Summer Suppers

From Literary Circle to Suffragette

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 6:00 PM
50 Guests | $150 per person
Knoxville | 2511 Kingston Pike
Date & Time Saturday August 24th 2019 6:00 pm – 4:13 am
2511 Kingston Pike

“If we only look for it, we are surrounded by the beautiful always. Cherish it, love it. Take it into your hearts and it will be your very life.”
—Adelia Armstrong Lutz

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Adelia spoke these words on November 6, 1893, to Ossoli Circle upon her return from the Chicago World’s Fair. One of Adelia’s contemporaries was Lizzie Crozier French who listed her occupation as suffragist and invited 25 women to form a literary circle named after Margaret Fuller Ossoli. Besides founding Ossoli Circle, Lizzie lobbied for the 19th Amendment and convinced Harry Burn’s mother to influence her son who was THE deciding vote giving women the right to vote. Learn more history as you enjoy a sumptuous meal at the Historic Ossoli Circle Clubhouse built in 1933, home of the oldest women’s federated club in the South. All the recipes will be from the Ossoli Circle 125th Anniversary Cookbook.


“Suffragette” Cocktail, Wine, Beer, Tea, & Water
Dilly Deviled Eggs, Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms, Shrimp filled Endive Leaves, & Parmesan Phyllo Cups
Mixed Greens with Walnuts & Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing
Ossoli Circle Beef Tenderloin
Herb Roasted Potatoes, Tuscan Roasted Carrots, & Dinner Rolls
Seasonal Berry Cobbler à la mode


Linda Bailey
Janie Bitner***
Smita Patil Borole
Amy Fay West Chandler
Diana Condon
John Cotham
Steve Cotham
Mary Fran Darwin
Becky Dockery
Jeannie Dulaney
Marsha & Duane Grieve
Renee Hoyos
Chris Kahn
Rosa Mar***
Lorna Matheny***
Susan & Bill Morris
Margaret Samples
Wanda Taylor***
Tom Whisman

***Ossoli Circle Members

Summer Supper planning committee chairs and co-chairs are designated in the list of hosts with an *. Home/property owners are designated in the list of hosts with an **.

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