Join New Pioneers for an evening of food and fun in downtown Springfield! Attendees choose a handcrafted ceramic bowl and dine on a delicious selection of homemade soups, breads and desserts. BYOB wine and beer.
$25 per adult; $10 children 5-10; free 4 and under. Admission payable at door via cash, check, or card.
5:30: DOORS OPEN
Attendees can arrive, choose bowls and food, mingle and settle in
6: PROGRAM BEGINS
Welcome from New Pioneers Board and Whitney Wurzel, Executive Director
6:15: Opening Music by Casey Hammett
6:30: New Pioneers Notes: Updates from the Field
6:45: Poetry Reading by Maurice Manning, accompanied by Sue Massek on banjo
7:15: Storytelling by Kathy Nicarry
7:25: New Pioneers Notes: On the Horizon
7:40: Classical Whistling by Kris O’Daniel
7:55: Communal Performance of “This Land is Your Land”
8: PROGRAM CONCLUDES
Sincere thanks to the generous potters, soup chefs, bread bakers, dessert makers, event volunteers, and supporters who make this event possible!