Tag: Alabama Book Festival

Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

By on 18 April, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

One of my most favorite events of the whole year, The Alabama Book Festival, is this Saturday, April 21, from 9:00-4:00 at Old Alabama Town on 301 Columbus Street. It is open to the public, is so much fun, and this year has fabulous authors. The fun starts before Saturday! Thursday night the Capri Theatre […]

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Alabama Book Festival 2016

Alabama Book Festival 2016

By on 15 March, 2016 in Carole King, Fun with 0 Comments

It’s Spring, it’s Easter and it’s Alabama Book Festival time! This year’s festival will be Saturday, April 23. More than 45 writers, poets, scholars and industry professionals will converge on Old Alabama Town to read from their works and discuss them throughout the day in buildings and tents scattered across the historic grounds. Books by each […]

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It’s All About the Books

It’s All About the Books

By on 21 March, 2014 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

It’s almost spring! It’s almost spring! The Bradford pears are spreading lacy blossoms on sidewalks. Cheery daffodils wave from flower beds, and redbuds splash their color here and there. People, dogs, and children in strollers are out in the sunshine. Spring in Montgomery is a glorious thing. In addition to flowers, balmy breezes, and light […]

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In Praise of Books

In Praise of Books

By on 20 March, 2014 in Fun, Sandra Nickel with 0 Comments

My husband Jim and I trek down to New Orleans each March for the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival.  And before you misinterpret that to mean we’re highbrows, let me explain. There’s a lot more to the Festival than just talk about Tennessee Williams. Literature does form the core of the event, but hardly just literature […]

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Alabama Book Festival 2013

By on 27 March, 2013 in Carole King, Fun, Shopping with 0 Comments

Once again, the eighth annual Alabama Book Festival will be at Old Alabama Town in historic downtown Montgomery on Saturday, April 20. The gates will open at 9 a.m. with more than 40 exhibitors and vendors. The 2012 Festival brought in over 5,000 people from all over Alabama to hear their favorite authors and this […]

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Book Lovers Celebrate April

Book Lovers Celebrate April

By on 6 April, 2012 in Carole King, Fun with 2 Comments

April in Montgomery is becoming a literary Mecca! The seventh annual Alabama Book Festival will once again be at Old Alabama Town on Saturday, April 21. With more than 40 vendors, exhibitors, and presentations, this free public event is the state’s premier book festival, with over 5,000 people converging in the capital to meet with and […]

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A Busy Saturday

A Busy Saturday

By on 14 April, 2011 in Fun, Karren Pell, Pets with 0 Comments

Saturday is a big day in Midtown Montgomery. Starting at 8:30 is the Joy to Life Run/Walk. This year the event is centered downtown with a new route and promises for an ever increasing fabulous time for all. Joy and Dickie Blondheim are dear friends to Tim and me. They were pillars of support while […]

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Sixth Annual Alabama Book Festival

Sixth Annual Alabama Book Festival

By on 6 April, 2011 in Fun with 0 Comments

As we finally get into the swing of Spring, lots of great activities are happening in Midtown. One of the most fun, family-friendly events of all is the sixth annual Alabama Book Festival (ABF) held in historic Downtown Montgomery at Old Alabama Town on Saturday, April 16 from 10:00 until 4:00.This free event will feature […]

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Words and Music

Words and Music

By on 24 March, 2011 in Art, Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

March is coming to a close, and, if I remember right, it will go out like a lamb and bring some great spring weather. April is always a busy month and two events get Midtown’s eventful spring off to a good start. Check your calendar for Thursday, April 7th, and mark the date for “The […]

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