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Sunset at Sunset Festival Next Weekend!

Sunset at Sunset FestivalFall is here and that means the start of festival season! Next Saturday, October 5th, is the 7th annual Sunset at Sunset Festival! Pelican Bookstore is proud to be a sponsor of this great event that brings together all of our friends and neighbors, so come celebrate the history and the local culture of Sunset Beach!

Sunset at Sunset Festival Food

The festival features lots of local vendors, amazing foods, and entertainment including The Imitations! Pelican Bookstore will have it’s own booth with local authors signing their books! It’s lots of fun for the whole family and best of all it’s free, that’s right there’s no admission. So come out and don’t forget to stop by the Pelican Bookstore booth! We’ll see you there!

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Tea and Cookies with Valerie Tripp

Do you take your tea with one lump or two? We’re having a tea party for Valerie Tripp author of several of the American Girl book series on Saturday, July 20th at 3pm! You’re invited to join us at the Back Street Cafe for tea and cookies with the author, dolls are invited too! Bring your daughters and let them meet the woman behind Kit, Felicity, Molly, Josefina, and more!

The cost for admission is $5 and it includes tea and cookies. Backstreet Cafe is located at 1780-4 Chandler’s Ln., Sunset Beach. (Just a few doors down from Pelican Bookstore!) If you have any questions or need more information about the event call the bookstore at 910-579-8770. We’ll see you there!

Valerie Tripp American Girl Author July 20th Pelican Bookstore

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Mary Alice Monroe at Silver Coast Winery!

Pelican Bookstore and Silver Coast Winery are so happy to invite you to meet Mary Alice Monroe on Tuesday evening July 2nd at 6:00pm! She’ll be reading and signing her latest book  The Summer Girls. This is the perfect book for summer reading! We will have copies available to purchase at the event, and many of her other books as well.  There will be a $7.50 cover charge for the event, the cost of which does include one glass of wine.

The event will take place at Silver Coast Winery, which is located at 6680 Barbeque Rd NW  Ocean Isle Beach, NC. If you have any questions about the event please feel free to call Pelican Bookstore at 910-579-8770.

Mary Alice Monroe July 2nd Pelican Bookstore

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Dorthea Benton Frank & Wine–There’s No Better Combination!

Pelican Bookstore and Silver Coast Winery invite you to meet Dorthea Benton Frank on Monday evening June 10th at 6:00pm for a reading and signing held at Silver Coast Winery. Dorthea will read from her latest book  The Last Original Wife. You won’t want to miss her, she is a wonderful and very funny speaker! We will have copies available to purchase at the event, as well as some of her other books.  There will be a $7.50 cover charge for the event, the cost of which does include one glass of wine.

We ask that you arrive shortly before 6pm, as the reading will take place first. We can’t wait to see you all there, and we just know this book will be great! Silver Coast Winery is located at 6680 Barbeque Rd NW  Ocean Isle Beach, NC. If you have any questions about the event please feel free to call Pelican Bookstore at 910-579-8770.

Pelican Bookstore Dorthea Benton Frank June 10th

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A Few Photos from the Strawberry & Wine Festival

The Strawberry and Wine Festival this past weekend was such a great success and we thank all of you that came out! We had a wonderful time. And a big thanks to Marybeth Whalen, Jacqueline DeGroot, Silver Coast Winery and The Old Bridge Preservation Society who all made this great event! We can’t wait to do it again next year!

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Who Doesn’t Love Wine (And Strawberries)?

Strawberry and Wine Festival

As you may have already heard, Silver Coast Winery along with the Old Bridge Preservation Society is hosting the First Annual Strawberry and Wine Festival on Saturday May 4th. The event also has several sponsors (including Pelican Bookstore) and the proceeds from the festival will go toward the projects of the Old Bridge Preservation Society.

The event will run from noon until 6 pm and has a $5 admission.  The event will be a fun afternoon-there will be six hours of music from the Imitations, a chance to meet Marybeth Whalen (author of “The Mailbox” and numerous other novels) a dance contest, live dancing lessons, juried vendors, and an art show amongst all of the activity. There will be strawberry shortcakes, food and drink, and BBQ, Chicken Stew, and pork barbeque for sale as well. You can find more details about the event on our events calendar or on Silver Coast Winery’s website.

Here is a video of Anne Bockelman, of the Old Bridge Preservation Society, being interviewed by ATMC  about the festival. Don’t miss this great event, because really who doesn’t love strawberries and wine (and books)?

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