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We have some exciting dinners already on the calendar!
Thusday, February 11, 2021
HHG will kick-off the Winter Supper Club Series with a special virtual 5th Annual Robbie Burns Supper.
Dinner provided by Eat Your Heart Out
Fun and festive evening of “toasting” and “roasting” the Lads and Lassies while paying tribute to the National Bard of Scotland, Robert Burns (1759-1796). The evening will feature a three-course Scottish dinner (including a bit of haggis!). In addition to the traditional Ode to Haggis, trivia and toasts, this evening will feature a sampling of whiskies led by sommelier, Abigail O’Connor who will also discuss the history of Scotch and all manner of the spirit!
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Guest Speaker: author/historian Skip Finley
Dinner provided by Chef Roland Catering
Highfield Hall & Gardens celebrates Black History month with author/historian Skip Finley as he discusses his new book “Whaling Captains of Color – America’s First Meritocracy”. Weekly Oak Bluffs Town columnist for the Vineyard Gazette from June 2012 to June 2017, Skip Finley is a retired broadcaster who has written for, been featured or quoted in most media industry trade publications. More info on Skip can be found here: https://www.skipfinley.com/
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Guest Speaker: Dr. Marcia Macedo, Woodwell Climate Research Center.
Dinner provided by Bucatino
We have joined once again with the WCRC as our speaker this evening will be Dr. Marcia Macedo, Director Water Program. Seeing the Forest for the Streams: Dr. Macedo will weave together her personal story and her work on how streams and water cycle in the Amazon is changing due to agriculture and climate change.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
History At Play™ presents, “Tinseltown Inventor: The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, Hedy Lamarr”
Dinner provided by Dana’s Kitchen
This special one-woman performance by History At Play™ introduces you to a woman clouded in a fantasy world that only Tinseltown could create. Watch, as this young Viennese refugee transforms to become The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, all the while, inventing technology that would become the forerunner to GPS, WIFI, and all wireless telecommunications using Spread Spectrum Technology.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Guest Speaker: Bruce Strickrott, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Dinner provided by Osteria La Civetta
Bruce Strickrott, WHOI Group Manager and Chief Pilot of the Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin, will be discussing piloting the ALVIN submersible 4 miles below the ocean surface.
Thursday, April 22, 2021
Guest Speaker: author, Ruiari McKiernan
Dinner provided by restaurant Quicks Hole Tavern
Ruiari McKiernan; award-winning social innovator, campaigner, bestselling author, and speaker will discuss his new best seller “Hitching for Hope” and his journey through Ireland following the collapse of Ireland’s Celtic Tiger economy. Engaging, provocative, and sincere, Hitching for Hope recounts a journey both deeply personal and explicitly political. A testimony to the spirit of Ireland, it is an inspirational manifesto for hope and healing in troubled times.’