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Bookfest 2018

BookFest St. Louis takes place this Saturday in the Central West End.  The event will bring more than 40 locally and nationally renowned authors to the Central West End, and will feature panel discussions, book signings, and a festival zone featuring an array of literary-focused organizations, craft vendors and interactive demonstrations.  Author events will take place at Schlafly Library, the festival tent on McPherson, Dressel’s and 510 N Euclid.  the festival zone will be held on McPherson, east of Euclid AND on Euclid, north of McPherson just past Dressel’s.  The festival takes place from 10:30 am – 9:30 pm. Visit for a full schedule of events. 

Nine specially selected local artists will be featured at Bookfest this year. Come see demonstrations from the following artists on Saturday, September 22 in the festival zone. 

Featured Artists
3rd Degree Glass Factory 
Jennifer Walker
Issac Ludwig 
Mary Ann Russum 
Dan Zettwoch 
Chris Lynch 
Megan Singleton 
Mike Murphy 

Starting at 6 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, McPherson Street , between Euclid and Walton and Euclid north of McPherson to the parking lot just north of Dressel’s will be closed to through traffic.  Vehicles will be able to access the parking lot on Euclid by heading south on Euclid from Washington.  The intersection of McPherson and Euclid will remain open for traffic traveling east on McPherson, turning south on Euclid and those traveling north on Euclid turning west on McPherson.   Streets will open back up by midnight.

Earlier Event: September 14
Great Forest Park Balloon Race