BookFest 2015 Event Info

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September 11-12, 2015

Beaver, PA

Friday, September 11FridayNight_authors
Opening Night Author Talk

Time: 7 – 9:30 p.m.
Location: Author Tent (Market Street, Downtown Beaver)

Join us for this intimate evening with BookFest main authors Jonathan Auxier and Bruce Ferberas they discuss their books and answer questions about the writing life. Your $20 ticket includes two drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic), appetizers and access to the main authors speaker panel.

BUY TICKETS ONLINE! Or in person at Cafe Kolache.


Saturday, September 12
Main Event

Time: 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Beaver’s Central Square (Irvine Park and Market Street, Downtown Beaver)

The Main Event will feature our main Authors’ Tent (with over 50 authors!), our popular Children’s Tent with plenty of activities for the little ones, music on the street, and of course, a variety of food and retail vendors.

Come meet local authors and get your books autographed. We can’t wait to see you!

Stage Schedule

(located in the gazebo, Irvine Park)

Three pigs9:00 a.m.
Reading by PA Cyber Charter School, The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs by A. Wolf as told to by Jon Scieszka

9:30 a.m.
Reading by Nate Lindner

10:00-10:30 a.m.
Storytime with the Beaver Area Memorial Library—a fractured fairytale selection

10:30 a.m.
Activities in the tent

11:00-11:30 a.m.
R-ACT Theater Productions presents, storytelling of fractured fairytales—the villain’s side of the story

11:30-12:00 p.m.    
Kid’s Yoga with Sangha Center for Yoga and Wellness

12:00 p.m.             
Activities in the tent

12:30-1:00 p.m.      
**Feature Author Talk** – Jonathan Auxier

1:00 p.m.      
William D. Cooper Memorial Dedication

1:30-2:00 p.m.
**Feature Author Talk**Bruce Ferber

2:30-3:00 p.m.                
Reading(s) by Dave Crawley

3:00-4:00 p.m.      
Drumming Session with Bryan FazioPrince cinders

3:30 p.m.                
Reading by PA Cyber, Prince Cinders by Babette Cole

4:00-5:00 p.m.     
Final crafts and activities in the tent

Check out this year’s authorsover 50 children’s and adult authors this year!

Children’s Tent Stations

(9 a.m. – 5 p.m., located on Market Street behind the author tent)

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Beaver Library Storytime • Artsy Doodle Craft Studio with Spin Art • RMU • Sense of Eden • Face Painting by Teresa Hajtol • Castle Toys and Games • Book Art with Denise Palguta • Writing Station • Balloon Animals with Magic Bob • Reading Area • Sandbox and Toys • Beaver County Educational Trust Book Wheel • Sangha Center for Yoga and Wellness