Festival Luncheon with Sara Gruen
Thursday, March 17, 2015 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM
Omni Charlottesville Hotel ballroom
The Virginia Festival of the Book appreciates the support of Dominion Resources as Lead Sponsor of this event, and appreciates the support of sponsorship from Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital.
Sara Gruen is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of At The Water's Edge, Water for Elephants, Ape House, Riding Lessons, and Flying Changes. Her works have been translated into forty-three languages, and have sold more than ten million copies worldwide. Water for Elephants was adapted into a major motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon, Rob Pattinson, and Christoph Waltz in 2011.
She lives in Western North Carolina with her husband and three sons, along with their dogs, cats, horses, birds, and the world’s fussiest goat.
Tickets: Tickets are $60 each.Each table has 10 seats. Tickets will be held in the purchaser's name. If you are purchasing tickets for other people, please let us know the name under which the tickets will be held before arrival at the luncheon to avoid confusion. Individual ticket purchasers can also request seating with other people.
Tickets may be picked up:
(1) On March 14, 15, or 16, between 9:30 AM and 4:00 PM at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 145 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville (near the Boar's Head Inn).
(2) On March 17 beginning at 9:00 AM at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel before the Luncheon.
Parking: Please allow ample time for parking. Free parking is available in the Omni garage. Additional paid parking is available in the Market Street and Water Street garages. Do not park in the parking lot in front of Staples because they will tow cars.
Books will be available for purchase at the Luncheon and a book signing with Ms. Gruen will follow the event.
The ticket charge will appear on your credit card statement as "VA Humanities Foundation."
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