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PENN'S STORE

Historic PENN'S STORE presents

 

2015 KENTUCKY WRITERS DAY CELEBRATION

An event beginning the last weekend of April and ending the last of May during MEMORIAL weekend in conjunction with the State of Kentucky's Official KENTUCKY WRITERS DAY of April 24. Each year since 1997 Historic Penn's Store celebrates the event by honoring the unbridled spirit of the written word and Kentucky writers by preserving, promoting,encouraging the "written word" . 

 2015 KENTUCKY WRITERS IN CELEBRATION

Home Site: Historic PENN'S STORE

257 Penn's Store Road

3 miles SE

Gravel Switch, Kentucky

( 859 ) 332-7706 / 7715

www.PennsStore.com

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 Sunday ~ APRIL 26 ...... Kick Off to 2015 KWD CELEB  ( 11:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM )

                                      Poets, Authors, Journalist, Writers, Songwriters reading / performing.

                                      1:00 PM ~ 3:00 PM

                                       Dr. HR Stoneback, SUNY, New Paltz, New York

                                       Elizabeth Madox Roberts Society members

Sunday ~ MAY 3 .......... Songwriters in the Round ( KY Derby weekend.)

Sunday ~ MAY 10 ........  Writings for Mother ( Mother's Day )  Token gift to mother's attending. 

Sunday ~ MAY 17 ........  Discussion on the future of the "written word".  Bring Pen & paper.

 MEMORIAL WEEKEND:

Saturday ~ MAY 23 ...... 

Poets, Authors, Journalist, Writers, Songwriters reading / performing.

Sunday ~ MAY 24 ...... 

* Poets, Authors, Journalist, Writers, Songwriters reading / performing

* Genealogy Forum

*  "VOICES for the PAST" .......

Participants giving a "voice " to the words written( letters, poems, writings, songs) by deceased friends and/or family members.  What better time and way to honor deceased loved ones than give their writings a "voice" in the here and now.  They may be gone, but their words are still with us.    Participants are encouraged to bring photos of those whose writings they are honoring, as well as copies of any of their books, articles, or letters.   Participants are welcome to set up a display of their loved ones photo, writings, memorabilia. 

 NOTE:  Anyone wishing to participate in "VOICES for the PAST",

contact Jeanne Penn Lane at the Penn's Store ~  contact info above.

 * Food will be available at Penn's Store.  (Those with special food needs are welcome to bring their own.) 

* Books for sale.

* Plants will be available for purchase. 

 NOTE:  As in the past, cards will be given to the public for writing a note to a veteran.   Cards will be collected and delivered to the VA Hospital in Lexington for distribution to the veterans.   

 * * * * * * * *

 2015 KENTUCKY SONGWRITERS CELEBRATION & TRIBUTE SHOW 

Host Site AMERICAN LEGION - Post 46

46 Spears Lane

Danville, Kentucky

 Friday Evening ~ MAY 22

Songwriters of varying genres ( performing originals as well as standards )

Singles / duos / trios / bands

 SPECIAL GUEST

 Saturday Evening ~  MAY 23

Songwriters of varying genres ( performing originals as well as standards )

Singles / duos / trios / bands

 SPECIAL GUEST

 *  Show "Time" to be determined.  ( Presently ..... 5 or  6:00 PM ~ 11:00 PM or 12 Midnight )

*  American Legion Hall seating capacity is 350

*  Food will be available at the Legion Hall.  

*  Instructions for SONGWRITER SHOW participants/performers ( unloading/parking/etc ) will be sent at a later date.

                                                                                                                          

Bring chair or blanket
Open to public at 10am.
Check back for updates and more details.

For Updates Check FACEBOOK  @ Link Below

For more information about Penn's Store visit Jeanne Lane on her Facebook page.

For those of you concerned about the store and what is going on with the cleanup and with the well being of the pets there, click here for more information.

We have created a new links page to access historical Penn's Store events of the past.  You can see pictures and biographies of entertainers and  participants of past Great Outhouse Blowouts and Kentucky Writers' Day events by clicking here.

For any event it is always best to call ahead to check times and cancellations.

Penn's Store
257 Penn's Store Road
Gravel Switch, Kentucky 40328
859-332-7706 or 859-332-7715
E-mail: PennsStore@aol.com

GPS Coordinates: N37.549912; W085.028191

STORE HOURS
( All hours are "country hours" - give or take a few minutes.)

 APRIL  thru  SEPTEMBER
Saturday   11 AM ~ 6 PM
Sunday       2 PM ~ 6 PM

 OCTOBER  thru  MARCH
Saturday    11 AM ~ 5 PM
Sunday        1 PM ~ 5 PM

* Weekday hours are by perchance or appointment presently.
Weather conditions can alter Store hours.
If coming from a distance, it is advisable to call ahead. 
( 859.332-7706  or  859.332-7715 )

For the latest information, visit Jeanne Lane on her personal
Facebook page.

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