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MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE DEEP VALLEY HOMECOMING

 
JUNE 24-27, 2016 
 
Celebration of Maud Hart Lovelace & the Betsy-Tacy books
 
 
HURRY, PRE-REGISTRATION CLOSES JUNE 5, 2016
 
 

 Planned DVH activities include guided Betsy & Tacy house tours, narrated Betsy-Tacy neighborhood horse-drawn trolley rides, Deep Valley Book Festival, Victorian Tea, "Betsy and Joe" dramatic play, gift shop & exhibits & music, living history actors, children's activities, programs, demonstrations, speakers, historic Blue Earth County Courthouse tour, readers theater, a young writers and young artist competition. Special kick-off to the event this year will be a special Deep Valley wine tasting and a CD release ("Listening For Your Song," a collection of music from the Betsy-Tacy books) and concert by singer Maud Hixson. 

 All this and more. Fun for the entire family!

PRE-REGISTRATION FORM - Deadline is June 5th

DEEP VALLEY HOMECOMING POSTER

DEEP VALLEY HOMECOMING DAILY SCHEDULE

BETSY, TACY & TIB CONTEST

YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION ENTRY FORM AND POSTER Deadline for entries is June 5th

DEEP VALLEY WRITING COMPETITION ENTRY FORM AND POSTER Deadline for entries is June 5th

Directions to Tacy's House for those traveling south on Hwy 169 from the Twin Cities 

 

Hotel Information

We encourage you to book a hotel room early for your visit to Deep Valley! A block of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels - ask for rates for the Deep Valley Homecoming: 

Best Western - Call 507-625-9333  Mention Group - Betsy-Tacy (special rates $99.00 - $113.99 + tax)   Guest Details

City Center Hotel - Call 877-345-5577 or book online using code: DVH (special rates $99.00 + tax)

Hilton Garden Inn - Call 507-344-1111 (special rates $89.00 - $124.00 + tax)

 (Photos from the 2015 DVH are found on our facebook page.)  



 
DEEP VALLEY BOOK FESTIVAL
 
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Sibley Park Pavillion
11 am to 4 pm
 
The Deep Valley Book Festival is sponsored by the Betsy-Tacy Society in connection
with the Deep Valley Homecoming in celebration of author Maud Hart Lovelace.

 

We welcome all interested authors, illustrators, publishers, literary organizations, and booksellers register for the Deep Valley Book Festival. Print and mail application to reserve space. See Fact Sheet for more information.

Exhibitor Deadline Extended to June 5

Download Book Festival Poster 

Directions to Sibley Park in Mankato for those traveling south on Hwy 169

Current list of Participating Authors, Illustrators, Publishers & Literary Organizations
 
Authors & Illustrators
 
 
Publishers
 
Literary Organizations
Sisters in Ink
 
Check back as this list will be updated often!

  


  

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Betsy-Tacy Calendar of Events