Viennese Coffeehouse & Commemoration of Start of WWI
June 22, 2014
310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
The Viennese Coffeehouse & Commemoration of the Start of World War I at Thalian Hall in downtown Wilmington, NC, features afternoon entertainment by Frank Amoroso, author of Behind Every Great Fortune, and singer/songwriter Jerry Powell. Imagine being in a coffeehouse in Vienna in June 1914 when you learn that the heir apparent to the throne of Austria-Hungary has been assassinated in Sarajevo. While enjoying Viennese pastries, learn about the tragic love story and murder of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie and how WWI began, the economic turmoil that ensued and how those events reverberate today. Seating is limited so please RSVP to reserve.