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George Knapton, Sir Bourchier Wrey, 6th Baronet, 1744, oil on canvas, London, Society of the Dilettanti.

Punch Party

Friday, Oct 17, 2014
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
SOLD OUT

Rienzi
1406 Kirby Drive Map & Directions

Travel back in time at Rienzi! The annual fall Punch Party celebrates historic English punch: a blend of sugar, spirits, citrus, and spices. Partygoers can also sample 18th-century cocktail recipes and modern punches concocted by Houston bar Mongoose versus Cobra. Punches served up include Captain's Finest Grog, Falling in the Raspberry Bush, and Purple Reign!

The unique sounds of AMP'D, the contemporary quartet from Divisi Strings, set the tone for socializing on Rienzi’s terrace. Plus, Smilebooth is on hand for party pics—pompadours welcome!

Admission Includes punch, light bites, and valet parking. Space is limited; advance purchase recommended. Open to guests 21 and older.
• $25 MFAH members
• $30 Nonmembers
Secure your spot in advance! Use the "Get Tickets" button above and print at home, or visit any MFAH admissions desk.

Travel through time to the 18th century! This annual fall celebration invites you to explore historic English punch: a blend of spirits, citrus, sugar, and spices. Punch Party guests sample original recipes from the 1700s, as well as modern cocktails. Socialize on Rienzi's terrace to the sounds of AMP'D, the contemporary quartet from Divisi Strings. Plus, Smilebooth is on hand for photo ops—pompadours welcome! For information and tickets, call 713.639.7800.