Did you know that Omaha had a thriving underworld of gangsters running liquor through the city during Prohibition? Interested in hearing stories of crooked cops, payoffs to politicians, and bookie brawls?
The Omaha Bar Association has secured historian and author Jack Atkins, son of an Omaha bootlegger during Prohibition, for an evening of stories you need to hear to believe about Omaha's sordid past. Atkins, co-author of CIGARS AND WIRES: THE OMAHA UNDERWORLD'S EARLY YEARS, will regale attendees with stories while they smoke cigars and drink their favorite adult beverage. (Dressing in 1920s outfits are optional but highly encouraged.)
Ticket Price: $30 per OBA Member/$40 for Non-Members
LIMITED SPACE EVENT. Reservations made on a first come, first serve basis.
Ticket Includes: (1) Reserved Seating at Safari's for the Presentation, (2) A Specially Selected Cigar from Safari's collection, (3) A Drink Ticket, and (4) Appetizers.
Schedule of Events:
6:00PM - Event Starts, Cigars are Lit, Drinks Ordered
6:40PM - Jack Atkins Begins Stories/Presentation
7:50PM - Presentation Complete, Jack Available to Sign/Sell Copies of Cigars and Wires.
RSVP via website or by emailing Dave at firstname.lastname@example.org.