Event Category: BC’s Best Festivals & Events
IF YOU LIKE BOOKS, and if you enjoy meeting authors, you must attend the inaugural Big Island Book Fest on October 22.
This first-of-its-kind market-style festival features authors from all over Vancouver Island and surrounding coastal areas.
Come and meet the authors, discuss their craft, buy their books, get signatures, and take in the live music. Enjoy coffee and light snacks in the lounge.
Author readings begin first thing at 10:00 am, and parents, don’t miss Children’s Hour at 1:00 sharp with event coordinator and local author J. P. Bailey, reading from one of her whimsical children’s books. There is a wide array of genres and subject matter represented among the authors: historical fiction, vampires, science fiction, mystery, murder, superheroes, spirtuality, poetry, aviation, biography & memoir, short stories, natural history, self-help, sasquatches and more! Something for everyone!
10:00 a.m. Chardaye Castel, aka “Bonnie”, Harp;
11:00 a.m. Heather Gatland, Violin;
Noon Motif Studio Players, Piano;
1:00 p.m. Shoreline Strings, Fiddlers;
2:00 p.m. Marcia Haley, Cello;
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. String Theory (Alan Jossul & Blaine Dunaway)
Saturday, October 22, 10 am to 5 pm at Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, 411 Anderton Avenue. Lower Level. Wheelchair accessible. Entry by cash donation. Don’t Miss It!
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