Storyteller at Fruitcake Festival set for Nov. 16

Truman Capote's holiday classic, “A Christmas Memory” comes to life in a one-woman show featuring master storyteller Dolores Hydockat 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, in the courtroom of the historic Monroe County Courthouse Museum.

Ms. Hydock's performance is the signature event for the 11th Annual Fruitcake Festival, to benefit the museum.

The poignant story is thought to be based on Capote's own childhood memories of the last Christmas season he would spend with his best friend, an older, eccentric cousin. It is told through the eyes of seven-year-old Buddy, and set in a poor, rural community, mu...