The Baltimore Book Festival will be held this weekend at Mount Vernon Place at the 600 block of North Charles Street. The hours of the event are as follows: Friday, Sept. 24 from 12 pm to 8 pm; Saturday, Sept. 25 from 12 pm to 8 pm; and Sunday, Sept. 26 from 12 pm to 7 pm. The event is free to the public and will feature author presentations, book signings, panel discussions, literary walking tours, music, cooking demonstrations, and much more.
Authors participating in the festival include Daphne Oz (The Dorm Room Diet), Ray Foley (The Ultimate Little Martini Book), Aviva Goldfarb (SOS! The Six O’Clock Scramble to the Rescue), Michael Buckley (N.E.R.D.S.), Judith Viorst (Lulu and the Brontosaurus), Nigel Barker (Nigel Barker’s Beauty Equation), Amy Dickinson (The Mighty Queens of Freeville), Jesse Ventura (American Conspiracies: Lies, and More Dirty Lies That the Government Tells Us), Sherri Shepherd (Permission Slips), and Ree Drummond (The Pioneer Woman Cooks).
Panel discussions will focus on book blogging, book clubs, and poetry, among other topics. Book lovers also will enjoy the City Paper Book Swap and the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Bookmobile.
For the more information and the complete schedule of events, visit the Baltimore Book Festival’s website.