Local Author, Jan Mann, Will Share Favorite Picnic Sites and Recipes

April 28, 2008

On Sunday, June 1st at 4:00pm, the Essex Library will host a presentation and book signing by Jan Mann, author of Cruising Connecticut with a Picnic Basket. With the price of gas expected to soar even higher this summer, many Connecticut residents will find this book the perfect companion to take on daytrips in their own backyards. Mann gives a detailed description of forty-two diverse destinations with daytrip information suitable to a variety of ages and interests. Readers will be introduced to new places as well as get updates on well-known tourist spots. Those who attend will also enjoy tasting some of the favorite picnic basket recipes included in the book.

Jan Mann is the founder of the Open Circle Writer’s Group and is a member of Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. She has long had a passion for day tripping and has enjoyed many years of designing special outings for friends and family before embarking on the adventure of writing this day tripping book.

The event is free but seating is limited. To register, or for more information, call 860-767-1560.