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Thousand Islands Book Festival: Cape Vincent, NY - June 6, 2015
Marsha Hayles, Robin Pulver, and I drove from Rochester, NY to Cape Vincent on the Thousand Islands for the 3rd annual Reading on the River Festival.  Arriving the day before, we had a chance to visit Tibbetts Lighthouse.

Thanks to the hospitality of the festival committee and volunteers, we stayed at the beautiful Maple Grove Bed and Breakfast.

 

The festival was held at Cape Vincent Elementary School with the help of many volunteers

 

Robin Pulver

 

Marsha Hayles

 

Hope Marston

 

 

Beauty and the Beast Storytellers Mitch Weiss and Martha Hamilton

 

 

Scott Keen and Joseph Orobono

 

 

Hope Marston and Rachel Guido deVries

 

 

Aaron Starmer

 

 

Ellen Hinkley King

 

 

Suzanne Rothenberger

 

 

Charles R. Smith

 

 

Kate Messner and James Preller

 

 

VVV with Joe Bruchac

 

with my fairy godmother for the day, Angela

 

 

The Festival officially opens...

 

Winner of student writing contest.

 

Beauty and the Beast Storytellers start us off with a story.

 

Charles R. Smith leads the audience in a rhythmic exercise.

 

At my morning session...

 

Thank goodness the girl on the left came to the festival!  She was able to fix my mis-behaving cell phone (because her grandfather has the same kind).

 

 

Afternoon session...