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
Beauty and the Beast Storytellers Mitch Weiss and Martha Hamilton
Scott Keen and Joseph Orobono
Hope Marston and Rachel Guido deVries
Ellen Hinkley King
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).