100 years ago Mr. Burns stepped off the train in this very location, catching the first glimpse of the town he would make his home.
Join us downtown today at Mattison's™City Grille for the official beginning of Owen Burns Week in Sarasota. Featuring the new book release and book signing of "Owen Burns, The Man Who Bought and Built Sarasota" by Jeff LaHurd. Free Event. Cash Bar.
Bring your camera and take your photo with Owen Burns! White fedoras will be on sale to complete your Mr. Burns look.
All proceeds benefit the projects of the Friends of the Sarasota County History Center, a designated 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation.
ABC Channel 7's Linda Carson interviewed LaHurd November 8 on "Noon Top Stories". The interview video starts at 1:09 minutes. http://www.mysuncoast.com/mediacenter/local.aspx
Reception and NEW Book Release
4:30 - 6:30pm
N. Lemon and Main Street
|Jeff LaHurd giving an interview to Channel 7's Linda Carson.|