A HASSLER HOUSEWARMING
Celebrating the life and art of one of
Rural America Writer’s Center
you are a former student or simply an ardent fan of Jon Hassler’s great
novels and stories set here in
Saturday, July 31 –
Schedule of Events: Saturday, July 31
Reading of Jon’s script: Four Miles to Pinecone in the Jon Hassler
Supper on the lawn of the boyhood home. (In case of rain,
we will move into the lobby of the theater next door.)
A walking tour and readings at sites that figure into Jon’s
canon of work.
– Music and dessert at the boyhood home. Toasts and anecdotes from
former Hassler students.
Sunday, August 1st
Continental breakfast at the boyhood home.
Cost: $25 per person 18 or older, $15 under 18. Call 507-534-2900 or
612-824-4935 for reservations.
Proceeds from the event will help cover the cost of putting a sign on the house or lawn.
Any additional money will help defray the cost of phone and internet service at the
house which will be used for housing writers in residence or theater personnel during productions.
Valley Campground in
Wabasha, the Plainview Hotel, and numerous hotels in
P.S. Used Book Sale: The Writers’ Center is collecting books for its used book sale
to be held August 21-22 (Corn Days). Please donate your used books and then check
out the sale!
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