MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THE DEEP VALLEY HOMECOMING
JUNE 24-27, 2016
A 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
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
Sisters in Ink
Check back as this list will be updated often!
Betsy-Tacy Calendar of Events