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  1. How do I  book a show or tour for my group?
  2. What is the fee for step-on guide service?
  3. What is the fee for a presentation of the collection?
  4. Explain more about the clothing presentations.
  5. Can we add shopping time in a tour?

 

How do I book a show or tour?

Send an email to the address given or call (318) 949-9831 with your date of arrival, size of the group, name of the group, contact person and phone number and email.  Also needed is information on what you would like to see and the amount of time you have for the tour or presentation.  Yesterday's Lady will respond ASAP.

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What is the fee for step-on guide service?

A $50, non-refundable planning fee is required to reserve your date on the calendar.  The step-on guide fee is $35 with a two hour minimum tour.  Jan Pettiet narrates the history of the Shreveport area while guiding the group through the designated route.  All entry fees to attractions, meals, and transportation costs are paid by the group.

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What is the fee for a presentation of the collection?

A clothing and accessories presentation of Yesterday's Lady is $300.  This includes an approximate three hour set up time for the display.  The group provides the room and at least three skirted oblong tables if possible.  All other display props, dress forms, etc. are provided by Yesterday's Lady.  (The clothing is never worn in a fashion show.) The presentation includes an approximate 45 minute speaking presentation.  One and a half hours are needed to dismantle the display.

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Explain more about the clothing presentations.

This vast collection is centered around the Victorian and Edwardian eras and spans 150 years to the present.  Shows have authentic examples dresses, hats, shoes, stockings, purses, gloves, and other accessories from the past decades.  There are many rare items seldom seen even in museums.  Yesterday's Lady has dress forms , hat stands, shoe stands, and other items to make the elaborate display come alive.  As she takes you through her collection, Jan explains how the Victorian woman dressed from head to toe, demonstrating how and why they went to such extremes in the name of vanity!  The speaking presentation is unscripted and casual, taking questions, comments and laughter!

 

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Can we add shopping time in a tour?

Absolutely!  Many tours can be planned with the historical touring in the morning and shopping in the afternoon.  There are several local stores that offer specials and discounts for tour bus customers.  

 

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