The Gala Committee and the Huntsville Museum of Art are proud to present:

Gala Luncheon with The Bitter Socialite

Catered by Lyn’s Gracious Goodness


$100 per person

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

The 28th Annual Gala Committee and the Huntsville Museum of Art are thrilled to welcome blogger, lifestyle and entertaining specialist, Trace Barnett, as the Gala Luncheon speaker on Tuesday, February 26. Unlike previous Gala Luncheon speakers, Trace will provide a unique experience for guests by involving himself in the planning of the luncheon, ranging from providing recipes for the welcome cocktail and menu to aiding in the design of the tablescapes.

About The Bitter Socialite, AKA Trace Barnett:

Trace Barnett is the founder of The Bitter Socialite – a culinary and lifestyle blog that features creative and unique content about living a beautiful, well-balanced life while juggling a tight budget and a hectic schedule. Readers find easy, seasonal recipes, DIY projects, entertaining ideas, gardening tips, useful household how-to’s, decor, and much more. A popular guest on several television shows, Trace makes regular appearances on both “Good Day Alabama” on FOX 6 WBRC, and “Talk of Alabama” on ABC 33/40 in Birmingham. In Nashville, “Talk of the Town” on Newschannel5 WTVF. In Tupelo/ Columbus/Oxford, he appears on WLOV “This Morning” and WTVA “News at Noon.” Trace was a finalist on “The Next Food Network Star” on Food Network. He is also a finalist on Food Network’s series “Comeback Kitchen.”

Trace is the author of, Tracing Roots, that will be out in October. Tracing Roots is Trace’s debut book, focused on taking a modern approach to living off the land. A culinary journey through the seasons, the recipes emphasize using ingredients at their peak. Trace’s entertaining tips, recipes, and DIY projects have also been featured in Good Grit Magazine, Birmingham Magazine, Alabama Magazine, Food Network Magazine,,,,, Alabama Gardener, Tennessee Gardener, Virginia Gardener, Oklahoma Gardener, Mississippi Gardener, Kentucky Gardener, Arkansas Gardener, Georgia Gardener, and Louisiana Gardener.

Find more information about The Bitter Socialite at

More About Tracing Roots:

Each chapter, highlighting seven growing seasons, features an engrossing collection of specially curated heirloom recipes with an Appalachian flair unique to the Alabama region where Barnett grew up. With instructional guides to beekeeping, raising chickens, planting, and foraging, in addition to more than 80 recipes, Tracing Roots simplifies homesteading tasks with a modern flair ideal for the urban or suburban gardener. Sumptuous photography transports readers to the rustic simplicity of North Alabama and marks the introduction of a refreshing new voice in cooking.

Tracing Roots will be available for purchase at the luncheon.