Farm-to-Table dinners and speakers highlight Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th at Kentuck Knob
In honor of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday, Kentuck Knob is partnering with Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar, the Duquesne Club, and Jamison Farm to offer visitors an exciting and exceptional experience combining an optional walk through of Frank Lloyd Wright’s house on Kentuck Knob and a delicious dinner on the beautiful grounds of the home. These 5 dinners feature special seasonal menus created just for the occasion with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.
June 8 – Blowing out the Candles for Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th
Celebrate Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday and appreciate his genius with a fantastic meal by Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and birthday cake. Take in the beauty of the grounds and dine in the open air with special guests Joseph and Jodi Hardy. Reserve your seat now.
July 9 – Sunday Moonlit Dinner
Have to miss the outdoor birthday bash? There are still 4 other chances to dine on the pristine grounds at Kentuck Knob. Join in on the BYOB fun with dinner by Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar on July 9. Eighty Acres is a family-owned contemporary American restaurant located in the Monroeville area. Check out the menu and details here.
July 22 – Speakers Dinner: Living & Working with Frank Lloyd Wright
Join Lord Palumbo, current owner of the home, and a special guest speaker for a relaxed and interesting conversation about living and working with the brilliant Frank Lloyd Wright. Lord and Lady Palumbo, opened the house to the public in 1997 and added works by sculptors to the ground including works by Sir Anthony Caro, Richard Serra, Michael Warren and several others. Joining Lord Palumbo will be Richard Armstrong, Director of the Solomon R Guggenheim Museum and Foundation, previously of the Carnegie Museum of Art. This fascinating conversation about the art of Frank Lloyd Wright will be paired with a farm-to-table dinner by the Duquesne Club. Reserve your seat and view the menu.
August 5 Speakers Dinner: The High Life & Times of Frank Lloyd Wright
On August 5, Lord Palumbo will be joined by Raymund Ryan and Professor Carlos Jimenez to discuss the life of Frank Lloyd Wright. Raymond Ryan is the Curator of the Heinz Architectural Center at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art. Carlos Jimenez, principal and lead designer of the award-winning, internationally recognized architectural design firm, Carlos Jimenez Studio, based in Houston. The conversation will be followed with dinner from Jamison Farms, a local grass-fed lamb farm. Reserve your seat today.
September 6 – Dinner on the Eve of the Full Moon
Can’t make the first dinner with Eighty Acres? Not to worry! Eighty Acres Kitchen & Bar is preparing another excellent farm-to-table menu for the last night of this fantastic open air dinner series.This moonlit Sunday dinner is a not-to-miss event. Check out the menu and reserve your seat for the last open-air dinner of the season.
Make it an overnight getaway and stay in the Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Falling Rock at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, located a short drive from Kentuck Knob.