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Orland Park residents Connie Logan and Jim Blaschek dance the night away at the Sock Hop dinner and dance held Thursday, July 12, by Orland Township at Orland Chateau. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Diane Vaughn and John Enright end a dance with a dip Thursday, July 12, during a Sock Hop held by Orland Township at Orland Chateau. Photos by Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Dominic and Holly Tocci, of Orland Park, dance together during the Sock Hop.
Orland Park residents (left to right) Helga Meyers, Kevin Kelly and Rose Kelly dressed in their 1950s best for the event. Laurie Fanelli/22nd Century Media
Laurie Fanelli, Freelance Reporter
6:49 am CDT July 19, 2018
The 1950s saw letterman jackets and poodle skirts at the height of fashion, while the jukebox was filled with music from Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly and The Platters. On Thursday, July 12, Orland Township transported folks back to this booming era with its 1950s Sock Hop dinner and dance at the Orland Chateau.