David Duree did a free demonstration at Apron Strings Kitchen Store on Saturday. He demonstrated using dumpling wrappers to create a series of appetizers. Apron Strings is at 1 S Main in Hutchinson.
Duree is the owner of LePlatRouge catering services. He does corporate events, private parties and other gatherings on site.
Saturday he created two different appetizers – one with chicken and one with beef. Denise Pounds helped him assemble them to share with everyone who attended.
Apron Strings regularly hosts classes and demonstrations that are open to the public. Check their website for details of upcoming events.
The white granite monument was built in 1918 at a cost of $20,500. It’s 41 feet high and capped with a figure of Abraham Lincoln. The four figures at the base include an Artilleryman, an Infantryman, a Cavalryman and a Sailor. The monument is flanked by two bronze Confederate Civil War cannons.
The monument has been a gathering place for ceremonies honoring those who have served throughout the decades.
Artist Darren Morawitz is offering, “Art Talk,” a free, public event on Thursday, October 2, beginning at 7 p.m. It’s an entertaining, casual lecture/Q&A/discussion about art. It will be at his studio, 11 W B, in downtown Hutchinson.
He’s starting with the Renaissance and ending with the Realist movement (late 1800s). He will examine various art movements and the artists that defined them. Come and join in!
Join a couple hundred of your closest friends to have a great time while competing for BIG prize money, $200.00 each for the best men’s, women’s, and couples Halloween costumes to be exact!!!
The kick off reception is at Evolution Salon and Spa, 24 S Main, Hutchinson, on November 1 from 5:00-6:00 p.m. The pub crawl will then wind through various Downtown bar/restaurant establishments offering drink and food specials to participants from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Tickets are $20/$22 and include an event T-shirt, the kick off reception, prizes, and great specials from participating venues. To be guaranteed a T-shirt, buy your ticket by Monday, October 20th. Ticket sales close at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 30.
Register at the Downtown Hutchinson website.
Captain Richard Phillips, whose ordeal with Somali pirates was told in the movie, Captain Phillips, spoke at the Dillon Lecture Series this morning. There was a great turn out and he shared his story and some photos taken during the pirate attack.
The Dillon Lecture Series is celebrating 25 years of bringing great speakers to Hutchinson. The next one is November 4 and features NASA engineer, Dr. Adam Steltzner who led the team that invented the landing system for the Mars Curiosity Rover.