The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will host a benefit presentation by Dr. William “Bill” Bass, author, renowned forensic anthropologist and founder of the Body Farm, the Forensic Anthropology Research Facility at the University of Tennessee.

Bass will speak at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Museum, discussing the science behind the novel “Bones of Betrayal,” set in Oak Ridge, and answering questions from the audience. Frank Murphy, host of the afternoon show on Classic Hits 93.1 WNOX, will serve as emcee at the event.

General admission tickets are $62 per person. VIP tickets to an earlier reception at 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 28, including a meet and greet with Bass, are $130 per person. Those tickets also include reserved seating, an event poster and one drink ticket. If paying by cash or check, tickets will be discounted to $125 for VIP and $60 for general admission.

Body Farm merchandise and autographed books will be available for purchase. Food and beverages will be offered for purchase at the event.

Tickets can be purchased at, by phone at 865-482-1074 or at the Children’s Museum, 461 W. Outer Drive, Oak Ridge.

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