• Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall (map)
  • 342 East Jackson Street
  • Mountain Home, ID, 83647
  • United States

The Mountain Home Arts Council Literary Arts Committee presents...

Fall Coffee House and presentation of The Whistle Pig Vol. 8

Friday, October 28th

Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall

Doors Open at 6:30pm; presentation starts at 7pm

The Whistle Pig Vol. 8 Launches at Fall Coffee House

The Fall Coffee House, set for Friday, Oct. 28, at Our Lady of Good Counsel Hall (342 East Jackson St.), will debut the eighth volume of Elmore County’s literary journal The Whistle Pig and the fourth volume of its Broadside Series with a poem by Frank Monasterio and paper by Tom Bennick. The program is highlighted by readings from featured writers and art by select visual artists. Coffee, Italian sodas, and other beverages will be provided by Common Ground Coffee; homemade fall breads will also be served. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the program begins at 7 pm. Frank Monasterio will serve as master of ceremonies.

The Whistle Pig ($15, $10 for back issues), showcases select local writers and artists, and is published annually by the Literary Arts Committee of the Mountain Home Arts Council.

A display of The Whistle Pig journals, Broadsides, and original art from Volume 8 are also featured at the Mountain Home Historical Museum for the month of October.

The Mountain Home Arts Council entertains, enriches, and educates the community by promoting and presenting varied artistic and cultural events. Upcoming events include Art at the Inn on Nov. 12 at the Hampton and professional pianist Jason Farnham on Nov. 22 at First Congregational Church. These enjoyable, family events are made possible by local patrons, business sponsors, the Idaho Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.  For our full season of events or other information, please visit our website, www.mharts.org, find us on Facebook or call the Arts Council office at 587-3706.  

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Don't forget to check out our display at the Mountain Home Museum!