Real Good For Free: Spencertown Academy Festival of Books 9/5-6 and 9/12-13

Spencertown Academy’s Festival of Books, now in its fourth year, offers another great slate of authors, poets and speakers, plus provocative discussions on timely literary topics and art exhibits, over two weekends.

There’s a huge booksale and art exhibit, a children’s storybook parade, poet Taylor Mali, authors J.C. Hallman, Simon Van Booy, Mary Gaitskill, Francine Prose, Hillary Jordan, Victor Navasky, Hamilton Fish, Joanna Greenfield and more.

(Tonight’s Preview Party will set you back $25 but gives attendees first pick at the Book Sales more than 10,000 used books before the sale opens to the public tomorrow.)

See Academy website for complete schedule of talks, activities and book sale hours.

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Real Good for Free: Johnny Rabb & the Jailhouse Rockers @ Powers Park (9/5/09)
Real Good for Free: The Final Stretch Festival @ Saratoga (September 5-6)
Real Good for Free: Lake George Jazz Weekend (9/19-20)
Real Good for Free: LarkFEST!!!!!!!! (Sept. 19)
Real Good for Free: Riverfront Park, Athens (Fridays)
Real Good for Free: Albany Jazz Festival @ Riverfront Park (Sept. 12)
Real Good for Free: The Fabulous Folk Fest @ Bolton Landing (Sept. 6)
Real Good for Free: Rock-It in Schenectady (Fridays)
Real Good For Free: Halfmoon (Wednesdays)
Real Good for Free: Albany Public Library (Third Fridays)
Real Good for Free: At The Plaza, Albany (Wednesdays)

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