The Arts & Education Council will host “An Evening With Jon Meacham” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, at Lindsay Street Hall, 901 Lindsay St. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author will read from his newly published book, “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” and will sign books following the reading. Every ticketholder will receive a copy of the book. Proceeds from the event will help fund the AEC’s literary programs, which include the Celebration of Southern Literature and the Young Southern Student Writers Awards. Tickets are $50 to $100 and are available by calling 267-1218 or emailing info@ArtsEdCouncil.org.