I will be at the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Luncheon on April 29th – May 1st. I’d love to meet you.
2016 Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Event
April 29 — May 1, 2016
Clarion Hotel Airport
5311 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53207
EVENTS TAKING PLACE ON THIS SPECIAL 5TH ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND EVENT!!
(Some are sold out! Click this link to find open events…)
FRIDAY, April 29th, 2016
Bingo Party! 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Author Winnie Griggs will host a Bingo Party with Sharon Sala, Holly Jacobs, and Lenora Worth.
There will be prizes and refreshments.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE! 6:30 p.m.
(FREE) Open to the Public
Q&A session will be held with all early arriving authors.
After the Q&A, you will have an opportunity to meet with the authors. This event is open to the public and there will be a cash bar.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
LUNCHEON ($65 / $75)
Registration begins at 9:00am and the Ballroom opens at 10:30am. What readers get:
Keynote by New York Timesbestselling author Eloisa James
One hour meet & greet with the authors before lunch
Lunch with an author
Tote bag filled with books and other goodies sent by authors
Gifts from your author
Chance to win door prizes donated by authors
$5 Gift Certificate to be used at Barnes & Noble book signing following lunch
Opportunity to win raffle baskets
SATURDAY FANtastic PIZZA PARTY
($10) 5:30pm / There are still tickets open for this event!
Join us at 5:30 p.m. for a FANtastic Pizza Party! Pizza and all the soda you can drink, only $10. Mingle with your favorite authors in a casual setting.
Hosted by some amazing authors. FREE and open to the public.
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
BREAKFAST WITH AN AUTHOR
($30), 8:30am / There are still tickets open for this event!
Enjoy breakfast with an author in a casual setting. Similar to the luncheon minus the tote bags, door prizes, or raffles.
Keynote Speaker: Eloisa James.
Mary Burton Catherine Bybee
Piper J. Drake
Maggie Mae Gallagher
Heather Graham Winnie Griggs
Shirley Hailstock Lorraine
Heath Sara Humphreys
Stacey Joy Netzel
Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Karen Rose Sharon
Sala Anna Schmidt
In the event that the Luncheon or Breakfast would sell out, we will be putting a waiting list form on the website. Simply fill out the form and will notify you if a seat becomes available.
Below is a link for those interested in helping to prepare for the event. Volunteers will be needed on Thursday 9am3pm, Friday 8am3pm and Saturday 8am—10:30am.
The Clarion Hotel Airport will be accepting reservations starting on July 31/August 1 at Midnight.
(Friday night, into Saturday morning)
Please call 414-481-2400, then press 0.Let them know you are with the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Group.
Once the Clarion is booked, we will be able to make reservations at their overflow hotel.
That information will be posted when needed.
Room rates: Single or double queen $79.99; King $89.99; Suite $99.99]]>