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Chesapeake Bay Writers Luncheon Meeting

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 in Kilmarnock


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                       $26, CBW Members $21

Elizabeth Seydel Morgan will speak at the Chesapeake Bay Writers Club meeting at the Kilmarnock Inn, 34 E. Church Street, Kilmarnock, Virginia on April 15.  Her subject will be Creative Writing and Poetry.  Ms. Morgan has been a writer-in-Residence at Hollins University and the graduate school of Virginia Commonwealth University.  Primarily a poet, she has won awards in short fiction and a Screenwriting Prize at the Charlottesville Film Festival for her screen play, Queen Esther, and she has published five books of poetry with LSU Press.  Ms. Morgan will share her experiences and read from her new book, Spans-New and Selected Poems.  Afterwards she will be available to sign books.  The public is welcome to hear the popular Virginia poet.  The social hour begins at 11:00 am followed by lunch at noon and the program begins about 1PM.

Advance reservations are required by Friday, April 10, 2015. 


Menu and Entree Options - Kilmarnock Inn, 34 E. Church Street, Kilmarnock

The price includes tax, gratuity of 20%, iced tea, or coffee and homemade vanilla ice cream with Banana foster sauce.

Entrée options are:

1. Congressional Club

The club has chicken, bacon and rosemary ham and lettuce, tomatoes, mayo and cheese served with kettle cooked chips.

2. Senate Salmon Salad

On a wonderful bed of greens with carrots, tomatoes, red onions and sliced boiled egg served with dill dressing and topped with herb crusted, seared salmon and bread.

3. Mandarin Orange Spinach Salad

Garden fresh baby spinach salad, red onions, pecans and mandarin oranges served with toasted sesame dressing and bread.


4. Croissant Sandwich

Fresh baked croissant stuffed with chicken salad; with lettuce and tomato served with a side of kettle cooked chips.



If traveling from Williamsburg take I-64 W and exit at VA-30, Exit 227, toward West Point/Toano. Merge onto VA-30 toward West Point/Barhamsville.  Turn right onto VA-273/Farmers Drive.  Turn Right onto Etham Road/VA-33/VA-30. Continue to follow VA-33.  Turn left onto George Washington Memorial Hwy US-17N/NA-33. Continue to follow US-17 N/VA-33.  Keep right at the fork to go on VA-33.

Take the 2nd right onto General Puller Hwy/VA-33 (Saluda). Continue on VA-33 and turn left

at Greys Point Rd/VA-3, and travel on to Kilmarnock.

When you enter Kilmarnock, turn right at the 2nd stop light, E Church Street/VA-200.

The Kilmarnock Inn, 354 E. Church Street is on the right.

If coming from Gloucester, Mathews or Middle Peninsula take VA-3 North to Kilmarnock.  When you enter the town of Kilmarnock, Turn right onto E Church Street/VA-200 (second stop light) and The Kilmarnock Inn, 354E Church Street is on the right.

If coming from Tappahannock, Warsaw or beyond, take Route 360 to Route 3 South, and on to Kilmarnock, or if travelling from Westmoreland County, take Route 3 south to Kilmarnock.  Turn left at first light (E. Church Street/VA-200). The Kilmarnock Inn, 354E Church Street is on the right.

If travelling from Route 200 to Kilmarnock, just before you reach the traffic light The Kilmarnock Inn, 354 E Church Street is located on your left.

There is on street parking available on both sides of Church Street in front of the Kilmarnock Inn and a public parking lot in back of the Inn is also available also for parking which is located on Augustus Avenue.


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