Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Grandpa's Barn to host book signings by UP authors during Copper Harbor Art in the Park Aug. 18-19

COPPER HARBOR -- Grandpa’s Barn on South Fourth Street in Copper Harbor will welcome a variety of authors to celebrate the art of books this weekend during the annual Copper Harbor Art in the Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 18-19.

Come sit on the porch and chat with some of your favorite authors and find out the background on their books and what new projects they have for the future. A variety of genres will be represented -- children’s, mysteries, humor, memoir, and history to name a few.  Each author will be ready with pen in hand to sign your book.

Here is the schedule for book signing:

SATURDAY, Aug. 18:

10 a.m. - Noon: Amanda Rogers -- Little Slices of da Harbor

Noon - 2 p.m.:  Mel Laurila -- Mine Games

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Lon Emerick -- Paradise North, You Wouldn’t Like It Here, and more!

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.:  Gretchen Preston -- Valley Cats and More Valley Cats

4 p.m. - 6 p.m.:  Lesley DuTemple -- Stars in the Water, One Little Balsam Fir, and more!

SUNDAY, Aug. 19:

10 a.m. - Noon: Ben Kilpela -- Three Queens and Skunk Island Ferry

Noon - 2 p.m.: Maria Matson and Lou Helman -- Gelsomina’s Story of Caesar Lucchesi

1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Deborah K. Frontiera -- Living on Sisu and Copper Country Chronicler:  The Best of J.W. Nara

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Jan Kellis -- Bookworm Anonymous and The Word That You Heard

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. -- Charlie Eshbach -- Twig’s Guide: My Old Growth Forest and Keweenaw Solitudes

Grandpa's Barn is located behind Copper Harbor’s one-room school. For more information call Grandpa’s Barn at (906) 289-4377 or email lwescoat@pasty.net.

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