Bard in the Library Shakespeare Festival

Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Hart Memorial Library
HMC Lillie Room 2nd Floor

If we librarians have offended, 

Think but this, and all is mended,

That a Shakespeare fest now draws near,

Crafts and spectacles will appear,
for costumes in the theme,
A Midsummer Escape Room fit for teams,
Gentles, do not miss this fest
With staged delights, our very best,
fairies and star-crossed lovers attend,
We open
our library to Shakespeare's friends!

Event Schedule

1:00-4:00 Escape Room,
Scavenger Hunt

1:00-3:00 Activity and vendor tables (vendors include Books-A-Million, Orlando Shakes, Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire, and the Society for Creative Anachronism)

2:00 "Shakespeare Plants and Plots" Presentation

2:30 Costuming with Orlando Shakes

3:00 "Romeosaurus and Juliet Rex": A live staging of the children's book by Mo O'Hara

3:30 Cosplay presentation and awards followed by prizes for the scavenger hunt

Finale: Swordfight, presented by the Society for Creative Anachronism 

Event Type: 
Festivals & Celebrations
Age Group: