YOUNGSTOWN – Old Fort Niagara will host its annual Twelfth Night Ball from 7 to 11:15 Saturday in its Officers Club.

Tickets are $40 per person and must be purchased in advance by calling 745-7611.

The event will feature 18th and early 19th century country dancing, live music, period refreshments, games and entertainment. A dancing master will teach newcomers, so no previous country dancing experience is needed.

This year’s event attained national recognition last month, when it was featured in the Christmas edition of Early American Life magazine.

Historically, Twelfth Night celebrations marked Epiphany, the end of the 12 days of Christmas. Early Americans marked the occasion with feasting and dancing.