Hemingway and Idaho: Hemingway Happy Hour and Silent Auction

Monday, October 5 2009 at 4:00 PM

Three days of events celebrating Ernest Hemingway, his work and his connection to Idaho begins with this happy hour and silent auction. Cost is $12 per person, and includes appetizers and one cocktail. Tickets are available at Bookpeople and the Red Door Restaurant in downtown Moscow. Current donations to the silent auction include a first edition copy of Hemingway’s "Men Without Women," original work by local artists, a special selection of wine from Merry Cellars and other local wineries, a gift certificate to Nectar Wine Bar, Hemingway-themed paintings, a bed-and-breakfast night on top of Moscow Mountain, a one-hour book proposal consultation with Pulitzer finalist Kim Barnes, and a three-hour fiction workshop with critically-acclaimed author Daniel Orozco. A portion of the proceeds support the University of Idaho Ernest Hemingway Fellowship Fund. For more information about the University of Idaho's three-day Hemingway celebration, taking place Oct. 5-7, visit www.uidaho.edu/class/english/hemingway.aspx.