Skene Manor events coming

T he 2012 season at the Skene Manor is starting to take off and the historic estate will hold two of its most popular events in the coming weeks.

Its first special dinner will be held on Wednesday, May 23. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. appetizers will be served. Dinner will be served beginning at 6 p.m.

The main entrée will be chicken francese and sides will include Duchess potatoes, vegetables, a vegetable medley soup, salad and rolls. A strawberry gateau dessert will also be included.

The entire dinner will made from scratch in the Skene Manor kitchen.

Reservations are highly encouraged and can be made by calling 499-1906 or 499-2053 or 747-3735.

The cost of the meal is $30 and proceeds will benefit the restoration of the estate and other related programs and activities.

A few days later, the Skene Manor will host a Memorial Day Lawn Sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, May 25, and Saturday, May 26, on the grounds outside the manor.

Organizers are currently accepting donations of items to be included in the sale.

For more information, call Sally Raino at 499-2998.

The Skene Manor is a nonprofit organization located at 8 Potter Terrace.

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