By Elise Kolmer | firstname.lastname@example.org
Walking into the exhibit and looking over the railing into the Dressing Downton event was like stepping back in time. The event on October 3 at the Lightner Museum served as an opening reception for the new Downton Abbey exhibit that runs through January 7.
Music by Michael Arenella and the Dreamland Orchestra filled the air to assist in the atmosphere of the night while food and drinks served were also inspired by the era.
Members of the community who attended the event were dressed in 1920s attire to compliment the era of the exhibit. Some patrons wore authentic clothes they held on to from the time period while others searched online to find similar outfits like their favorite characters’ on the show