POSTPONED: Due to concerns about Coronavirus, this event will be rescheduled at a later date.
Trace Barnett: Tracing Roots: A Modern Approach to Living Off the Land
Trace Barnett, author of the cookbook Tracing Roots, will visit the Old Courthouse Museum on Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 11:00 am for an enticing program on gardening, cooking and entertaining. Tracing Roots: A Modern Approach to Living Off the Land is a beautifully photographed culinary journey through the seasons, with recipes emphasizing the use of home-grown ingredients at the peak of their freshness and flavors. Included in the book are instructions on beekeeping, raising chickens, planting and foraging, in addition to over 100 recipes. Sumptuous photography by Jean Allsopp transports readers to the rustic simplicity of the American South and marks the introduction of a refreshing new voice in cooking.
Trace Barnett is also the founder of The Bitter Socialite, a culinary and lifestyle blog featuring a return to a simpler way of life, but one still filled with creativity, beauty and grace. A popular guest on several television shows, Trace makes regular appearances on both "Good Day Alabama" on FOX 6 WBRC, and "Talk of Alabama" on ABC 33/40 in Birmingham, "Talk of the Town" on Newschannel5 WTVF in Nashville, WLOV "This Morning" and WTVA "News at Noon" in Tupelo/ Columbus/Oxford, and in Atlanta, both “Good Day Atlanta” and “Atlanta and Co.” Trace was a finalist on The Next Food Network Star on Food Network and was also a finalist on the Food Network series Comeback Kitchen.
Copies of Tracing Roots are available for sale in The Bird’s Nest Gift Shop, located inside the museum. An autographing session with Trace will take place following the program.
Lunch plates, using recipes from Tracing Roots, will be available for pick up from 11:00 am – 1:30 pm at the Coca-Cola wagon for $10, including a beverage. Tickets for the lunch plates may be purchased in advance at the museum.
October 16, 17 & 18 and 23, 24 & 25, 2020
Hiram Becoming Hank
The stage play Hiram Becoming Hank, which depicts the evolution of Hiram King Williams into Hank Williams, one of America’s most famous country music stars, will be performed at the Old Courthouse Museum on October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25, 2020. The play was written by longtime Atlanta Journal and Constitution journalist and author Rheta Grimsley Johnson, along with retired LaGrange (GA) College English professor and Georgia Author of the Year in Fiction John M. Williams.
Performance dates are October 16, 17 & 18 and 23, 24 & 25, 2020. Friday and Saturday performances will begin at 6:30 pm, with Sunday matinees beginning at 2:00 pm.
Tickets will be $25 and may be purchased on Eventbrite or by contacting Monroe County Museum at 251-575-7433.
Purchase tickets online here.