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Afternoon Tea in the Presence of Princess Grace of Monaco
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Highland Park Community House
Date: March 01, 2020 to March 01, 2020
Where: Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, Illinois, United States, 60035
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Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance presents ... Join us for Afternoon Tea in the Presence of Princess Grace of Monaco Literary dramatist Leslie Goddard, PhD as Princess Grace. Doors open at 12:00 pm, Tea service commences at 1:00 pm Fewer lives have seemed more like a fairy tale than Grace Kellys. The talented young actress, beautiful and successful in her movie career, was swept off her feet by a real-life prince in a whirlwind romance. Her wedding to Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956 fascinated the world. Behind her cool, gracious smile, was a dedicated wife, mother and philanthropist. The idea of my life as a fairy tale is itself a fairy tale. Grace Kelly In this historical portrayal, award-winning actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays the woman who transformed from a Hollywood superstar to a real-life princess. Leslie Goddard M.A., Ph.D., is an award winning actress and scholar who has been presenting history lectures and portraying famous women in history for more than 10 years. Goddard holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, specializing in U.S. cultural history, American studies, and women's history as well as a master's degree in theater and in museum studies. A former museum director, she is the author of two books: Remembering Marshall Fields and Chicagos Sweet Candy History. She currently works full time as a historical interpreter, author and public speaker. Our tables seat 10 guests. We will do our very best to arrange you are seated with your friends. Please advise by phone or e-mail if you have friends paying separately who will sit with you. An early bird boutique will feature jewelry, hats, purses and accessories. A live auction will be conducted to benefit Greater Midwest Foodways Alliance's State Fair Family Heirloom project. We will serve High Tea catered by Gerri High Tea Menu First Course: Scottish Smoked Salmon Pinwheels Beef Tenderloin Triangles Roast Turkey Triangles Cucumber & Watercress Leaves Egg Salad Rounds Chi
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