Thirty Seventh Annual
Black Orchid Banquet
December 5, 6, & 7, 2014, New York City
As always, the Wolfean year will conclude on the first weekend of December with the annual Black Orchid Weekend festivities on December 5, 6, 7, 2014. We have scheduled a full weekend of events, including:
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- Friday night, December 5, book discussion of THE MOTHER HUNT with adaptation screening of the International version of the A&E TV episode and buffet dinner with wine & beer held at Pete's Tavern, near Gramercy Park
- Saturday afternoon, December 6, Black Orchid Assembly with speakers discussing Wolfean and Stout topics and “swap & shop”
- Saturday evening, December 6, Black Orchid Cocktails & Banquet at Arno Ristorante. As usual, the evening will be filled with song parodies, toasts, themed quizzes, and general hilarity and conviviality as we celebrate Rex Stout’s magnificent legacy. Our keynote speaker at the banquet will be STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, the award-winning composer and lyricist (Godspell, Pippin, Wicked), who is also a long-time Nero Wolfe aficionado.
- an informal brunch on Sunday, December 7, at Pete's Tavern.
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See the Book Discussion page for upcoming book discussions:
- See the calendar below for a quick overview of upcoming events & book discussions