Art in the Twain and Atrium Galleries – Mark Blaney
Learning about Light Mark
Blaney presents watercolor and small oil studies
exploring our relationship to the rest of nature.
Saturday, November 7, 12:00
– 3:00 p.m. SPECIAL EVENT
Live Music in the Twain Room – The Paul
Hawthorne/Tom Schneider Duo
Enjoy the smooth,
collaborative sounds of Tom Schneideron piano and special guest Paul
Hawthorne on vibes and vocals. Fresh arrangements of classic jazz standards
are the forte of this well-known Cincinnati duo. They have graced the Queen
City musical scene for over seventeen years. Vocals and piano with a silky
smooth jazz vibe.*
Saturday, November 14, 1:00
– 3:00 p.m. Book Signing – Ben Newell The Broad Road
Local author, Ben Newell, will sign copies of his new
book, The Broad Road. Newell, a
resident of Madison, Indiana, is a retired history teacher and coach. He is
also the author of Major Sam Woodfill:
The Greatest Soldier of WWI.
Saturday, November 14, 1:00
– 3:00 p.m. Live Music – John Sheckler
your granny’s dulcimer.” Local folk musician John Sheckler plays original and traditional songs on a mountain
lap dulcimer crafted with his own hands. Sing-alongs for the kids.*
Thursday, November 19, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Hanover Literary Evening
from the Creative Writing Program at Hanover College present their works in
poetry and prose.
Friday, November 20, 6:00
– 9:00 p.m.
Freethinkers Book Club
Freethinkers from the region plan to discuss Our Declaration: A Reading of the
Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality,
by Danielle Allen.
Saturday, November 28, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. (Small Business
Saturday) Indies First
with Author and Honorary Bookseller, Robyn Ryle, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Sherman Alexie, acclaimed author of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, launched
“Indies First,” calling on his fellow authors to join a grassroots movement and
show their support for independent booksellers by “volunteering” to work at
their favorite indie bookstore on Small Business Saturday. Cheryl
Strayed, the bestselling author of Wild, Tiny
Beautiful Things, Torch, and the forthcoming Brave
Enough, is the 2015 official spokesperson for Indies
First.Village Lights is privileged to welcome local
author, Robyn Ryle, as honorary
bookseller for an afternoon. Her chapbook, The Face of
Baseball, a collection of linked short stories, is soon to be
released by Whiskey Paper Press and will launch at Village Lights. Come on in
between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and let Robyn hand-sell you a book.
Monday, November 30, 11:00
a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cider Monday at Village Lights On so-called “Cyber
Monday,” we are partnering with The Red
Roaster Coffee and Eatery to offer “CIDER Monday.” Log out and drop in for some free
hot cider and a few moments of relaxation, courtesy of your locally owned, independent businesses.
* All music routinely performed at Village Lights Bookstore is original, in the public domain, or licensed through the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). Yvonne Davis appears during the Madison Main Street Program events under licenses held by the City of Madison with ASCAP, BMI, and SEASAC.