The first two on the list are much more pleasant than the last, but if you plan your Tuesday [3.18] accordingly, you could have it all in one day.
Crescent Hill Library hosts author Pamela J. Olsen on Tuesday, March 18th, with an author forum for the release of her book, “Fast Times in Palestine.” 4:30p
With dizzying speed she found herself attending Yasser Arafat’s funeral, tour-guiding Israeli friends around the West Bank, dating a Palestinian from a conservative village, being held at gunpoint and injured by a stun grenade, and witnessing the 2005 Disengagement from inside the Gaza Strip. The gripping narrative focuses not only on violence, terror, and politics but also on the daily rounds of house parties, concerts, barbecues, weddings, jokes, harvests, and romantic drama that happen in between.
It’s just a short drive from Crescent Hill to E. Market Street where Decca will be celebrating Whiskey and Women with a cocktail party and book signing by Fred Minnick, author of “Whiskey Women: The Untold Story of How Women Saved Bourbon, Scotch, and Irish Whiskey.” 6-8p