This year, the 2nd Telling Tales: A Family Festival of Stories is being held on Sunday, September 19, 2010 in the Westfield Heritage Village. Gates open at 9:30am and the festival ends around 4:00pm. You don’t want to miss it, Telling Tales won the 2010 Tourism Hamilton Award of Excellence – Festival of the Year!
Where is Westfield Heritage Village you may ask? Just 30 minutes north of downtown Hamilton. The fairground is located at 1049 Kirkwall Road (also referred to as RR 552), Rockton, ON L0R 1X0. This festival is also outdoors, so make sure you pack your sunscreen, hat, (umbrella), and water! Parking and admittance into the festival are free!
Keep an eye out for our authors participating in the festival this year:
Author of All Aboard! Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine
12:30pm at the Jerseyville Railway Station
She will be signing at the Bookseller’s Tent at 1:15pm.
Author of The Snow Queen, Clever Katarina, and The Wild Swans
12:30pm at the Native Village
2:45pm at the Mountsberg Church with Gillian O’Reilly and Ken Roberts
He will be signing at the Bookseller’s Tent at 1:15pm and 3:30pm.
Author and illustrator of Splinters
11:00am at the Jerseyville Railway Station
2:00pm at the Bandstand
He will be signing at the Bookseller’s Tent at 11:45am and 2:45am.
Author of Out of Slavery: The Journey to Amazing Grace
2:00pm at the One Room School House
She will be signing at the Bookseller’s Tent at 2:45pm.
Click here for some photos from last year’s festival!