VOICES OF DAVIDSON

EpicFest Includes Night for Teens

by | Oct 26, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Youth News

On Saturday, November 4, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Library Foundation are hosting a special teen evening in conjunction with their annual family literary event, EpicFest. The event will be held at the UNCC-Center City Atrium, at 320 East 9th Street in Charlotte.

The event is ONLY for teens, grades 9-12, and is free, safe, and engaging.

Two award-winning young adult authors will be featured Robin Benway, whose book, “Far From the Tree,” was recently longlisted for the National Book Award; and Amber Smith, the New York Times best-selling author of “The Way I Used to Be.”

The authors will speak at 8 p.m. and then be available to sign their books. Each attendee will receive a copy of these books.

EpicFest also will include a D.J., virtual reality demos, art, Kiss Print reading, snacks, and more.

Tickets must be reserved in advance, and each teen can reserve two tickets. Parking is also free. A few days before the event, anyone who is registered will receive directions to download a parking pass. To reserve, click here

Marguerite Williams

Marguerite (Margo) Williams is a novelist ("Madame President"), editor, and business owner of A Way With Words. She has lived in Davidson since 1977. Visit her at her website.

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