Its been a few weeks, but I can’t let something like the Baltimore Book Festival pass by without a post.
I wasn’t expecting much – feeling a little down on Charm City – maybe some used book sellers and a food truck…if we’re lucky? But the Festiva proved me wrong and showed me that Berlin doesn’t have the monopoly on Strassenfeste. Of course, there were booksellers – old and new – but there weer also authors as well as a healthy representation of local cultural institutions and children’s activities. We even had our first encounter with a costume character.
S wasn’t scared. She was just cautious.
The highlight of the festival was the Peabody Institute, a conservatory attached to The John Hopkins University. The 19th century building is beautiful and was wholly unexpected.
This year’s festival was held September 27 – 29th. For more information, visit the Baltimore Book Festival’s website and maybe we’ll see you in 2014!