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As Told At The Explorers Club

Success dictates that we once again revive The Long Table Dinner at The Explorers Club!

Join us for an evening of storytelling and fellowship, food and drink.

This is a venerable tradition of the Explorers Club which goes back to the founding of our club and a fine history of it can be found in the forward that George Plimpton wrote for “As Told At The Explorers Club”.

Bring your story and be prepared to tell it with no live-streaming, video or tape recorder present. And, what is a story? You needed to be there last April to hear of the bear on the Cree garbage heap and the landing of a plane caught in dense clouds with no flight instruments!

Doc Hermalyn is our MC and members will regale us for about 8 minutes each - (with novel penalties for going overtime) wielded by our timekeeper, Steve Nagiewicz. We turn off the electric lights and the only illumination in the room will be from flickering candles and the fireplace all aglow…the perfect atmosphere to just relax and let the stories flow!

Members will gather first for cocktails in the Trophy Room, another tradition we are reviving.

We will enjoy hearty, rustic fare in the Clark Room, where the dining table will be in a horseshoe configuration with seating on both sides and facing the fireplace – all the better for members to chat across the table.

Utensils/dishes will be provided but, keeping with tradition, you can bring your favorite chili mug and spoon. Wine and beer and sodas provided.

New and old members will mingle and the stories will flow along with good cheer.

Date: May 28th, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm Cocktails, 7:00 pm Rustic Dinner

Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, New York, NY, 10021

Member Ticket Price: $39 (includes dinner)

Reservation Notes:

Approximately eight Explorers Club members will regale us for about 8 minutes each. If you wish to speak, put in your name with Reservations (in writing) when you reserve your ticket for the dinner. Names will be selected on a lottery basis and you will be contacted if your name is chosen.

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For Reservations, email us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call us at 212.628.8383.

All cancellations are required to be reported 2 days before the event or they will not be granted.

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