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The Gilmore Girl's Tea, Talk & Tour -- Oct. 20

Author Rachel Gilmore hosts a "Tea, Talk & Tour" based on the quaintest and quirkiest photographs from her newest book, Images of America: Frankfort, on October 20.

Always wondered about the mysteries of history in downtown Frankfort's charming old buildings? Join author Rachel Gilmore for a tea, talk and tour (weather permitting) in historic Frankfort on Saturday, October 20, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

9:30 a.m. Meet Rachel at the Frankfort Area Historical Society Museum where you can explore displays of Frankfort history. Copies of Rachel's newest book, Images of America: Frankfort will also be available. (*special event price of $18, not included with ticket)

The museum is located at 132 Kansas Street in downtown Frankfort.

10:00 a.m. Walk with Rachel half a block east to the Pickwick Society Tearoom and enjoy a breakfast tea (includes tea, slice of quiche, fruit and a scone) while Rachel shares stories from some of the quaintest and quirkiest photos she found for her book.

11:00 a.m. Optional walking tour with Rachel, visiting historic buildings featured in the book. NOTE: Walking tour will take place weather permitting.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased online with a credit card through Eventbrite. Go to this web site: http://frankfortteatalktour.eventbrite.com/with

You can also buy toclets with cash or check at the Frankfort Area Historical Society museum. The museum is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop in or call to reserve tickets, 815-469-6541. Tickets must be paid for by noon on Wednesday, October 17.

For questions, email rachel@thegilmoregirl.com or call 815-685-3305. A portion of the ticket sales will benefit FAHS.

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Denise Du Vernay October 04, 2012 at 03:05 PM
Sounds fun!

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