25th Annual Lakefield Literary Festival

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Name: 25th Annual Lakefield Literary Festival
Date: July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019
Event Description:

25th Annual Lakefield Literary Festival, an annual celebration connecting Canadian writers and readers!
 

FRIDAY July 12, 2019

Friday at 7:30pm – Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School – $22 – Readings with authors

Drew Hayden Taylor,  Lee Maracle and Columpa Bobb, Duncan McCue

Host: David Newhouse

Remembering Margaret Laurence: Duncan McCue

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton; Kawartha Home Hardware


SATURDAY July 13

Saturday at 10:00am – Lakefield College School – $30 – Classroom 8 – Craft Talk by Wayne Grady


Saturday at 10:00am – Cenotaph Park – Children’s Event with authors Ruth Ohi and Kevin Sylvester   ~~~ FREE

Sponsored by: Happenstance Books & Yarns; RBC, Lakefield Branch


Saturday at 10:00am – Christ Church Community Museum – Historical Walk with Mark Finnan ~~~ FREE

Sponsored by: Lakefield Physiotherapy & Foot Health Clinic


Saturday at 12:30pm – Cenotaph Park – Local Authors Event with authors Laura Rock Gaughan,  Andrew ForbesJane Bow ~~~ FREE

Introduction: to be announced


Saturday at 1:00pm – Lakefield College School – $30 – Classroom 8 – Craft Talk by Kevin Sylvester


Saturday at 3:00pm – Bryan Jones Theatre, LCS – $22 – Readings with Linda Spalding, Wayne GradyMolly Blyth  

Host: Molly Blyth

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton                                               

Media Sponsor: Lakefield Herald


Young Writers Awards

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton                                               

Media Sponsor: Lakefield Herald


Saturday 5:30 – 7:00 – Centre Courtyard, Lakefield College School – $35 – Meet the Authors Reception  

Sponsored by: Lakefield Foodland; Lakefield Pantry


Saturday at 7:30pm – Bryan Jones Theatre, LCS – $22 – An evening with Michael Ondaatje

Host: Louise Dennys     

Sponsored by: Jane and Alan Stewart      


SUNDAY July 14

Sunday at 10:00am – Lakefield College School – $30 – Classroom 8 – Craft Talk by Drew Hayden Taylor 

Sunday at 11:00am – Lakefield United Church – Guest Speaker Tima Kurdi 

Sunday at 2:00pm – Bryan Jones Theatre, LCS – $22 – Readings with Tima KurdiAbu Bakr al Rabeeah and Winnie Yeung

Host: Johanna Schneller
Sponsored by: Adventure Outfitters; John Moss; Village Pharmacy

Location:
Various locations throughout the Village of Lakefield
Date/Time Information:
Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Tickets available online or in-person (cash or cheques only) at Happenstance Books & Yarn, 44 Queen Street, Lakefield and Hunter Street Books, 164 Hunter Street, Peterborough. Tickets available here.
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