Eugenia's Table: A Collection of Local Artwork
Presented by Courtney Harvey
Thurs. Feb. 13 - 3 pm
Enjoy dessert around Eugenia’s Table as Courtney Harvey, artist and owner of Joyful by Design Company, showcases her artwork highlighting various styles and media. A lifelong artist with a wide array of interests, her work runs the gamut from impressionistic acrylic landscapes to abstract watercolor portraits. Her philosophy: Find beauty in the everyday. $15 per person.
Why go to Pisa, Italy?
Presented by Tom Spiece
Thurs. Feb. 20 - 7 pm
Why does the tower in Pisa, Italy lean? What is the science, history, engineering and architecture behind this unusual structure? What is its importance to the community of Pisa? Tom Spiece has been there and has studied the tower. He will discuss the Leaning Tower of Pisa and its relevance today.
Gourmet Dinner & Chamber Music Series
Sponsored by Douglas C. Lehman P.C.
Enjoy multi-course gourmet dining followed by an intimate chamber music performance.
$55 per performance or $150 for all three
Tues. Feb. 25 - 6 pm
Pianist Ani Gogova
Menu: black eyed pea salad with champagne vinaigrette over bibb lettuce; beef filet with polenta and wild mushrooms au jus; by green beans with pine nuts; crème brûlée
Tues. March 24 - 6 pm
Menu: arugula and endive salad with walnuts, feta, and white wine vinaigrette; pork chop with acorn squash and pumpkin seeds; pearled wheat and wild mushroom pilaf; caramel apple layer cake
Tues. May 5 - 6 pm
Saxophonist Heidi Radtke
Menu: watercress salad with honey vinaigrette, chevre cheese and crispy beets; grilled swordfish steak over sautéed spinach topped with olive tapenade; lemon parmesan orzo; salted caramel vanilla crunch cake
The Chain Gang
Thurs. March 12 - 7 pm
The Chain Gang Barbershop Quartet began to take shape in 1996. Four guys who loved to sing were smitten with the vocal art of producing a four-part a cappella harmony. Four voices melding as one produce melodies and harmonies sharing timeless tales of love, patriotism and faith.
Sponsored by the Martha Jones Fund for Programming
Thurs. March 19 - 7 pm
Honeywell Room at the Honeywell Center
Hometown Heroes is a cabaret show straight from New York City! Wabash native, Kim Grogg Marin and Lennie Watts, a native of Kansas City, have put together a show consisting of songs with a connection to their home states. (Think Cole Porter and Hoagy Carmichael!) They will weave their story through the music with accompanist Stephen Ray Watkins. All three performers are award winning musicians for cabaret in NYC. You won’t want to miss them!
Conversations on Renovation
Presented by Kathleen Duffey Alspaugh and Dave Vandermark
Thurs. April 2 - 7 pm
Have you wondered what is going on along the south side of Canal Street? Kathleen Duffey Alspaugh and Dave Vandermark are restoring and repurposing several buildings on Canal Street in Downtown Wabash. They will discuss some of the history of the buildings, what they have been doing to renovate them, problems they have faced, and plans for the future use of the buildings.
The Eagles Theatre Ballroom Dances Into the Future!
Presented by Eric Schnoening, Rick Fischer, Penny French-Deal, and Angie DeLauter
Tues. April 7 - 7 pm
What does it take to transform a shabby, long-unused space into a beautiful ballroom and event venue? Through pictures and conversation, Eric Schoening, Rick Fischer , Penny French-Deal and Angie DeLauter will take you through the steps of bringing the fourth floor of the Eagles Theatre back to its original grandeur. Eric has been documenting the process and Rick, Penny and Angie have been doing the artistic painting, Michelangelo style!
The Agony and The Ecstasy of the 60s
Presented by Joel Geyer
Thurs. April 23 - 7 pm
Wabash native, Joel Geyer, has been producing, directing and writing national award-winning documentaries for over 26 years. Do you remember the Sixties? Come and relive the highs and lows of this memorable decade. Joel will show clips from the ‘60’s as he helps all take a step back in time.
Sponsored by Art and Posy Jasen
Thurs. May 7 - 7 pm
Honeywell Room at the Honeywell Center
Jodie DeSalvo is a nationally known and prize-winning classical pianist who is also a delightful entertainer. She loves to engage her audiences and have fun. Formerly of Fort Wayne, she now lives in Naples, FL, where she performs professionally, teaches and is a frequent soloist with the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra. We are delighted to welcome her to Wabash!
An Evening of Popular Song
Presented by Ron Orman, Rick Elliot, and Pete Jones
Thurs. May 21 - 7 pm
Come hear some of your favorite popular songs from the Great American Songbook. Ron Orman's smooth singing style, Rick Elliott's versatile piano playing and Pete Jones' comments about the music are guaranteed to keep you humming.