Beacon Salon Speaker Series

Beacon Salon - Speaker Series
Please note:  Because of the coronavirus pandemic, decisions on whether events will be in-person or streamed on Facebook, YouTube, and LakeFront TV on the event date, will be determined shortly before the scheduled date. You can find more information by visiting our website. Registration required for in-person events or to participate in live Zoom Q&As.
Salon Series Lyn Millner

Lyn Millner

September 9, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Escaping Your Filter Bubble: Lessons from Hollow-earth Cult

Ben Beard

October 5, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The South Never Plays Itself (in Hollywood)

Salon Series Dr Caren S Neile

Dr. Caren S. Neile

November 2, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Only in Florida: The Case for Community Storytelling

Salon Series Dr Michael Scheibach

Dr. Michael Scheibach

December 7, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Protecting the Home Front: Women in Civil Defense

Salon Series Dr Joan R Cartwright

Dr. Joan R. Cartwright

February 18, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Blues Women: The First Civil Rights Workers

Salon Series Gilbert King

Gilbert King

March 10, 2022 at 7 p.m.
Bedeviling Confluence: Injustice and Willis McCall

Salon Series The String Queens

The String Queens

April 21, 2022 at 7 p.m.
TSQ: Authentic+Soulful+Orchestral

About the Speaker Series
The Beacon Salon Speaker Series brings in speakers, educators, authors, and entertainers to educate, edify, and entertain. Our speakers explore Florida history, literature and the arts, popular culture, science, politics, and more. We hope you’ll join us.

Support the Series

Beacon Salon Speaker Series events are free and open to the public, however, donations are welcome to help defray the cost of speaker fees, catering, travel/lodging/transportation for out-of-town speakers, and venue costs. Sponsorships also are available for the entire series or individual events. To make a donation or to inquire about sponsorships, please contact

Be a Presenter

For speakers interested in presenting, please use our Beacon Salon Series Submission form.