NOLA BookFest this weekend!

Nolafamily is proud to once again be a part of NOLA BookFest this year! There are two great ways you can enjoy bookFest FREE this weekend. 

The Festival begins on Friday, Nov. 11 with evening performances by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra quintet and Young Audiences from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Latter Branch Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave. The public is encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Local food trucks will be onsite, and attendees may bring their own picnics. 

The Festival continues on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Big Lake in New Orleans City Park, near the New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collin Diboll Circle. The day will feature readings, author signings, panels and other activities for readers of all ages. 

Free snacks will be provided, and dishes will be available for purchase from local restaurants and food trucks, including Bratz Y’all, Crepes a la Cart, Curly Q, Frenier Landing, Jamba Juice and Moe’s Original BBQ. 

Headliners include Jeff Abbott, bestselling author of more than 15 books, Greg Iles, bestselling author of “The Bone Tree,” Colin Dickey, author of “Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places,” Willie Robertson, reality T.V. star and author of “The American Fisherman: How Our Nation’s Anglers Founded, Fed, Financed, and Forever Shaped the U.S.A.,” and Fred LeBlanc, lead singer and drummer of the band Cowboy Mouth and author of “Fred the New Orleans Drummer Boy.”

For information on FREE library shuttle pick-up schedule, click here


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