Wild and Beautiful: A Night at The Belhaven

Event Information

Spring is the perfect time of year to get a renewed view of the world, when everything is new and fresh. This event, for both women and men, features fresh ideas for home, body, and spirit.

The evening begins with delicious appetizers in the lovely setting of The Belhaven, Baptist’s new building at 1200 North State. Then, participants can choose between two tracks.

The first track, designed for women, will provide inspiration for home entertaining and decorating from author Patty Roper, Editorial Director of Mississippi Magazine, followed by tips for feeling and looking your best. The women’s beauty and health topics will feature speakers Chris Waterer, M.D.; Emile Picarella, M.D.; Robert Harris, M.D.; and William Harris, M.D. OB/GYN Barbie Sullivan, M.D., will emcee the physician panel.

The second track features celebrated wildlife photographer Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr., followed by short segments from physicians on basic health goals important for men who want to stay strong and active. Featured speakers for the men’s track include James Warnock, M.D.; Scott Davis, M.D.; and Patrick Daily, M.D.

The evening will conclude with drawings for door prizes, including FREE three-month memberships to the new Healthplex Performance Center in Madison, and signed books from the speakers. There will be a book signing afterward for those who wish to purchase books.

About Our Speakers

Patty Roper entertains family and friends with a simple approach to beauty and elegance paired with classic Southern recipes. She shares her innovative decorating and entertaining ideas in the “Easy Does It Entertaining,” “Easy Does It Projects,” “Patty’s Picks,” and “Patty Loves” departments of Mississippi Magazine. She is the author of five entertaining and recipe books: Easy Hospitality, Easy Does It Entertaining, At the Table with Patty Roper, Easy Parties and Wedding Celebrations and Easy Does It Winners and Favorites. A native Jacksonian, Patty received her degree from the University of Mississippi. She lives in Flowood with her husband, Richard.

Joe Mac Hudspeth, Jr., is a wildlife advocate, enthusiast, conservationist, and photographer. His first attempt at wildlife photography occurred some 30 years ago when he captured a sunning screech owl with a Kodak 110 Pocket Instamatic camera. Since then, the self-taught Mississippi photographer has received national recognition when his image of an immature least bittern was awarded the Grand Prize for Wildlife by the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History. His photographs have graced Mississippi Duck Stamps and Mississippi Sportsman’s Licenses. His books include In the Southern Wild, Return to the Southern Wild, and My Southern Wild. His full- color books feature Mississippi scenery, deer, ducks, turkey, gators, gallinules, and other wildlife sure to appeal to anyone who loves the great outdoors.

Appetizers will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m. The programs will begin at 6 p.m.

Cost: $10 per person

Date/Time of Event

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST

Location of Event

The Belhaven, 1200 North State Street

Registration Info

Call 601-948-6262 to register

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