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Please join Darrin McCullough at Ashantilly Center at 4 PM Saturday, March 20th for six tastes of some of the finest single malts that Scotland can offer! Celtic music will be provided by Anne with her Celtic harp and John on violin. Donations of $30 per person. Call for reservations – 912 289-1144!
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Ashantilly Center is pleased to host Michele Nicole Johnson as our first author of the 2010 series. Michele is a journalist and writer, with experience with the Charlotte Observer, the Florida Times Union, and The Greenville (SC) News. Michele was born into a military family, living in a variety of locales. After marrying into the Sapelo Island Johnson family, Michele embraced island culture, writing about it in her book, Sapelo Island’s Hog Hammock. She currently manages the Hog Hammock public library and provides public relations materials for the seven county Three Rivers Library System. View her blog HERE.
Michele will discuss her interests and her writing at 2 PM Sunday, January 10th. A reception will follow. $5 for students 18 and under; $15 for members; $20 for non-members. Please call 912 289-1144 to reserve your seat with the Secretary, Harriet Langford.
When: December 6, 6-8 PM
Where: Ashantilly Center, Darien, GA
Why: Celebrate Christmas, and donate to the final phase of the Raise the Roof fund raiser!
Who: Contact Ashantilly for information or to confirm your attendance: 912 289-1144
What: Sparkling wines or punch, delicious hors d’oeuvres, entertainment and caroling with Phil King
Venue Poster – Ashantilly – Dec. 2009
We hope to see everyone Saturday at Darien’s Fall Fest!
Ashantilly will have a booth downtown and will also be having the following at the Center:
10 AM – Historian Buddy Sullivan speaks at Ashantilly Center
10:30 – tours of “Old Tabby”, the name given to the original house at Ashantilly
11:00 – A lime burn in the old tradition, burning oysters to produce lime for making tabby.
11:30 – Buddy will lead a walking tour to St. Andrews Cemetery ($5 donation).
Here is a link to all the activities: CLICK HERE.
Oct. 20 and 27th, David Moulder will join us again at Ashantilly Center. Reserve your seat by calling 912 437-1234. Linda Lamb of Coastal Wildscapes has asked David to talk with us the 20th about alien invaders! And next week, fall planting.
Cost is $15 which covers a box lunch and drink. Hope to see you soon!
The observance of the 30th anniversary of the founding of the Lower Altamaha Historical Society and the unveiling of a new historical marker commemorating Ashantilly will be held Sunday, October 25.
The joint observance of the two events will be held on the grounds at Ashantilly, near Darien, beginning at 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The featured speaker will be Buddy Sullivan, Director Emeritus of the LAHS. His address will be “The Lower Altamaha Historical Society: Reflections Upon Its Past and Some Observations on Its Present and Future.’
Please mark your calendars: Sunday, September 6th, from 4-6 PM. The 2nd annual tasting competition is here! Fine-tune your favorite homemade ice cream recipe and come participate in a friendly competition! The two categories for competitors are Individual and Organizations/Businesses. Prizes will be awarded to individuals in two categories: the People’s Choice, and the Judges’s Picks. Organizations and businesses will be competing for braggin’ rights and their name on The Golden Scoop trophy!
Bring your chairs for an afternoon of ice cream and live music from Phil King! Phil is a Georgia born Singer/Songwriter and Recording Artist. He was the recipient of the Bill Lowery Leadership Award; has twice received Commendations from the Governor of the State of Georgia and Mayor of the City of Atlanta for his work in the music industry as President of the Georgia Music Industry Association.
Please call 912 189-1144 for more information about entering or attending!