Festival Programme

 

Friday July 14,  2017  7:30 pm

Tangled Webs                 

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School

Admission………………………………………$22

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton

Kawartha Home Hardware

Remembering Margaret Laurence: Jane Eccles

Kerry Clare  Mitzi Bytes

Marni Jackson  Don’t I know You

Zoe Whittall  The Best Kind of People

Host: Marni Jackson

 

Saturday July 15,  10 am to 11:30 am

“The Art of Blogging”

Craft Talk by Kerry Clare

Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 8

Admission ……………………………………..$30

(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

 

Saturday July 15,  10:00 am

The Children’s Tent, presented in cooperation with the Selwyn Public Library

Cenotaph Park

Admission ……………………………………FREE

Sponsored by: Happenstance Books & Yarns

RBC, Lakefield Branch

Andrew Larsen  Dingus, A Squiggly Story

Kari-Lynn Winters French Toast, On My Skis

 

Saturday July 15,  10 am to 11:30 am

Lakefield Literary Historical Walk

Christ Church Community Museum                   

Admission limited to 30  ……………………..FREE

Sponsored by: Lakefield Physiotherapy & Foot Health Clinic

Tour Guide: Mark Finnan

 

 

 

Saturday July 15,  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

“A Taste of Food Writing”

Craft Talk by Lindy Mechefske

Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 8

Admission …………………………………$30

(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

 

Saturday July 15,   3:00 pm

Culinary Life and Times of Sir John A. Macdonald & Catharine Parr Traill

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School

Admission ……………………………………….$22

Young Writers’ Awards

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton

Media Sponsor: The Peterborough Examiner

Lindy Mechefske Sir John’s Table: The Culinary Life & Times of

Canada’s First Prime Minister

Nathalie Cooke (Editor) & Fiona Lucas (Editor) Catharine Parr

Traill’s The Female Emigrant’s Guide: Cooking with a Canadian Classic

Host: Nathalie Cooke

Sponsored by: David and Dr. Patricia Morton

 

Saturday July 15,   5:30 pm to 7 pm

Sir John’s Picnic

Centre Courtyard, Lakefield College School

Admission ……………………………………….$35

Sponsored by: Lakefield Foodland

Lakefield Pantry

Reception and Supper with Cash Bar 

Come and meet our award winners and authors. Menu inspired by the culinary arts and picnic fare of our early settlers.

(Sale of reception tickets will end on July 2)

 

Saturday July 15,   7:30 pm

The Many Faces of Mystery                                                            

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School

Admission………………………………$22

 

Giles Blunt Blackfly Season, a Cardinal novel

Lynne Kutsukake The Translation of Love

Steven Price By Gaslight

Host: Douglas Gibson

 

 Sunday  July 16,   10:00 to 11:30 am

“A Problem of Character”

Craft Talk by Steven Price

Lakefield College School, CLASSROOM 8

Admission …………………………………$30

(Limit of 24. Pre-purchase required.)

 

 

Sunday July 16,   11:00 am

Lakefield United Church

Guest Speaker Elder Shirley Williams, Manitoulin Island Nation, 

 during regular Sunday Service at Lakefield United Church

Sunday July 16,   2:00 pm

Canada’s Greatest Storytellers/Les Grand Raconteurs Canadiens 1867-2017

Bryan Jones Theatre, Lakefield College School

Douglas Gibson

Admission …………………………………$22

Sponsored by: Adventure Outfitters

John Moss

Village Pharmacy

In an amazing historical, artistic, and literary journey covering the last 150 years, Douglas Gibson reads and performs from works by Canada’s best fiction writers, in English and in French.

 

A Festival Pass includes the readings on Friday evening,  Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening, and Sunday afternoon, as well as Sir John’s Picnic. A $123 value for $109. Sale of Festival Passes will end on July 2.

 

Author book signings follow all events.

 

 

 

 

Thank you to our sponsors

    Platinum Level

      David and Dr. Patricia Morton

      Diamond Level

        Alan and Jane Stewart

        Anonymous

      Gold Level

      • Martha & Richard Whatley

      • John & Susan McWilliams

      Supporters of The Young Writers Awards

        David and Dr. Patricia Morton

      Silver Level

        Wendy Scott & David Moorhead

      Bronze Level

        Dr. John and Martha Vlasschaert

      Festival Friends

        R. J. Brown Insurance Brokers

        Dr. Beverley Haun

        Cathy Wilson

        John and Karen Beamish

        Lakefield Herald

        Friends of Alasdair & Wendy Wallace

        Barb Chisholm & Tom Miller