Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Book Bash Event Schedule 2022

In addition to visiting the authors in our three big author tents, you can enjoy these workshops and activities throughout the day:

On the Gazebo Stage:

11:00 a.m. Montsweagers

12:00 p.m. “Spotlight on Picture Books”

A panel discussion with Samara Cole Doyon, Melanie Ellsworth, Alexandra Hinrichs, Fran Hodgkins, and David A. Kelly.

Moderator: Gia Charles

1:00 p.m. “Spotlight on Middle Grade”

A panel discussion with Betty Culley, Jennifer Richard Jacobson, Diane Magras, Rodman Philbrick, and Dan Poblocki.

Moderator: Meg Steele Barker

2:00 p.m. “Ready? Set? Draw!”

Illustrator "Draw-Off" with Russ Cox, Kevin Hawkes, Jannie Ho, Jarrett Lerner, and Chris Van Dusen.

Moderator: Mark Scott Ricketts

3:00 p.m. "Fun Run" (Children's Music)

In the Storytime Nook:

11:30 a.m. Lynn Plourde

Lynn will offer an interactive read aloud (with ASL) of Go, Grandma Go! And Go, Grandpa, Go! (Recommended for ages 3-7.)

12:30 p.m. Carrie Finison

Carrie will offer a Dozens of Doughnuts storytime and craft.

1:30 p.m. Anna Crowley Redding

Anna will offer a Chowder Rules! storytime and activity.

In the Workshop Tent:

11:00 to 11:45 a.m. Megan Frazer Blakemore

Megan will offer a "Build-A-Story Writing Workshop," recommended for ages six to twelve.

12:00 to 12:45 p.m. Jarrett Lerner

Jarrett will offer a comic-making workshop for all ages.

1:00 to 1:45 p.m. Katie Coppens

The Acadia Files Rocks! Katie will offer an activity on rocks and minerals (Recommended for ages 7-12).

2:30 to 3:15 p.m. Diane Magras

Diane will offer "Fangs, Claws, and… Rainbow Sparkles?: A Creative Monster-Making Writing Workshop" for all ages.