C.S. Lewis Festival, Petoskey, Michigan

Fall 2016

The Northern Michigan 10th Annual C.S. Lewis Festival celebrates of the life and works of the man who created Narnia. Taking place during September and October in the Petoskey, Michigan area on Little Traverse Bay, events including music and theater performances, school and library programs, scholarly lectures, community discussion groups, and more.

C.S. Lewis: Out of the Silent Planet
Mondays, September 12-October 17, 3:30-4:30pm
Grand Traverse Pie Company, 316 E. Mitchell St, Petoskey

Sermon Series
October 23, 10am
First Presbyterian Church of Harbor Springs, 7940 Cemetery Road, Harbor Springs, Dr. Jerry Root, guest preacher.

Book Discussion
Thursday, October 20, 6:30pm
The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis, Jerry Root and Mark Neal, Doug Mantha will lead the discussion, McLean and Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey.

Book Signing: Jerry Root, Keynote Speaker, for this year’s festival
Friday, October 21, 2-3pm
Come meet the author of "The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis," McLean and Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey.

Luncheon with Author Jerry Root
Friday, October 21, 12pm
The author of "The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis," Stafford’s Perry Hotel, Seating is limited, reservations required, $25

Manthei Speaker Series
Friday, October 21, 7:30pm
Jerry Root, the author of "The Surprising Imagination of C.S. Lewis,". Petoskey Middle School Auditorium, Petoskey.

Saturday Seminar
Saturday, October 22, 9am-3pm
SESSION ONE: Mark Neal, The Good, the Bad, the Ugly: C.S. Lewis and the Nuanced Imagination
SESSION TWO: Jerry Root: My Own Eyes are Not Enough for Me: I want to See What Others Have Imagined
SESSION THREE: Phil Jamieson: Weaving the Spell, C.S. Lewis on Breaking the Enchantment of Worldliness
SESSION FOUR: Question and Answer and Panel Discussion with all presenters
North Central Michigan College Library Conference Center, $50 full day (includes lunch), $30 half day

C.S. Lewis Writing Workshops
Monday, November 14, 7pm
Featuring area fourth grade writers reading their compositions and reflections on Lewis’ "The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," Petoskey High School, Petoskey.
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