Sept. 30: Cuban evening event at ASU

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PIGGOTT — To kick off the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Education Center’s upcoming trip to Cuba, HPMEC will host Una Noche Cubana, a Cuban-themed evening, Friday, Sept. 30, at the Pavilion on the campus of Arkansas State University.

The evening begins at 6 p.m. with Cuban cocktails and a cigar demonstration by Wade Berryhill of Orinoco Cigars. Dinner follows at 7 p.m. Mark Cirino, co-author of “Hidden Hemingway,” will speak during dinner.

The evening serves as a start for the museum’s trip to Cuba in 2017, following in the footsteps of Hemingway’s novel, “Islands in the Stream.” Details of the trip will be available at the dinner.

The cost of a ticket is $75. Tables of six are available for $400. Proceeds will benefit the museum.

Please RSVP to the museum by Sept. 23 by calling (870) 598-3487 or emailing adamlong@astate.edu. Interested parties may also contact the museum for additional information about the trip.

First National Bank – Piggott’s Banking Center and Piggott State Bank, sponsor this event.

HPMEC is an Arkansas State University Heritage Site at 1021 W. Cherry Street, Piggott, Arkansas. Tours are on the hour Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday 1-3 p.m.

Press Release – ASU
Attached Photo: Cayo Guillermo, Cuba – One of the highlights of the upcoming tour of Cuba.

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