Ten Reasons to Come to Eat Read Hugo

Posted Fri, 4/04/2014 - 12:06pm by  |  Category:
1. The best bites of coconut cream pie you’ve ever tasted, a la Tom Douglas.coconut cream pie
The View From Casa Chepitos2. Great live auction items: One is a trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, courtesy of our student Judith Gille, who wrote a memoir about the pink house you’d be staying in. San Miguel de Allende was also voted the No. 1 city in the world by Conde Nast readers.
masquerade3. Another item is a Masquerade Supper and Ghost Hunt at Hugo House, which includes a French meal cooked for you by best-selling author and Paris-trained chef Kathleen Flinn and her husband, Michael Klozar.
wave4. Not out for the big-ticket items? We also have a silent auction that includes packages such as books from Copper Canyon and Wave Books, a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum of Flight, an improv class with Matt Smith, and more.
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5. Speaking of Matt Smith—the improv comedy actor and star of Sleepless in Seattle (Tom Hanks who?) for his role as “Mailman”—will be our hilarious auctioneer for the night.
DSC_02316. A special reading by a writer from our youth program, to show you the impact of your generous contributions.
7. Our guest speaker is the most famous librarian around, Nancy PearlVIP ticket holders also get the chance to hobnob with her at the champagne pre-reception. Ask all your burning Dewey Decimal System questions while you have the chance!
8. A writer-laden dining room: enjoy your meal in the company of Peter Mountford, Theo Nestor, Garth Stein, and Kary Wayson.
HugoHouse_Icon_color-rgb9. And your support—whether you simply purchase a ticket or buy up all the auction items—helps us help writers improve their craft and, if we’re doing our job right, change their lives.
starbs10. A FREE $10 Starbucks gift card for the next ten lucky people who purchase tickets online

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