Plan to join us and bring friends to our special monthly meeting on Thursday evening, May 10.

It’s our 25th anniversary! Come early and stay late! Wear your period dress!

Who: Our meetings are free and open to the public. This month, our regular “battlefield bucket” free-will donation will be offered to honor our special guests, the Huntsville Traditional Music Association. HTMA preserves our history by studying, preserving and playing period music and instruments for all to enjoy. Our speaker Mike Coker from Charleston, SC, will be described in a separate email to members. Details about his topic will be posted on our web at

What: In addition to our expert speaker, we’ll be celebrating our 25-plus years as a Round Table. We’ve lined up some special treats, including period music, our annual book sale, and free birthday dessert.

When: NOTE we’ve changed the schedule slightly to accommodate additional activities. Please try to be seated by 6:15 to enjoy the music.

5:30-6:30 Annual book sale–with bargains on diverse-era history books galore

5:30  Chicken buffet opens (for separate charge)

6:15-6:45 Civil War era string music by Round Table members of HTMA, including Dan Charles, Marcia Chesebro, Bill Cassels, and their guest singers

6:45-7  Welcome and appreciation to founding and long-time members of the Round Table

7-8:15  Speaker, Q and A, and drawing for Nick’s Ristorante gift certificate

8:15-9  Free dessert and more book sale time

Where: Elks Lodge, 725 Franklin St., Huntsville, AL, 35801