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    Highlights

    Sunday, April 24, 2016 11-4 Highlights This afternoon street festival celebrates the International Day of the Book with live music, author readings, open mic, activities for children and adults, storytellers, …and

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    Special Guests

    Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente.  Special Guests:  Michael Dirda, Charles McGee. Col. USAF (Ret), Peter Cozzens, Frances Frost and Ray Locker.

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Programs

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La Rambla Stage

  Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente.  Special Guests:  Michael Dirda, Charles McGee. Col. USAF (Ret), Peter Cozzens, Frances Frost and Ray Locker.

Participants

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Authors

“We honor the talent and tenacity of our authors and the evolution of a simple sidewalk event into one that draws thousands who still cherish

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Artists and Vendors

Barefoot Books (Columbia,MD) Visit Website Award-winning children’s books! Featured Artist/Vendors photo on homepage by Erin Dougherty 2015

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Organizations

The Federal Poets Visit Website | Follow on Facebook The Federal Poets is the oldest continuously active poetry group in the Washington D.C. area. First convened in

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Children’s & YA Authors

Edward Faine (Takoma Park, MD) Bebop Babies, How-To Cowboy, More How-To Cowboy Location: TBA Visit Website Visit Website Follow on Twitter Harold Logsdon (Gaithersburg, MD)

More Programs and Highlights!

Sponsors


"The Mansion"

Pauli Bellet Foundation
Town of Kensington
Lafayette 
Federal Credit Union


"The Armory"

OTJ Architects
Kensington Row Bookshop
 
Kensington Park Senior Living
Frankly...Pizza!
 
Mark Hudson Group



"The Train Station"

BaskinRobbins
10592 Metropolitan
Ave Kensington
BlueDogBoarding
Ditto Group
Jiffy Lube
Grove Printing
SpiderSmart Learning Center
 
Friends of the Library - Kensington Park Chapter



"The Library"

HardwareCity
Hardware City
Washington Antiquarian
Booksellers Association
LeafFilter



"The Cabin"

Amicus Green
Building Center
BCTGM
Union



"Kensington Business Friends"

Canine Design Inc --- Jahann & Sons Persian Rugs --- Kelley's Autobody
Kensington Framing and Design --- Splaine Security Systems
Tyler Whitmore Interiors --- Military Research Associates LLC
Blue House Productions --- Bonjour Mama French Language Bookstore
Decorating Den Interiors, K-Team LLC

Information

Become a Sponsor

Download Sponsorship Form Here Sunday, April 24, 2016 will mark the 11th annual street festival celebrating the Kensington Day of the Book. Last year, more

Participant Registration

INFORMATION FOR PARTICIPANTS Participation is open to all local authors, book and paper artists, bookmakers, publishers, literary groups, and Kensington community organizations. Payment must be