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Special event speaker planned at Franklin Creek Grist Mill on April 20

Posted: Wednesday, Apr 10th, 2013

FRANKLIN GROVE — The Franklin Creek Preservation Area Committee is hosting a dinner and performance at the Grist Mill at the Franklin Creek Park in Franklin Grove.

On Saturday, April 20, Brian “Fox” Ellis will give a performance as celebrated naturalist John James Audubon. Ellis has performed at countless festivals, conferences, and schools.

He has published 15 books, 12 award winning CDs, hosted a television pilot, produced two DVDs and written more than 100 magazine articles. 

Spend an hour in the studio of one of America’s greatest naturalists and wildlife artists. Listen to tales of his adventures as he finishes something no one had every accomplished before: drawing every bird in North America. Audubon will enchant you with stories of his travels and travails in the wildest places on the planet. He will celebrate the natural history of the North America as he saw it in the early 1800s.

For the complete article see the 04-09-2013 issue.

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