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In Lexington Friday, a spirited ‘lecture’ on rum

You could say that Susan Bennett was trying to think outside of the box — and inside the punch bowl — when she designed Friday evening’s installment of the Cronin Lecture Series.

Normally this series, hosted by the Lexington Historical Society, of which Bennett is executive director, features just what its name promises — a lecture. But Bennett felt that something a little bit more colorful might be in order to honor Lexington’s tricentennial year.

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