Literary Series

Author: Robert Musil, President and CEO of Rachel Carson Council

Date: October 19, 11:30 a.m.

Location: Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD

FOLMC opens the three-day F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival with a luncheon featuring Dr. Robert Musil, President and CEO of the Rachel Carson Council. Dr. Musil has written on a range of environmental topics, including global environmental policy, climate change, and the unique environmental features of Washington, DC. Join us in this elegant, historic setting for the timely and informative discussion.

Copies of Dr. Musil’s Rachel Carson and Her Sisters and Washington in Spring will be available for purchase and signing. The luncheon following the lecture offers an opportunity to continue a personal dialog with the author. Ridgewells caters lunch from a pre-selected menu. Reserve lunch by October 9.

In addition to the lecture, take time to enjoy the Mansion at Strathmore stunning grounds and unique gift shop. The Mansion is a lovely Neo-Georgian colonial-revival built in 1899. The Mansion’s spacious galleries house an eye-catching and thought-provoking array of works in every medium.  The outdoor sculpture garden displays commissioned and donated sculptures by various local and national artists.  Click here to view the current list of exhibitions.

Friends of the Library, F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival, and Strathmore members in good standing receive reduced ticket prices.


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