The Kings and Queens Chapter of the American Bridge Association (ABA) is proud to be sponsoring the fifth Roswell Roots Bid Whist Card Party. The game of whist, a precursor to both bid whist and bridge, has been around at least since the 1700's, when it was a favorite in London gambling houses.During the Civil War, African Americans were introduced to the game and were said to have put the “bid” in bid whist.
Tickets: $10 with box lunch included; tickets must be purchased in advance. For more information and tickets, call 314-520-4775
Roswell Roots, sponsored by the City of Roswell, Georgia, is one of the largest black history celebrations in North America. The month-long festival has continued to be a community and regional success for over 20 years. It is a celebration comprised of diverse aspects of art, literature, music, film, culinary arts and history.
More information about Roswell Roots at RoswellRoots.com