Event Listing for 2018:
A Handcrafted Knoxville, Knoxville Convention Center, Oct 6th & 7th
Mistletoe Merchants, Nashville, TN, Sept. 21-12 - Wilson County Exposition Center, 923 East Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN 37087 - Hours Fri 9-9, Sat 9-6, Sun 11-5
Myrtle Beach Gilmore Summer Classic, Aug 3rd thru 5th
"Christmas in July" event Friday, July 13th 10:30 - 2:00 and Sat, July 14th, 10:30 - 2:00, at Christmas & Candles, at the Apple Barn in Sevierville, TN
"Christmas in July" event Friday, July 6th, 11:00 - 4:00 and Sat, July 7th, 11:00 - 5:00, at Gentry Mercantile in Maryville Foothills Mall
"Meet the Authors" event June 23rd, 10:00 - 4:00, Historic San Houston Schoolhouse in Maryville, TN
First Meet the Authors Fundraising event at the Schoolhouse, was a wonderful day and such a worthy cause.
Event Listing for 2017:
Gilmore Christmas Classic, Greensboro, NC - Nov 24th, 25th and 26th
This was also our second trip back to Greensboro, and wow what an incredible show. We sold out of the Santa Claus Trilogy, Return of the Birds, Santa's World, and Sarah Buttons. It was wonderful to see our returning customers and to meet new fans. And a photo with Tami and Carly Gilmore. Thanks to all the Gilmore's and their staff for a wonderful season.
Gilmore Holiday Market, Charleston, SC - Nov 17th, 18th and 19th
This show was very different from the others as Joe came as their Santa Claus! We had our booth right next to his chair. What fun we had meeting hundreds of children and selling our books. What a wonderful way to create lasting traditions and memories. These first 3 were taken Friday morning before we opened and then I could not help but include this adorable one with Santa and twins.
Gilmore Christmas Classic, Columbia, SC - Nov 3rd, 4th and 5th
This was our 2nd time in Columbia, and it was wonderful to see many of our fans returning to buy more books. And of course, we mets many new fans as well. I am including some pictures of a fabulous sand carving that was in the show building.
Gilmore Christmas Classic, Richmond, VA - Oct 27th, 28th and 29th
Again, this was our first time in Richmond and it certainly was not a disappointment. We bring a library cart to the shows to hold our extra book inventory. So the first pic is of the start of the show and the 2nd is at the end. Again, we sold out of a couple of titles including Believe Again, The North Pole Chronicles!
Gilmore Christmas Classic, Roanoke, VA - Oct 13th, 14th and 15th
This was our first visit to the Roanoke show and wow, what a show. We mets lots of new fans and made many friends.
Book Launch September 30th at the Historic Sam Houston Schoolhouse in Maryville, TN. Come meet the Christmas Author and Illustrator in person, purchase our newest releases, enjoy Mary & Joe reading some selections from Santa's Elf Series, there will be food and drinks and special giveaways.
Secret City Festival, Oakridge, TN - June 9th and 10th
May 20th, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm - The Gaithersburg, MD Book Festival
Location: Gaithersburg City Hall Grounds, 31 South Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Free Event - offers opportunities to meet authors
April 8th, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm - The 9th Annual Farragut Book Fest for Children
Location: Founders Park at Campbell Station, located next to the Farragut Library on Campbell Station Road
Free Event - offers an array of educational activities from storytelling, book signings to music.