Thursday, August 21, 2008
Friday, August 15, 2008
The Auburn University Community Orchestra, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities and the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art will join with the Arts Association of East Alabama, Envision Opelika and the Auburn Chamber Music society to sponsor “Book and Buffet: An Evening with Rheta Grimsley Johnson” on Thursday, August 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Museum.
The evening is a benefit for the restoration of historic Miriam S. Brown School in Opelika into an area-wide community cultural and small conference center and has two options for tickets:
“First Edition” includes a conversation by Johnson, “The South Did This to Me”; a copy of her latest book, “Poor Man’s Provence”; a book signing; and a Buffet of Southern Specialties and cash bar provided by caterers Ursula Higgins, Martha Hicks and Billy Lee. ($75 per person, 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium, limited to 150)
“Second Edition” includes a copy of “Poor Man’s Provence,” book signing, and Buffet of Southern Specialties and cash bar by caterers Ursula Higgins, Martha Hicks, and Billy Lee. ($45 per person; Buffet and cash bar opens at 7 p.m. in the Grand Foyer.)