Summer Suppers

8/28 - Suffrage City: A Return to 1920 - Dinner Seating - ALMOST SOLD OUT!

Saturday, August 28, 2021 | 6:00 PM
24 Guests | $125 per person
The Home of Lauren and Steve Rider | 229 E. Scott Avenue
Date & Time Saturday August 28th 2021 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
The Home of Lauren and Steve Rider
229 E. Scott Avenue


This is an outdoor dining event with an opportunity to also see the home. 

Huzzah! The ladies can pull the lever now, but it wasn’t so long ago things were a little different. Join us for an evening reimagining “polite conversation” in 1920, the year of the famous vote for woman suffrage when Tennessee changed the course of history. Guests will gather at the beautifully restored 1915 Neoclassical home of Lauren and Steven Rider in Old North Knoxville. At that time, Old North was young, the neighbors owned or managed textile mills, foundries, and the railroads. They often gathered to discuss current events of the day. Each guest will assume a character and a position on the subject of suffrage. Find out if you’ll be wearing a red or yellow rose! A meal of heavy hors d’oeuvres, signature cocktails, and wine under the oak in the side yard will make for some spirited conversation.



Vegetable and Glazed Chicken Skewers
Sweet Potato Biscuit with Hickory Smoked Bourbon Glazed Turkey
Italian Sausage and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Grilled Vegetables
Roasted Red Potatoes
Bruschetta with Boursin Cheese
Cucumber Soup Shooters
French Charcuterie Board
Assortment of Pastries
Beer, wine, punch, and craft cocktails


Cliff Beach
Christy & Scott Brooks
Mary Pom Claiborne* & John Bradley
Liz Church
Lindsay Crockett
Kelly Drummond
Laurie & David Gordon
Marsha & Duane Grieve
Kyle Anne Lang* & Justin Krey
Raina Lang
Laurie & David Matthews
Molly Moore
Tina Rolen & Bill Pittman
Lauren & Steven Rider**
Brian Thompson
Melissa & Chad Tindell
Jennifer Torgeson
Adrienne & Stanton Webster
Julia and Carl Whipple
Jessyca Williams
Anthony Wilson

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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