"Tea for Two" - Fairhope Museum of History
Come enjoy a cup of organic, Oolong Fairhope Tea and a different guest speaker every week!
Upcoming Speakers for August and September 2018
August 2 – Suzanne Hudson has proposed an “Alabama 200” Bicentennial event community wide reading of three literary works of fiction with ties to our area: Waffle House Rules, V for Victor and the Poet of Tolstoy Park. Come hear about her program!
August 9 – Paul Brueske, track coach at USA and dedicated Civil War researcher, has just released “The Last Siege: The Mobile Campaign, Alabama 1865.” Come hear him present this well-referenced new look at the battles of Spanish Fort and Blakeley.
August 16 – Ben Raines is a “Wizard of the Wilderness” with skills and talents as an author, senior newspaper reporter for the Press Register, explorer and researcher. A master of environmental studies and preservation, he is a wealth of knowledge and his presentations are masterfully entertaining!
August 23 – Dr. Art Frankel, Chief of Oncology at USA’s Mitchell Cancer Institute, is a physician scientist with a passion for finding better ways to fight cancer. He has rich stories to share about new cancer therapies.
August 30 – Mike Bunn, the new director of Blakeley State Park, will tell us of current events and plans for the future for this large historical park facility.
September 6 – Donnie Barrett on “Fairhope’s Founding: Henry George or Populism?” Donnie has campaigned for years that it was Populist ideas that started Fairhope and never a true Henry George colony. Come hear the evidence and decide for yourself!
September 13 – Donnie Barrett- “Historic Potters of the Eastern Shore”. Donnie gave this seminar at Auburn University as part of a Southern Pottery seminarin June. He looks forward to sharing the presentation at home!
September 20 – Donnie Barrett presents “The Chicken Program!” Did the egg come first? Why is chicken feces three colors? How many stomachs do chickens really have? Come get these answers and more fascinating facts you didn’t know you didn’t know about chickens!
September 27 – Donnie Barrett – “On Yoga and Retirement.” Donnie has practiced yoga for 46 years. He will do his morning yoga routine and talk about the benefits he has enjoyed from this practice including how it has helped him be the magnificent Director of the Fairhope Museum of History for 11 years.