2017 Event Schedule in Full

Tentative Schedule and subject to minor changes.

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THURSDAY

  • 10:00am to 12:00Drop off items for goody bags
    Hamilton room
  • 12:00 noonDrakon Press, Grant Boardroom: OPEN!
  • 12:00 noonAuthor Chats, Riverview Boardroom: OPEN!
  • 12:30 to 2:45Stuff goody bags
  • Volunteers must contact Lori prior to joining in.
  • 3:00Tour Romancelandia, Pendleton Boardroom: OPEN!
  • 3:00 to 5:00Registration & Raffle Prize Check in
    Ballroom
  • 5:00Reader Adventures!, Bluegrass Boardroom: OPEN!
  • 6:00Announcements
  • 6:30pmRock out 80’s style!
    Welcome Party Hosted by Elle Boon, Alanea Alder & Caitlyn O’Leary.
    Aloha! Throw together your best eighties attire – think big hair, neon colors and leg warmers. Start #RAGT17 with finger foods and a DJ playing the best music from the 80’s, 90’s and today, along with a cash bar serving up signature drinks from the trio of authors, or your beverage of choice. Grab a tote bag, goodies, and enter for chances to win prizes, including 3 HUGE baskets donated by your hostesses.
    ★ Get all the party details →

FRIDAY

  • 7:00 to 9:00am – BREAKFAST
    Sponsored by Victoria Danann & C.H. Admirand
    Join New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Victoria Danann and C.H. Admirand for a Continental Breakfast to jump-start your day so you can dive right in to #RAGT17!
    See the menu and get more details →
  • 9:00am
    • Continued Registration and Raffle Prize Check-In
      Ballroom
    • B&N Book Store opens
      Hamilton Room
    • Activities in the Boardrooms, throughout the day.
      See individual boardroom schedules when they’re listed.
  • 12:00 to 2:00pm – LUNCH
    Sponsored by Jenika Snow & Erika Reed.
    Spice up your Friday with a fiesta themed taco lunch and even hotter books!
    See the menu and get more details →
  • 2:00Raffle tickets go on sale
    Ballroom
  • 3:00 to 5:00BOOK SIGNING
  • 6:00 – DINNER

    Sponsorship Available!

  • 8:00 – 11:30pmHollywood Nights!
    Party hosts: Maddy Barone & Tina Holland
    Join us for a night on the tinsel town. Dress as your favorite movie character – Fantasy, Historical, Sci-Fi. Or perhaps a Hollywood Icon. Bollywood perhaps? Bring your Red Carpet Style for a night with the Stars – Dancing and prizes included. We hope to see you there!
    ★ Get all the party details →

Thanks to these #RAGT17 sponsors:

SATURDAY

  • 7:00 to 9:00am – BREAKFAST

    Sponsorship Available! 

  • 9:00am
    • Continued Registration and Raffle Prize Check-In
      Ballroom
    • B&N Book Store opens
      Hamilton Room
    • Activities in the Boardrooms, throughout the day.
      See individual boardroom schedules when they’re listed.
  • 12:00 to 2:00pm – LUNCH

    Sponsorship Available!

  • 1:00 to 2:00Raffle Session I
  • 3:00 to 5:00BOOK SIGNING
  • 5:00 to 6:00Raffle Session II
  • 6:30 to 8:30 – DINNER
    Sponsored by Hotel!
    See the menu and get more details →
  • 7:30 to 8:30 – Raffle Session III

    Last raffle of the event. *You must be present to win!*

  • 9:00 to 11:00pmBOOKLOVERS’ BINGO
    Hosted by Jennifer Chance, Elizabeth Bemis and Jessica Lemmon.
    2nd ANNUAL BOOKLOVERS’ BINGO
    Back by popular demand–and better than ever! Get ready to win big, have fun, and shout at the top of your lungs at the 2nd Annual Booklovers’ Bingo Bash! Giveaways and special prizes await.
    ★ Get all the party details →

 

SUNDAY

  • Buy your own breakfast and sit with an author
    Sign up at event to take part – buffet offered by the hotel for a special rate, or go offsite with an author.

    Authors will sign up, designate where to meet, and how many readers can join their group, then readers can sign up until spots are taken.

 

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