Benzonia Academy Lecture "History of The Cherry Hut"
The 100 Year History of The Cherry Hut Topic of Lecture The 100 year history of The Cherry Hut restaurant is the topic of this month’s Benzonia Academy Lecture Series. The panel discussion will be moderated by Christy Case, co-owner of The Cherry Hut, and the panel includes Kay Holt, Chris MacInnes, and Ned Edwards, all current or former employees The panel discussion will be offered on Thursday, August 11 at 7:00 p.m. at The Mills Community House; it will also be recorded for later viewing on Benzie Area Historical Society’s website www.benziemuseum.org and YouTube channel. Artifacts from The Cherry Hut’s and the Benzie Area Historical Society’s collections will be on display. The Cherry Hut’s recently released a 100th-anniversary book, which includes historic photos, quirky stories, and a timeline of how The Cherry Hut evolved over ten decades. It includes an accounting of everyone - owners and employees alike - who invested their talent and energy into making The Cherry Hut a sweet success. The book will be available for sale before and after the lecture presentation. Cherry pies will be raffled off, and attendees will receive chocolate covered cherries. Attendees are encouraged to wear The Cherry Hut or red and white apparel. This presentation is part of Benzie Area Historical Society’s Benzonia Academy Lecture Series, held on the second Thursday of each month at The Mills Community House, 891 Michigan Avenue, Benzonia (Benzonia Public Library). To learn more about the August 11 lecture, visit the Benzie Area Historical Society’s Facebook page, check out their website: https://benziemuseum.org/2022/07/28/benzonia-academy-lecture-series-history-of-the-cherry-hut, or call the Museum at (231) 882-5539. ###