Bottoms Up Dinner Meeting

  • Tuesday, May 09, 2023
  • 5:30 PM
  • Delafield Brewhaus, 3832 Hillside Drive, Delafield


Join national award-winning author and historian, Jim Draeger, as he leads you on a suds-filled romp through evolution and change in Wisconsin’s bar culture.  Learn about the evolution of the tavern from stagecoach stops to the themed bars of today. Trace the social, cultural, and technological changes brought about by liquor regulation, temperance, prohibition, and its aftermath.

About our speaker: Jim Draeger is a retired historian who spent 31 years at the Wisconsin Historical Society.  He is a frequent presenter on Wisconsin Public Television and has published 2 award-winning books, including Bottoms Up: A Toast to Wisconsin's Historic Bars & Breweries.


  • 5:30 PM Check-in and networking
  • 6:00 PM Dinner
  • 7:00 PM Presentation 
  • 8:30 PM Adjourn

Location: Delafield Brewhaus, Lower-Level Room

Meeting sponsored by TDMAW Partner Federated Insurance

On the Menu:

  • Tossed green salad
  • Seasoned chicken breast with roasted red pepper cream sauce
  • Sour cream & chive mashed potatoes
  • California blend vegetables
  • Assorted bars

Cost to Attend: $40 per person.

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