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Yorkville Literary Festival

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  • Dates: October 5, 2018 - October 6, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Various locations in Historic Downtown York
  • Time: 9:00 PM to 2:00 PM
  • about

    The first Yorkville Literary Festival will be held in Downtown York the weekend of October 5-6. The Festival will include author presentations in various business venues on Congress Street, street performers, workshops, and featured speakers. This family-friendly event will launch a community-wide “Reading Initiative,” designed to encourage families and children to read more. The event is co-sponsored by the City of York. 

    October 5th, 9:00 p.m. Kickoff Event: Poetry Slam and Open Mic for ages 13 and up; October 6th, the festival will be held with author talks, readings, and street performances from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; Free showing of A Wrinkle in Time @The Sylvia Theatre at 10:00 a.m.