Mount Vernon – The Chautauqua Series continues on September 30 at the Grand Hotel (12 Public Square in downtown Mount Vernon) at 7 PM with Susan Kahrl portraying Elizabeth Cady Stanton - author, lecturer, and chief philosopher of the woman’s rights and suffrage movements and formulated the agenda for woman’s rights that guided the struggle well into the 20th century. Opening the program will be Gerry Rensel.
Note: due to the continued COVID-19 surge - masks will be required to attend performance. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available at the event.
For those who are unfamiliar with the Chautauqua Series, it features first person living history portrayals. The performers dress as a person from history and present an evening based on research of the featured character.
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 fun, entertaining manner. Audiences will be able to ask questions at the end of each program. Each show is donation based, with all monies collected going to the performers.
The schedule for 2021 is as follows:
September 30 – Elizabeth Cady Stanton (Susan Kahrl)
October 12 (NOTE: TUESDAY) – General George Patton (Ken Hammontree)
October 28 – Ceely Rose Book (presented by Mark Jordan)
November 11 – Amelia Earhart (Amy K. Stone)
November 18 – Marie Curie (Tammy Souhrada)
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 please contact Mike Petee at firstname.lastname@example.org.