Schedule for 2017 Children's Festival of Reading
10:00 - Dollywood's Penguin Players present Pretend
10:30 - Author Sarah Weeks
11:00 - Author Susie Gardner
11:30 - Illustrator Adam Rex
12:00 - Book & Storybook Character Parade
12:30 - Author Charles R. Smith, Jr.
1:00 - ABCs of the Titanic;
1:45 - Author Lita Judge
2:15 - Farmer Jason
Authors & Illustrators Stage
10:00 - Author Mary Uhles
10:30 - Author Charles R. Smith, Jr.
11:00 - Author Richard Sobol
11:30 - Author Gwendolyn Hooks
12:30 - Picture Book Panel with Julie Danielson
1:15 - Richard Sobol
1:45 - Author Gwendolyn Hooks
10:00 - Faye Wooden
10:30 - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker
11:00 - Zoo Knoxville
11:30 - Georgi Schmitt
12:30 - Sparky and Rhonda Rucker
1:15 - Faye Wooden
1:45 - Georgi Schmitt
10:00 - WDVX presents KidStuff with Sean McCollough and guest Farmer Jason
11:15 - Miss Lynn
12:30 - Jodie Manross and Laith Keilany
1:15 - Miss Lynn
Children's Performance Stage
10:00 - Knoxville Jazz Youth Orchestra
11:00 - Beaumont Dance Works
11:30 - Knoxville Youth Guitar Ensemble
12:30 - Tumblebear Gymnastics
1:00 - Knoxville Children’s Theatre
1:30 - Broadway Performing Arts
2:00 - Danse et Plus
11:15 & 1:15 - Dr. Al Hazari
10-3 Free play! Build your own book creation. Make anything from a skyscraper, a book character, or a tree! Use your imagination and come up with something completely brand new.
11:00 - Book Domino Race. Create your own “book domino,” and see whose domino falls the fastest to win a prize.
- 1:00 - House of Books. Can you create a mini-house using books? The most creatively built house will win a prize.