In Emma’s Kitchen - A Day in Aurora with author Jane Kirkpatrick

with acclaimed Oregon writer Jane Kirkpatrick and including lunch at French Prairie Perennials

May 11, 2019

Begin the day by checking in at the Old Aurora Colony Museum

Reservations required, limited to 100 guests

Call the museum to check availability: 503-678-5754

Spend a lovely and unique day with Jane Kirkpatrick, author of the beloved Emma of Aurora books about Colony pioneer Emma Wagner Giesy. Highlights of the day will be a book signing in the house Emma lived in, a lecture by Jane Kirkpatrick, and a reception at French Prairie Perennials in Aurora. The menu will feature actual recipes from Emma, her daughter Kate, and her granddaughter Irene!

SCHEDULE (Approximate):

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Book signing with Jane Kirkpatrick in the George Kraus House
Noon - 1 p.m. Presentation by Jane Kirkpatrick at Aurora Presbyterian Church
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Reception at French Prairie Perennials, Third & Main Streets and original site of Emma’s house
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. A short walking tour of Emma’s Aurora and optional visit to Emma’s grave (follow in your own car)
4 p.m. Emma toasts her French Uncle Johnathan at Pheasant Run Winery, First & Main Streets (no-host, wine available for purchase)