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  • Thurber House 77 Jefferson Avenue Columbus, OH, 43215 United States (map)
Secret Columbus

Online ticket sales have ended. Reading Only tickets are available at the door for $25.

What do trash-eating pigs have to do with modern-day conveniences like the city landfill? How did the Short North arts district get its name? Columbus native Anietra Hamper is an award-winning travel writer, photographer, and owner of ThreeWordPress. Her travels take her around the world covering destinations, adventure travel, and fishing for regional and national publications. Her new book, Secret Columbus: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure, is a journey of awe-inspiring moments combined with exciting knowledge about Ohio’s capital city.

Anietra Hamper spent nearly 20 years as a top-rated television news anchor and Emmy nominated investigative reporter. She is a recipient of the YWCA Women of Achievement Award, Jefferson Award, and Congressional Award.

Picnicking begins at 5:30, and the program will start at 6:45.

Thai Chicken Wrap; Asian Broccoli Salad with Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Green Onions, and Ramen Noodles; White Chocolate/Macadamia Nut Cookie.

Individual Tickets
Dinner and Reading: $40
Reading Only (Adult): $25
Reading Only (Children 12 and Under): $5

Dinner and Reading tickets must be purchased by noon on the Monday before the picnic. All tickets are non-refundable.

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