Discounted presale tickets available for centennial barbecue
Discounted presale tickets are available for the barbecue on Sunday, May 29,during the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums Centennial Celebration.
The barbecue is from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. on the grounds of Spiegel Grove. HPLM encourages those attending to buy presale tickets and reserve their meal. BBQ Traveler is preparing the food. There also will be musical entertainment during the barbecue.
Presale tickets cost:
· $5 for a hot dog, chips, applesauce and beverage. ($6 the day of the barbecue)
· $7 for a quarter of barbecued chicken, baked potato, tossed salad, roll and beverage. ($8 the day of the barbecue)
· $9 for a half barbecued chicken, baked potato, tossed salad, roll and beverage. ($10 the day of the barbecue)
To reserve tickets, call 419-332-2081, ext. 238. Meals also will be available the day of the barbecue and will be served until the food runs out.
The barbecue will take place after the keynote speech by veteran journalist and author Cokie Roberts and a wreath-laying ceremony at President Rutherford B. Hayes’ tomb. Roberts’ speech, the wreath-laying and other events on the grounds during the Centennial Celebration – which takes place May 28-30 – are free. For a schedule of events, visit rbhayes.org.
The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is America’s first presidential library. It is located at Spiegel Grove at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues in Fremont, Ohio. The facility is affiliated with the Ohio History Connection.
For information, call 419-332-2081, or visit rbhayes.org. Like HPLM on Facebook at www.facebook.com/hayespresidentialcenterand follow on Twitter at @rbhayespres.