Mount Vernon – Mark your calendars. Thursday November 11, Amelia Earhart will make a rare appearance, gracing the Chautauqua Series stage at The Grand Hotel (12 Public Square – Mount Vernon, Ohio). The program is brought to you by Elixir Presents and will feature Amy K. Stoner as Amelia Earhart, performing first person living history. The program is presented on a donation basis with all monies going directly to Amy and her opening act – Bob Ford, a musician that will teach you, entertainment and make you laugh. Not necessarily in that order.
Amy K. Stoner is no stranger to the Chautauqua stage, having made many appearances in roles ranging from Helen Keller to Gilda Radner to Aubrey Hepburn to Pocahontas. She is a director, actor and current President of the Mount Vernon Players.
Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences.
The Chautauqua Series is sponsored in part by a grant from the Ariel Foundation, The programs are intended for families, students and all who wish to know more about history in a family friendly, entertaining manner. Audiences will be able to ask questions at the end of each program.
NOTE: masks are required and will be provided and hand sanitizer will be available.
The remaining programs for 2021 are as follows:
November 18 – Marie Curie (Tammy Souhrada)
December 6 – FOODSTOCK (at the Knox Memorial Theater – Folk Fest – featuring the music of Peter, Paul & Mary, Joan Baez and music of the era)
For more information about these programs, visit www.elixirpresents.com, or you can call 740-392-3018. If you would like to receive a “Gentle Reminder” on the Sunday before each program contact Mike Petee at email@example.com.