Third Thursday at The Lodge
A tradition from the very beginning, Third Thursday events offer an eclectic variety of entertaining and educational presentations. Local celebrities, musicians, area historians, authors, artists, vintners and a host of other accomplished professionals make up the list of speakers. You’ll want to invite your friends and family to join in the fun.
Free Speech vs. Hate Speech
This month we present University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sullivan. In her presentation President Sullivan will be discussing the national debate concerning free speech on college campuses, the dividing line between free speech and hate speech, and how universities prepare for public assemblies that can lead to clashes. President Sullivan is UVA’s eighth president. She’s a respected scholar in labor force demography and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences. She’s a graduate of Michigan State University’s James Madison College, and earned her doctoral degree in sociology from the University of Chicago. Make your reservations today. RSVP to 434-823-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited.
Aging Famously: Follow Those You Admire to Living Long and Well
Author Elizabeth Meade Howard will be discussing her book Aging Famously: Follow Those You Admire to Living Long and Well. The book describes her journey into her later years and chronicles the advice she received from the experts—resourceful and resilient older men and women whom she admired for their imagination, adaptability and successful aging. Among the people she interviewed were famous people ranging from Walter Cronkite to Carol Channing. Make your plans today. Seating is limited! RSVP to 434-823-9100 or email@example.com. Seating is limited.
Swannanoa Palace:Jewel of the Blue Ridge
This month we welcome Airisun Wonderli. Ms. Wonderli is the author of Swannona Palace-A Pictorial History, It’s Past and Present. Her presentation will take us on a journey back in time to when Swannanoa Palace was built. You’ll learn about the lives of the builders, the people who called Swannanoa Palace home, it’s rich history, amazing architecture and everything there is to know about this remarkable historic home. Make your plans today. Seating is limited! RSVP to 434-823-9100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Seating is limited.
The Mindful Day
This month the Lodge presents Laurie J. Cameron author of National Geographic’s, The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm and Joy from Morning to Evening. Laurie is founder of the leadership consulting firm, Purpose Blue. In her presentation Laurie will discuss her new book and how you can cultivate a calm mind and how to fully savor your life with purpose and joy. The evening will surely be educational, powerful and inspirational. Make your plans today. Seating is limited! RSVP to 434-823-9100 or email@example.com. Seating is limited.