Book Bash 2021

Four Days to Celebrate Reading

Book Bash 2021 is moving to the spring - and, on campus! Join us March 23-26, 2021 to celebrate reading in partnership with Print: A Bookstore. More details to follow! Last year’s schedule of events is detailed below so you can get a sense of the fun programming offered.


Book Bash 2019's Schedule of Special Events

Thursday, December 5
Books and Bites! -  
Join us at Print for Maine Beer Company beer, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and surprise flash faculty story readings! Check out the great collection of staff and faculty favorite reads and enter the raffle to win some of these favorites. This is an adults-only event!

Friday, December 6
Students Write/Students Read - 
This is a student storytelling and poetry night! Invite your family and friends to come listen to Upper School students from each grade read original stories and perform published poems. You will be amazed at the talented writers we have in our midst!

Saturday, December 7
Figgy’s Cooking Inspirations from the Kitchen to the Woods - 
Calling all foodies! Join Waynflete parent and Food Network “Chopped” champion chef Figgy DiBenedetto for a talk about frenetic cooking, foraging, and fermenting. From her beginnings as an aspiring chef, to opening Figgy’s Takeout and Catering, Figgy will highlight the cookbooks that have inspired her along the way.

Sunday, December 8
Children’s Story Hour with Illustrator Matt Tavares - 
Join Maine author and illustrator Matt Tavares as he introduces Dasher, a brave little doe with a wish in her heart! Matt has illustrated and/or written over nineteen books and is the recipient of numerous awards and honors. His artwork has been widely exhibited in national museums. Please make a special trip downtown with the kids on Sunday for a reading with Matt!