REMINDER: Little Puff Early Check-In, Puff After Party & Drapers/Civil Operating Schedules

Little Puff 2013All of us at W. Curtis Draper Tobacconist and Civil Cigar Lounge are looking forward to The 14th Annual Drapers Little Puff Weekend. For those of you attending The Little Puff on Friday, September 27, please note the following:

Little Puff Schedule

  • 4:30 PM: Early Check-In begins in the Lobby of 101 Constitution Avenue NW
  • 6:30 PM: Roof Terrace Opens for Cocktails; Tent Area Opens for VIP Ticket Holders
  • 7:00 PM: Tent Area Opens for General Admission & Non-Smoking Ticket Holders
  • 9:00 PM-9:45 PM: Close of Raffle; Live Auction Begins
  • 10:00 PM: Event concludes. Guests that have purchased the optional transportation to The Official Puff After Party can board in front of 101 Constitution Avenue NW (NOTE: Puff guests who purchase the bus transportation option have guaranteed access to The Official Puff After Party. Walk-in guests may be subject to a minimal wait due to capacity restrictions.)
  • 10:30 PM: Buses Depart for Civil Lounge*

Civil Cigar LoungeThe Official Puff After Party
The official event after party will be taking place at Civil Cigar Lounge (5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW) that evening beginning at 11:00 PM*. As a result, please note the following adjustments to our operating schedule and reservations policy:

  • Civil Retail will be open as usual 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM on Friday, September 27.
  • Civil’s lounge area will be open to the general public from 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Civil Cigar Lounge will reopen at 11:00 PM for Little Puff attendees and vendors.*
*Due to the anticipated popularity of this event, the general public is asked to contact Civil directly at (202) 364-0800 regarding the availability of reservations after 11:00 PM.


The 5th Annual After Puff Recovery Lunch
Presented by Foundry Tobacco Company

Foundry Small Batch GroupThis event takes place Saturday, September 28 from 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, at Civil Cigar Lounge (5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW). Tickets are $70 per person. Price includes, choice of food, beverage and cigars. Proceeds benefit the House of Ruth.

A few select tickets to this event are still available! Click this link for information.

Little Puff Quartet
W. Curtis Draper & Civil Lounge Operating Schedules
Due to preparations for our annual fundraisers, The 14th Annual Drapers Little Puff and The 5th Annual After Puff Recovery Lunch, Drapers Downtown DC (699 15th Street NW) will close at 4:00 PM of Friday, September 27 and will be closed all day on Saturday, September 28. We resume normal business hours on Monday, September 30.

Drapers Bethesda (4916 Del Ray Avenue) will be open as usual throughout the weekend.

Civil Cigar Lounge, brought to you by the proprietors of Drapers, will also be open throughout the weekend.

A few tickets are left for The Little Puff and The After Puff Recovery Lunch, please join us in raising money for three worthy causes in the company of your fellow cigar enthusiasts. See complete details here!