Special guest Russ Schleipman will present a precious telescope known as the Porter Garden Telescope. This amazing telescope is fashioned after the famous Porter telescope created in 1920s by Mr. Russell Porter, head designer of Hale Telescope at the Palomar Mountain Observatory. Fred Schleipman, engineer, avid astronmer and the father of Russ Schleipman sought to recreated the Porter Garden Telescope by featuring the latest in optic science to bring the heavens down to Earth. The original Porter telescope is in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian . Mr. Russ Schleipman will be discussing the creation of this amazing piece of technology and the Lunar Eclipse.
Innkeeper Robert Lewis Dean II will discuss the five wine pairings and special food preparation for the fine five course dinner.
Tasting Menu & Wine Tasting Pairing includes:
First CourseApple Goat Cheese Sage Tart over Baby Arugula
Second CourseWild Mushroom Flan with Grilled Artichoke/Olive Tapenade
Third Course Chilean Sea Bass in Lemongrass Green Chili Coconut Broth and Toasted Coconut
Fourth CoursePhyllo Wrapped Lamb, off the rack, with Spinach & Vermont Goat Cheese with a Rosemary Demi-Glaze
Fifth CourseMini-Apple Tart Tartan with Salted Caramel Gelato
All of this and a unique opportunity to view the night stars and lunar eclipse through this amazing telescope for $89 per person including tax and gratuity. And evening of great fun and lunar exploration!
Please contact Samantha or Robert to RSVP and we look forward to seeing you! Special $119 room rate available for previous dinner and inn guests – so make it a “stay-cation” relax and enjoy!