Help us celebrate Belle Brezing’s 149th Birthday!


Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of Belle Brezing’s 49th Birthday on Thursday, June 18, 5-8 p.m. Belle will be present and you will have an opportunity to hear her fascinating story in her own words! A donation of $20 to the Lexington History museum will be rewarded with a souvenir photo with Belle!

The Cheapside celebrating (coinciding with Thursday Night Live!) is FREE and open to the public. A private reception with cocktails and heavy hors d’oeurves in the Mayors Gallery (Museum Third Floor) is $40 per person, $75 per couple in advace ($50 per person, $100 per couple at the door).

Want to give Belle a special birthday present? Here are some suggestions and prices:

• Case of Weidemann Beer ($25)
• Case of White Seal sparkling wind ($50)
• Gold ring from King & Metzger ($100)
• New ball gown from Caden & Caden ($250)
• Diamond bracelet from Bogaert Victor ($500)
• Mink coat from Lowenthal’s ($1,000)
• Governor’s pardon ($5,000)

Gifts will be gladly accepted by the Lexington History Museum, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Store names were located in downtown in 1909, when Belle turned 49.


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