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History Dinner Theater: Thomas Jefferson

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  • December 07, 2017 - December 07, 2017
  • Location: Foster and Muriel McCarl Coverlet Gallery
  • Address: 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe, PA 15650
  • Times: 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $65 adults, $35 students, $25 children. Group pricing available
  • 724-805-2188

Thomas Jefferson is an American titan who led by charisma and conversation, rather than by coercion. As president, his dinners were personal and intimate, with cuisine created by an internationally-known French chef, after which wine was served and the discussion was then turned to the political. The first United States Secretary of State, the second Vice President, the third President, Jefferson considered these roles as burdens placed upon him. Jefferson was most proud of penning theDeclaration of Independence, fathering the University of Virginia, and shepherding the Statute of Religious Freedom: Jefferson considered these achievements his gifts to America. Steve Edenbo offers his audience Thomas Jefferson’s gifts with eloquence. Mr. Edenbo shares Jefferson’s love of reading, writing, and good wine, as well as a love of the outdoors and the need to balance intimate friendships with solitude. Ticket price includes a menu choice of one of the following selections: Herb Crusted Flank Steak: Savor a perfectly tender herb crusted flank steak served with roasted tomato jus. Chicken Fontina: Seared chicken breast with fontina cheese, wild mushrooms and sweet onion sage jus. All meals are served with a salad, sides, and a delectable desert.

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