This weekend is the big Lori Wilde, Twilight, Texas (aka Granbury, Texas) and here’s the final schedule of events. Hope to see you there!
The Twilight, Texas Weekend Event Schedule - Saturday and Sunday
February 15 & 16, 2014 at the Twilight Town Square in Granbury, TX.
(Pre-launch for Twilight, Texas December 2014)
Saturday, February 15th
10:00 am Declaration and Presentation Ceremony
Mayor Nin Hulett will officially declare the city of Granbury as Twilight, Texas, at the Hood County Courthouse Gazebo. The Key to the City will be awarded to author Lori Wilde.
10:30 am Photo Scavenger Hunt Sign-up
Sign-up for the Photo Scavenger Hunt to begin the two day event. Sign-up tables will be at Twilight Headquarters, the CVB in city hall on the northwest corner of the Historic Square at 10:30. You can snap pictures of yourself at each hunt site to prove you are the fastest fan in Twilight. First place winner of the scavenger hunts gets a $250 shopping spree to a store on the town square. There will be ten $10 gift cards to various other Granbury stores to the runners up. Also participants of the scavenger hunt will be treated to a free lite buffet in the early evening, but you must sign up in advance at the sign-up table and space is limited to the first 40 participants.
10:30 am Hunks on the Square
As part of the scavenger hunt, we will have four Hunks at different stores throughout the day. Actors will portray heroes from books in the Twilight Texas series, pose for Scavenger Hunt Photos, and hand out prizes around the Twilight town square. Participating shops will offer prizes and chocolate covered “somethings”. Be sure to vote for your favorite.
12:00 noon Lunch in Twilight
Enjoy lunch at any of the cafes and restaurants in Granbury. See your schedule of events for coupons.
2:00 pm Special Interview and Video Taping with Lori Wilde
Learn more about author Lori Wilde, and discover how Granbury became Twilight, Texas. The audience will participate in an interview and video recording session with the author at the Historic Opera House. This is a free event.
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Wine, Chocolate and Electronic Book Signing
Enjoy fine wine and delicious chocolate at D’Vine Wine and let Lori sign your ebook copy of The Valentine’s Day Disaster. Then find more Twilight Hunks, and other items on the Scavenger Hunt list. All proceeds from sales of The Valentine’s Day Disaster will go to Ruth’s Place.
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Free Buffet Tickets
Photo Scavenger Hunt participants can bring their photos and scavenger hunt checklist upstairs to D’Vine Wine, and pick-up free tickets to the Hunk Review and Pasta Buffet. Free tickets are limited and given out on a first come, first serve basis to scavenger hunt participants only.
5:30 pm Hunks in the Hood Review and a Lite Buffet
Vote for your favorite Twilight, Texas hero look-a-like. Which Hunk looks most like a character from one of Lori’s books? Enjoy a lite buffet dinner and a glass of Twilight, Texas wine. There is a cash bar. The tickets are free but are limited . You can get your ticket at the Twilight, Texas headquarter Saturday the 15th when you sign up for the scavenger hunt. The location will be Poppa Pasta (aka Farina’s).
7:30 pm “The Sweater Curse” at the Playhouse Theatre aka Granbury Opera House
Order your tickets early on-line at GranburyTheaterCompany.com
10:45 pm Late Night Ghost Tour
Join Lori and Twilight, Texas fans as they tour the town and hear the legends as only Twilightites can tell them. Tickets are $10.00.
Sunday, February 16th
10:30 am – noon First Presbyterian Church Sunday Morning Worship
First Presbyterian Church is highlighted in several Twilight, Texas stories. The church’s Sunday morning worship service is open to anyone. Reindeer antlers are optional.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Book Signing
Lori will sign her Wedding Veil Wishes Series at the Granbury Bridal Show at Convention Center. First 50 get a free book from the Wedding Veil Wishes Series.
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Photo Scavenger Hunt continues…
Discover the last few items in the Photo Scavenger Hunt. Pick up your list at CVB – Twilight, Texas, headquarters. Enjoy shopping and entertainment on the square. You can find Hunks in any of the shops. Did you get a heart from the CVB? Carve your initials into it, or use a Sharpie, then hang it on the Sweetheart Tree. Toss a coin in the Sweetheart Fountain and wish for your one true love ♥
3:00 pm Tea and Prizes at the Merry Cherub B&B
Join Lori Wilde and ask your questions about Twilight, Texas. Enjoy an intimate visit with the author at the Merry Cherub B&B aka Iron Horse Inn at 616 Thorpe Springs Rd. Winner of the Photo Scavenger Hunt will be presented with $250 shopping gift card from a store on the square. Other winners will receive gift cards for extra effort.