Black Orchid Weekend
with 36th Annual Black Orchid Banquet
December 6, 7, 8, 2013
DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT: November 22, 2013
Friday, December 6 at 6:00 PM
Book Discussion/Media Event with Dinner with one drink & Cash Bar
Trio for Blunt Instruments -- Murder Is Corny with a viewing of A&E's production of the story
Playwright's Tavern (3rd floor)
202 W. 49 Street
(at the corner of 7th Avenue / cash bar available)
Saturday, December 7
Black Orchid Assembly & Banquet
ALL EVENTS AT
141 West 38th Street
(East of 7th Avenue)
The Assembly: 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Presentations and discussions related to Rex Stout and the Wolfean World. During the break, there will be a sale table of Wolfean items (you can bring your extra books, etc. to sell) plus fresh baked cookies, coffee and water.
Happy Hour (cash bar): 4:30 PM to 6:45 PM
(with plenty of time between events for you to change into your party duds, if you care to)
THE 36th Annual
BLACK ORCHID BANQUET: 6:45 PM to 9:30 PM
The evening is an opportunity to catch up with old Wolfean friends and make new ones. The keynote speaker for the Black Orchid Banquet will be Robert Goldsborough, author of the prequel Archie Meets Nero Wolfe and several other Wolfe books. The evening will also include the traditional quizzes, toasts, and the presentation of this year's Nero Award for best American mystery fiction, as well as the Black Orchid Novella Award, in conjunction with Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine.
Following the banquet, Arno's bar will remain open for post‐Banquet socializing.
Sunday, December 8 at 11:30 AM
129 E. 18 St.
(at the corner of Irving Place
We regret that the weekend's venues are not handicapped accessible.
There are many hotels near Penn Station, Times Square/Theatre District, and
Hell's Kitchen/Clintonville/Hudson Yards. We recommend you make your reservations
ASAP because hotels fill up early for the Christmas shopping/tourist season.
Click here to see (& hear) some of the highlights
from last year's
35th Annual Black Orchid Banquet
|Win a Complimentary 2014 Banquet Tickets!
Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20.
Tickets are available throughout the weekend events
and on the registration form.
The drawing will be held at the Brunch on Sunday morning. You need not be present at any events to win!
20 W. 7th Place St. Paul, MN 55102
The Wolfe Pack plans to attend as a group.
Please check back for details regarding dates, travel plans, accommodations, and dining.