The Annual Clarke Lecture Series takes place each January, February and March. The topics and speakers, which change annually, focus on the natural world and environmental concerns. The event kicks off in the church Vestry at 6:00PM with hot cider, followed by a complete vegetarian dinner and dessert at 6:30PM and the lecture/presentation beginning at 7:30PM. Individual dinners are $20. The series of three dinners is $50. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Please contact Nancy Schulz for tickets.

2020 Clarke Dinners & Lectures

Saturday, January 11

“Australia: Fascinating Flora & Fauna on this Remote Continent,” Justin Turcotte, professional chef and former Montpelier City Councilor

Saturday, February 15

“Utah’s Green River: A Journey through Geological & Human History,” Nancy Chickering & Kris Hammer, long-time members of the Unitarian Church of Montpelier

Saturday, March 21

“Mount Everest,” Alex Tait, Geographer at National Geographic Society (and son of UCM member Colin Tait)