Monday, November 7, 2011

Mark Twain Coming to Town

Kurt Sutton in An Evening with Mark Twain
That controversial writer, Mark Twain, is coming to Dahlonega. Author of the often banned book, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and such best sellers as The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Prince and the Pauper, Twain is a literary legend know for his wit, sarcasm, and social criticism. And he's scheduled to perform November 11 on the state of Dahlonega's Holley Theater. 

Well, the real Mark Twain isn't actually going to perform. Actor and literary historian Kurt H. Sutton will portray Twain in An Evening with Mark Twain, at the Holley Theater. Sutton's Twain performance is part of the three day Dahlonega  Literary Festival sponsored by The Dahlonega Arts Council and North Georgia College and State University.

The performance starts at 7 p.m. and tickets are $15 each. To purchase tickets, go to

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