TwainFest 2017 @ Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego [19 August]

TwainFest 2017

11:00 - 17:00

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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
4002 Wallace St, San Diego, California 92110
Twainfest is a FREE celebration of Mark Twain and other writers of the 19th century. Great fun for all ages.
August 19, 2017

Hear works by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Edgar Allan Poe and others, read aloud by San Diego actors.

Puppets, Music, Stories, Games

Enjoy a FREE fun-filled day in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Performance Schedule:
“American Music” – Plaza Palladium Stage – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (every 30 minutes)
“Tall Tales” – Seeley Stables – Begins 11:30am – 4:00 pm (every 20 minutes)
“Garden of Literary Delights” – Casa de Estudillo – Begins 11:30 am – 4:00 pm (every 20 minutes)
“Mary Chase Walker & More” – Mason Street School – Begins 11:30 am – 4:00 pm (every 20 minutes)
“Frankensteins Laboratory” – Machado Silvas – Begins 11:30 am – 4:30 pm
“Actor Salon” – Cosmopolitan Hotel- Begins 11:30 am – 4:30 pm (every 20 minutes)
Other Activities
Literary Costume Contest Parade – 1:30
19th Century Spelling Bee Finals – 3:30 pm (must qualify by participating at Spelling Bee tent)
Ongoing Activities – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
“Red Queen Croquet” and “Mat Hatter Tea Party” on the lawn at Mason Street School
Telegraph Crunch
Chortle This
Never-ending Story
Treasure Hunt
Calaveras Frog Launch
Wheel of Fiction
Color Me Twain
Election of 1872
Fishing For Words
Quotation Machine
Huck’s Raft Rope Making
Whaling With the Captain
Civil War Field Hospital
Civil War Field Encampment
Vintage Lawn Games
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