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Asheville Sister Cities Lectures at A-B Tech

ASHEVILLE NC – A-B Tech will host two Asheville Sister Cities International (ASCI) lectures featuring George Stuart during the fall semester. Stuart has devoted more than 50 years of study to the Maya people, spending many of those as former staff archeologist for the National Geographic Society.

A presentation on the Chiapas Maya archaeological site of “Palenque” will be at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 in Ferguson Auditorium on the College’s Asheville campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased in advance from ASCI. A special dinner from Mamacita’s will be at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Building at A-B Tech. Tickets are $20 and reservations are required.

Stuart will lecture on the Maya archaeological sites of the northern Yucatan at 8 p.m. Oct. 18 in Ferguson Auditorium.  Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students. Tickets will be available at the door and can be purchased in advance from ASCI. A Mexican dinner prepared by A-B Tech’s award-winning Culinary Arts department will be at 6 p.m. in the Magnolia Building at A-B Tech. Tickets are $20 and reservations are required.   

For tickets to the ASCI events, call Gwen Hughes at 828-298-6620 or Karon Korp at 828-254-4651. For more information on their programs, visit www.ashevillesistercities.org .

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