CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!!! DAHLONEGA LITERARY FESTIVAL NEEDS VOLUNTEERS TO ASSIT IN RUNNING THE FESTIVAL

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Do you like to participate in community service? Maybe you’re already going to be at the festival, and have some free time… We are looking for a few more volunteers to help us with the 2019 Dahlonega Literary Festival! We want the 2019 DLF to be the best one yet, and we can’t do it without all of you who come to the festival as attendees and volunteers! If you would like to volunteer to help with the Festival (March 1 and 2, 2019), please email Wes Whitaker at westry.whitaker@ung.edu with the days/times that you would be willing to volunteer. Bring your friends, too!

The Festival depends solely on volunteers throughout the year, but especially on the days of the Festival. These jobs are important and Festival cannot run without these jobs getting done!

We can use your help! To We have an online Sign Up Form where you can see the duties, times, and locations we need help with.  We’ve tried to create a schedule where these jobs are for short periods of time so you can help for as little or as long as you can afford.

 MANY HANDS DO MAKE FOR LIGHTER WORK.   Won’t you please help?   To sign up, please visit Volunteer at the Festival to open the Volunteer Form.  If you are interested, please go to the Form, read the job descriptions, and key-in your name and contact info (email and phone number (for texting you during the Festival) in one of the vacant lines.

 Thank you!!!

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DAHLONEGA LITERARY & SCIENCE FESTIVALS UNVEIL NEW APP!!!

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thumbnail_2019_DSC_ShirtWE HAVE AN APP! The Dahlonega Literary Festival (March 1-2, 2019) and the Dahlonega Science Festival (March 1-3, 2019) are proud to announce the unveiling of their new app to better serve attendees to both festivals!!!  Download the app Attendify to follow our event all weekend! To download the app and find our event, follow the directions below! It’s FREE! 

To get the app:

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  1. Go to your ‘App Store’ and download the ‘Attendify App’
  2. Search for ‘Dahlonega’
  3. Select the ‘Dahlonega Science & Lit Festivals’
  4. ‘Join’ the event
  5. Enter your email address and create a password
  6. The app then asks for more profile info

That’s it!  You now have access to virtually all of the information you will need about both of these festivals! You will be able to more efficiently guide yourself around the festivals and choose which programs and events you would like to attend and more easily locate them.  You will be able to learn more about the programs, events, and speakers.

Information the app provides includes:

  • Favorites & Notes
  • Schedules for both Festivals (‘Green’ color for Dahlonega Literary Festival and ‘Purple’ color for the Dahlonega Science Festival)
  • List of Speakers
  • List of Sponsors
  • Map
  • WebView that links to each festival’s web page
  • Twitter

So download this app today!

We will also be using the hashtag #DLF2018 on Instagram all throughout the weekend! If you take pictures at the festival, and would like for us to see them, please use the hashtag #DLF2018 and tag us so that we can see all of your wonderful memories and fun! If you don’t already follow us on Instagram, make sure you follow us @dahlonegaliteraryfestival! We will be posting cool things throughout the weekend to showcase the event!

The festival is in ONE DAY!! Don’t forget to come on down, and enjoy a weekend full of readings, book signings, and really awesome workshops and panels! We can’t wait to see you March 1st and 2nd!

FEATURED AUTHORS AND REGIONAL WRITERS DONATE BOOKS TO THE LUMPKIN COUNTY LIBRARY

 

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Every year the Featured Authors and Regional Writers are kind enough to donate copies of their books to the Lumpkin County Library.  Pictured here, left to right, are Donna Gessell, Chair of the Dahlonega Literary Festival, Tracey Thomaswick, Director of the Lumpkin County Library, and Ken Smoke, Chair of the Regional Writers Section of the Dahlonega Literary Festival.  On February 28, 2018, Donna and Ken, on behalf of the Featured Authors and Regional Writers, present the donated books to an appreciative Tracey.

THANK YOU SO MUCH AUTHORS!!!

2019 DAHLONEGA LITERARY FESTIVAL VENUES AND MAP

All programs, including our Headliner Event:  “Divine Daughter of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” featuring Rebecca Wells (Saturday, March 2, 2019, 4:30 pm in the Sanctuary.  Buy Tickets), and the FoxTale Book Shoppe, where Featured Author and Regional Writer books can be purchased, will held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 9:00am-6:30 pm only and will be held at The Dahlonega Baptist Church.

The “Lunch With The Featured Authors” event will be held Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 12:30-1:45 at The Dahlonega Market Place.   (Buy Tickets)

The “Songwriters Cafe” event featuring Ray Atkins and local musicians will be held Friday, March 1, 2019, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the Dahlonega Funeral Home.  (Buy Tickets)

For directions to Dahlonega and the Festival, please visit our “Directions” page under “About”.

 

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