Schedule

Thursday, June 6

FREE to the public! Festival registration not required to attend Thursday night events.

TIME EVENT VENUE
4-5:30p Costume Contest Elks Arts Center
Dress as your favorite Peter Brown book character and compete for prizes. Then walk in the Storybook Parade! See P. 18 for details.
SPONSOR: Mandy Ellis-Boone/Lajedan Investments
5-8p Peter Brown Art Exhibition NCCIL
See original artwork from his most popular books at the NCCIL Gallery.
5:30-6p Storybook Parade Cypress Street
Watch all the Storybook Capital characters reunite for a festive, usic-filled parade down Cypress Street to the Abilene Convention Center.
SPONSOR: St. John’s Episcopal School
6:15-6:30p Storybook Sculpture Unveiling Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
Give a big roar for Mr. Tiger, the newest addition to the Storybook Sculpture Project in the garden on the Abilene Convention Center south lawn.
TIME EVENT VENUE
6:30p The Curious Garden Party Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
Austin singer Joe McDermott will perform on the garden stage followed by dancing with the costumed characters. Enjoy food trucks, exploring the garden and entertainment by Professor QB before heading to the Artist Talk at the Paramount. Join in the chalk mural by Palette of urpose.
SPONSOR: First Bank Texas
7:00-7:40p Artist Talk Paramount Theatre
Hear Peter Brown discuss his life and career. No flash photography during his presentation please
7:40-8:40p Book Signing Paramount Theatre
Have your Peter Brown book signed by the artist himself! The NCCIL will sell his books in the Paramount lobby. Please bring only books purchased from the NCCIL. No posed or flash photography

Friday, June 7

Festival pass required for all events.

TIME EVENT VENUE
10 am - 4 pm My Teacher is a Monster: LIVE! Abilene Public Library
9 am - 11 am Peter Brown Book Signing National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature
9 am - 5 pm Marionette Elks Arts Center
9 am - 4 pm Face Painting by St. John’s Episcopal School & Abilene Christian Schools 102 N. 1st St. & 174 Cypress St.
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Grace Museum
9 am - 4:40 pm Train Rides Everman Park
9 am - 3:40 pm 9 am - 3:40 pm Minter Park
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Well
9 am - 4 pm The Wild Robot Room -Robotics demonstrations / Caricature Drawings and Mini-Drawing Lessons The Center for Contemporary Arts
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Center for Contemporary Art
9 am - 4 pm Cookie Decorating McKay’s Bakery
TIME EVENT VENUE
9 am - 3:45 pm Kornpop Abilene Convention Center
9 am - 4 pm Palette of Purpose Chalk Art Abilene Convention Center Grounds
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading Frontier Texas!
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading Community Founda-tion of Abilene
9:50 am - 2:20 pm Joe McDermott Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
10:15 am - 3:15 pm Nancy & Her Nancy & Her
10:20 am - 3 pm Meet the Character Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
12 pm - 4 pm Reading National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature
4 pm - 5 pm NY Int’l Children’s Fil Fest-1 Paramount Theatre
6 pm - 7 pm “The Jungle Book” movie, Rated G Paramount Theatre

Saturday, June 8

Festival pass required for all events.

TIME EVENT VENUE
10 am - 4 pm My Teacher is a Monster: LIVE! Abilene Public Library
9 am - 11 am Peter Brown Book Signing National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature
9 am - 5 pm Marionette Elks Arts Center
9 am - 4 pm Face Painting by St. John’s Episcopal School & Abilene Christian Schools 102 N. 1st St. & 174 Cypress St.
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Grace Museum
9 am - 4:40 pm Train Rides Everman Park
9 am - 3:40 pm 9 am - 3:40 pm Minter Park
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Well
9 am - 4 pm The Wild Robot Room -Robotics demonstrations / Caricature Drawings and Mini-Drawing Lessons The Center for Contemporary Arts
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading The Center for Contemporary Art
9 am - 4 pm Cookie Decorating McKay’s Bakery
TIME EVENT VENUE
9 am - 3:45 pm Kornpop Abilene Convention Center
9 am - 4 pm Palette of Purpose Chalk Art Abilene Convention Center Grounds
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading Frontier Texas!
9 am - 4:25 pm Reading Community Founda-tion of Abilene
9:50 am - 2:20 pm Joe McDermott Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
10:15 am - 3:15 pm Nancy & Her Nancy & Her
10:20 am - 3 pm Meet the Character Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden
12 pm - 4 pm Reading National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature
4 pm - 5 pm NY Int’l Children’s Fil Fest-1 Paramount Theatre
6 pm - 7:40 pm “WALL-E” movie, Rated G Paramount Theatre

Contact us at 325.677.1161 | Address: 1101 North 1st Street, Abilene, Texas 79601 Hours: 8:30 – 5 p.m., closed for lunch from 12 – 1 p.m.

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