Pleasanton's Museum on Main will celebrate America's national pastime in "An Evening with Babe Ruth" on Tuesday, July 9, its monthly lecture in the Ed Kinney Series.
Exactly 99 years to the day Ruth was sold by the minor leagues to the Boston Red Sox, beginning his major league career in baseball, Pleasanton welcomes the Bambino, portrayed by Frank Mullen.
Mullen is an investigative reporter, teaches journalism at the University of Nevada, and is a nationwide performer of historical characters.
The lecture begins at 7 p.m. at the Firehouse Arts Center, 4444 Railroad Ave.
For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Museum on Main during regular operating hours or by phoning the museum at 462-2766. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.
Cost is $10, general admission; $5, members and seniors; and $3, students/teachers. Cash, check, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
Tickets purchased by phone will be available for pick up at Will Call in the lobby of the Firehouse Arts Center on the evening of the event. Tickets may be available at the event subject to availability.
The Museum on Main is located at 603 Main St. It is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday from 1-4 p.m.
For more information about current exhibits and programs, visit the Museum's web site at www.museumonmain.org or call 462-2766. n