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Thank you for attending Food for Thought! We hope you enjoyed the festival.

We’d greatly appreciate it if you could take five minutes to fill out our online event survey. Your comments help us with planning next year’s event. The survey is completely anonymous and information collected is confidential and used solely for future grant proposals and grant reporting. Grants and sponsorships allow us to offer the Book Fest to you free of charge.

Link to survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019FoCoBookFest

The online survey will be available through November 19. Thank you!

Fort Collins Foodie Walk + FoCo Book Fest

The third Friday of the month is coming up and that means it’s time for Fort Collins Foodie Walk.

We’re excited to be part of the monthly food celebration with author and presenter “pop-ups” at various locations including Savory Spice Shop and The Cupboard.

Check out the schedule of Book Fest-related presentations and book signings happening at the Foodie Walk and enjoy all the fun meeting-and-eating this Friday, 10/18 from 5-8pm.

Odell Brewing Taproom Takeover

Mark your calendar for Friday, October 18 from 3-8pm and join us at Odell Brewing for a FoCo Book Fest Taproom Takeover!  $1 from every pint sold that night will benefit the Book Fest — which means we can keep bringing amazing authors and presenters each year at no cost to you.

Plus, from 5-6pm Book Fest authors Jereme Zimmerman (Brew Beer Like a Yeti) and Christina Marie (Cooking with Beer in Colorado) will be signing copies of their books (sales onsite hosted by Old Firehouse Books).

 

Preview the Complete Book Fest Program

The complete Book Fest program is now online. Printed programs will be available at all Fort Collins Book Fest venues on the day of the festival and at other select locations throughout Old Town. All Poudre River Public Libraries locations will have printed programs available ahead of the festival.

You can download a web copy of the entire two-day program (PDF) and the Saturday schedule grid (PDF). 

Visit the 2019 Book Fest Program page for additional options, including a Quick Guide for Saturday’s schedule (excluding writing workshops and FoCo Writers Read).

FoCo Writers Read Lineup and Schedule Announced

More than 20 local authors will be reading from their work during the Fort Collins Book Fest. The “FoCo Writers Read” event takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 11AM – 4PM at the Art Lab Fort Collins.

Take a look at the amazing lineup of writers and the schedule of readings.

Thank you to Kristin Owens, Eleanor Shelton, and Northern Colorado Writers for hosting this event. Support local writers!

Tea & Food Tastings Added to Book Fest

We’re super excited to help celebrate Happy Lucky’s Teahouse’s 10th Anniversary in October!

They’ve created some great tea and food tasting events that will happen during the Book Festival on Saturday, October 19. Each of the three Book Fest sessions is free to attend, but the Food & Cheese Tasting and the Food & Chocolate Tasting require you to reserve free tickets to make sure there’s room for you! Space is limited.

If you’re interested in all of the events happening at both Happy Lucky’s locations during their 10th Anniversary celebration, please visit their website or their Facebook events page.