Author Festival Set For Next Weekend

Author Festival Set For Next Weekend

ReRead Books & More, 104 Elm St., is planning a major event this month.

ReRead invites all members of the community to join in on a fun-filled weekend under the tent at ReRead for a Local Authors Festival, to be held from Thursday, Sept. 15, through Saturday, Sept. 17. Each day will have something exciting to offer, such as a trivia contest with cash prizes on Sept. 15 (7 to 9 p..m.); live music featuring an acoustic duo and live band, along with a special wine tasting on Sept. 16 (6 to 9 p.m.); and a meet-and-greet with local authors, featuring book-signings, readings, discussions, and question-and-answer sessions, on Sept. 17 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m..

Approximately 20 authors are expected on Sept. 17, including New York Times best-selling author Kristan Higgins, WTNH Meteorologist Ashley Baylor, longtime Connecticut broadcaster Larry Rifkin, and Cheshire’s own Loan Le.

All those who attend the three days are asked to donate $10.

To top it all off, there will be a fill-a-bag book sale on Sunday, Sept. 18.

The mission of ReRead Books is to provide job training and skill development for young adults with special needs and to provide the Cheshire community and beyond with a used bookstore that serves as an outlet for the community.


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