinking experience.

For party specific, read Molly Gilmore's full story here.

Repeal Day Celebration

Monday, Dec. 5, doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m.
$12, $8 for Olympia Film Society members at, Rainy Day Records or the box office the night of the show
Capitol Theater, 206 Fifth Ave. S.E., Olympia