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Reedsburg Library (South Central Library System)
Wednesday October 13th, 2010 :: 03:48 p.m. CDT

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Michael Perry Event in Reedsburg Oct 23. 7pm at Cal Center. Free tickets available at Reedsburg Library or Chamber.

Michael Perry to kick off Fermentation Fest at CAL Center

As the kick-off event of the Reedsburg Fermentation Fest, featuring The Smithsonian Exhibition Key Ingredients- America by Food, Michael Perry will be speaking at the CAL Center, 1100 Albert Avenue, Reedsburg on October 23 at 7 p.m.

Tickets to this event are free, and can be found at the Reedsburg Public Library, DJ Dietz Designs, the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce, and Village Booksmith in Baraboo. A freewill donation will be taken during the event to benefit Key Ingredients and its accompanying programs.

Michael Perry is a humorist and author of the bestselling memoirs Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time, Truck: A Love Story and Coop: A Year of Poultry, Pigs and Parenting, as well as the essay collection Off Main Street. Perry was raised on a small dairy farm, and equates his writing career to cleaning calf pens – just keep shoveling, and eventually you’ve got a pile so big, someone will notice.

This event is a part of the Key Ingredients: America by Food traveling Smithsonian Exhibit opening on October 22 at the Woolen Mill Gallery, 26 East Main Street and is brought to you by the Reedsburg Public Library and the Wormfarm Institute and is made possible in part through grants from Wisconsin Humanities Council, Sauk County Arts and Culture Committee. Sponsors include: WI Milk Marketing Board, Foremost Farms, Lakeside Foods, Reedsburg Area Medical Center, Service Electric, Badgerland Credit, Community First Bank, Harris Bank, Viking Village, Hiroshi and Arlene Kanno and Friends of the Reedsburg Public Library.

For more information, contact the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce: 800-844-3507, reedsbrg@rucls.net. Check the website for details on Key Ingredients Exhibit and Fermentation Fest events www.wormfarminstitute.org

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Reedsburg Library (South Central Library System)
370 Vine St
Reedsburg, WI 53959

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Sue Ann Kucher
Reedsburg Public Library
rplstf@scls.lib.wi.us
608-768-7323

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