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Twain Fest Set for Aug 21 at Old Town State Park

SAN DIEGO (Press Release)–A festival celebrating  writer and humorist Mark Twain and such other 19th century writers as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Paul Laurence Dunbar and Edgar Allan Poe has been scheduled 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 21, at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. 

Games, Punch n’ Judy puppet shows, music and readings of Twain’s works will occur at various venues throughout the park, according to the Write OUt Loud organization which regularly stages dramatic readings at the Theatre at Old Town.  On tap:  sack races, ring toss, marbles and other games of the period that will be played on the green. Additionally, there will be a Community Spelling Bee and additions to the  ‘Never Ending Story,’ to which anyone who wishes may contribute.

More information is available from Write Out Loud at (619) 97-8963 or by visiting that organization’s website.

Preceding based on material provided by Write Out Loud

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