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Have you ever wanted to talk to a dead author? Now you can at three entertaining performances:
- JANE AUSTEN, Sat, Oct 20 – Travel back to the autumn of 1815 for a visit with Jane Austen at Chawton Cottage. Drawing from her letters and novels, Miss Austen will speak about her life, loves, and family. Performance by Debra Ann Miller
- MARK TWAIN, Tues, Oct 23 – Spend an evening with one of America’s greatest humorists. Be “prepared for considerable provocation for enjoyable laughter” as Mr. Twain entertains with stories and quips. Performance by David Ehlert
- EDGAR ALLAN POE, Wed, Oct 31 – Spend Halloween night with Edgar Allan Poe as he comes alive and performs his hair-raising stories and poems. Between stories, Mr. Poe will reminisce about his life and death. Performance by Scott Craig Jones
All events are free and will be held in the South County Library auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and seating is a first-come basis.
For more information, contact Darlene Smithwick at 777-8786.