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Afternoon Tea in the Presence of Princess Grace of Monaco
Highland Park Community House
Highland Park, IL
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Afternoon Tea in the Presence of Princess Grace of Monaco
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
Chicken Salad
Open-Faced Asparagus Rounds
Open-Faced French Brie with Cranberry Chutney

Second Course:
Homemade Raisin Scones w/ fresh lemon curd,
Strawberry preserves & Devonshire cream

Third Course:
Homemade Rhubarb & Apple Pie w/fresh cream

Fourth Course:
An assortment of Elegant Petit Fours & Pastries

Tea poured all afternoon.

Tickets: $60, at the door: $65 (if seating is available)

Your payment will confirm your reservation.
Seating or Questions? (312) 380-1665 or GreaterMidwestFoodways@gmail.com

Location

Highland Park Community House (View)
1991 Sheridan Road
Highland Park, IL 60035
United States

Categories

Arts > Performance
Food > Sweets
Other > Charity

Minimum Age: 10
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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