Calendar of Events 2013 - 2014

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Opening Garden Tea
University Residence, 211 Deer Park Drive
Join University First Lady Lydia Howarth as she greets the new academic year by honoring our Life Members and introducing our scholarship students. There will also be a “walk down memory lane” with John S. Beasley II, BA’52, JD’54, vice chancellor emeritus and counselor to VU chancellors. Reservations due by September 1, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013
Community Explorer’s Event: The Hermitage Hotel
Tour of the historic Hermitage Hotel in downtown Nashville. Opened in 1910, the Hermitage is one of Nashville's oldest hotels, and our guide has a multitude of interesting stories about its history and famous guests. Lunch afterwards at the Capitol Grille.

Thursday, October 17, 2013
Community Explorer’s Event: The Nashville Zoo
In addition to the zoo, we will tour the historic Croft Home, listed on the National Register of Historic Homes, and find out how the zoo came to be located on the Grassmere Plantation land. Lunch at the Zoofari Cafe.

Thursday, November 7, 2013
Dyer Observatory
Kate Payne will discuss legal issues, including living wills, associated with aging parents.

November: Date TBD
Community Explorer’s Event: Music City Center
Get an inside look at the beautiful new Music City Center. Our tour of the 2.1 million-square-foot building will be chock-full of information about its state-of-the-art construction features, including their four-acre green roof! Details on date/lunch location to follow.

Thursday, December 5, 2013
Holiday Luncheon and Bazaar
Brentwood Country Club
Celebrate the holidays with music and friendship, and pick up some great holiday gifts for friends and family. A percentage of the proceeds go to the Vanderbilt Woman’s Club.

Thursday, January 16, 2014
Annual Meeting
Old Gym
Hear Dr. Emilie Townes, Vanderbilt’s new Divinity School Dean. Dr. Townes is a distinguished Yale University scholar and administrator whose areas of expertise include Christian ethics and womanist theology.

Friday, February 7, 2014
Community Room, Central Library
Sample yummy hors d'oeuvres and wines from around the world at our annual scholarship fundraiser. Music, fun and lots of wonderful silent auction items.

Thursday, March 20, 2104
Dyer Observatory
Dr. Molly Miller, Geology Professor, will talk about her research and travels to Antarctica.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
Spring Luncheon
Richland Country Club
A chance to visit with friends, honor outgoing board members, and welcome the new board.