The Portsmouth Olde Towne Business Association is sponsoring the 1st Annual Olde Towne Book Stroll on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. I will be in the Dave Chance Art Gallery at 610 High Street. This event is a great way for historic Olde Towne to quick off its Christmas season. Below are some of the details from their press release.
“Do you love autographed books? Do you like to support local authors? Have you ever wanted to meet the author who wrote your book? Here is your opportunity!
Join us on Saturday, December 3rd from 10 to 2 pm for the 1st Annual Olde Towne Book Stroll. Local authors will be located in the shops on High Street from Middle to Green Streets. You can meet and greet over 20 local authors, enjoy seeing Olde Towne decked out for the season and win great prizes! This is your opportunity to find that perfect gift for the book lover on your holiday shopping list.
This event will feature a wide range of authors and genres including 4 children’s authors and illustrators, a mother-daughter team, the Sisters in Crime Writers Group with murder mysteries set in Virginia, 2 Portsmouth historians, Mae Breckenridge-Haywood and Dean Burgess, as well as best selling authors Denise Jeffries and E. Ayers.
Additionally, Dean Burgess, will be giving personal tours of Trinity Church. Support Portsmouth Public Art will have their annual Gently Viewed Art Sale at 304 High Street, and visitors can enjoy the Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market and Farmer’s Market.
The Olde Towne Courtesy Shuttle will provide transportation between shops. Free parking will be available in the city garages on Middle and County Streets. We hope you will come out and see all that Olde Towne has to offer!”
Click here for more information including a complete list of authors and locations. I look forward to seeing you there!