Fuel your passion for the outdoors by exploring the life of the High Country's own Leigh Ann Henion, New York Times bestselling author of "Phenomenal: A Hesitant Adventurer's Search for Wonder in the Natural World." The book details how Henion chased eclipses, migrations and other natural phenomena around the globe to reawaken her sense of wonder. "Phenomenal" was named an editor's pick by O: The Oprah Magazine, Backpacker and Barnes & Noble Review. Elizabeth Gilbert called it a "gorgeously written and deeply thoughtful memoir."
The event starts at 6 p.m. with hors d'oeuvres in the Nature Museum, followed by the lecture at 6:30 p.m. in the Nature Museum Auditorium. The program is limited to 100 guests, and registration is required by emailing email@example.com or calling (828) 733-2013. Admission to the lecture is $20 per person and free to members of Grandfather Mountain's Bridge Club. To learn more about the Bridge Club, or to become a member, visit https://grandfather.com/preserving-protecting/become-a-member/.