Thursday, September 19, 2013

2013 Yungaburra Book Fair!

The annual Yungaburra Book Fair will be held at the  on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th September 2013, coinciding with the legendary Yungaburra Markets.  The Book Fair will run from 9am to 4pm Saturday and 9am to 1pm Sunday, free entry.  Authors and booksellers will operate stalls selling a wide range of new and preloved books. There will be a Barista on hand for fresh coffee, live music & fresh food available prepared by local chef.

Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/YungaburraBookFair

Yungaburra Book Fair Sept 28th & 29th at Yungaburra Community Hall will have thousands of  books available ranging from $1 upwards ~  kids, comics, fiction, collectors, & special interests.  We will have local authors available to talk about the book writing process, as well as someone conducting a  mini workshop on Saturday on how to create your own handmade books!

Face Book address:  https://www.facebook.com/YungaburraBookFair    

Phone: Suzette 40952390 for more information or email sed71863@bigpond.net.au

Several talented local authors will be present over the weekend and are willing to discuss their own books and the writing and publishing process for budding authors.  The Fair’s 2013 theme is “Heroes in the Hall” and fundraising is being undertaken to support one of our community heroes – the Assistance Dogs. Two auctions - a Book Auction and a Silent Postcard Auction - are being staged to raise much needed funds for Assistance Dogs (ASDOGS).

The Books & Collectables  bidding will commence at 10am on Sunday 29th by auctioneers Richie Cahill & Brendan Williams.  An authentic autographed basketball by Andrew Gaze will also be auctioned off in the Community Hall.  Bidding on the ‘Silent’  Auction will commence at the opening of the Fair and conclude at 1pm on Sunday. Items include postcard sized artwork donated by generous local Tableland artists; autographed postcards, photographs, posters & CDs donated by musicians, sports personalities & comedians such as Tim Minchin, Gotye, Troy Bayliss, Josh Thomas, Johnny Ruffo, Mark Skaife, Kate Miller-Heidke, Birds of Tokyo, Archie Roach, Kasey Chambers, Missy Higgins, John Butler Trio, Marina Prior, Diesel, John Paul Young, The Audreys, Sneaky Sound System, Evermore, Tommy Emmanuel with many more (see Face Book listing) If you wish to bid on any items in the Silent auction but cannot attend over the weekend - bids can be submitted via email until 4pm  Friday 27th September via email:  sed71863@bigpond.net.au

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