Savor the flavors of Fall with a unique 20th century dining experience at the J. Alden Simpson home in Greenville.
Designed by architect Pendleton S. Clark and built in 1937, this Georgian style home, meticulously restored by Foster and Murray McKissick, will be open for one night only. The evening includes tours of the home and grounds, historically inspired cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, period entertainment, and a full dinner menu inspired by 1930s recipes.
Please contact Megan Zapf, Director of Development, at 864-467-3100 regarding purchasing tickets and ticket availability.
Adult Ticket $165.00 – single adult, open seating
Patron Ticket $500.00 – 2 adults, priority seating and your name on the program
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Tours at 6:00 PM
Dinner at 7:00 PM
Menu: 1930s Jazz Club Four Course Dinner
Inspired by 20th century recipes
Mini Cobb Salad with Green Goddess Dressing
Assorted rolls and butters
Tomahawk Short Rib with an Apple Loganberry Demi-glace
Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Pepper Stuffed with Goat Cheese and Spinach Soufflé
Ambrosia Apple Pie
Chocolate Torte with Raspberry Glaze
Rain Date – October 3, 2018
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Upcountry History Museum – Furman University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, in its mission to connect people, history, and culture. Through its collections, programs, and exhibitions the Museum preserves and interprets the history of the Upcountry South Carolina, while bringing quality museum offerings from around the world to the Upcountry to encourage people to discover the world and the Upcountry’s role in it.
The Museum extends its appreciation to:
Homeowners Foster and Murray McKissick
PLEASE NOTE: All points of entrance to the J. Alden Simpson Home and the alfresco dining experience are by staircase only.