The Harvard Square Business Association in partnership with Cambridge Historical Tours proudly present a day-long event celebrating Harvard Square book stores and the birth of the Bard!
The Harvard Square Business Association, Cambridge Historical Tours and the book stores of Harvard Square welcome you to join us on Saturday, April 18th for the 8th Annual Bookish Ball and Shakespeare's Birthday Celebration. This free, family friendly festival will feature book store strolls, Shakespearian performances, birthday cake and more!
Book it to the Square on the 18th and have a Ball!
12:00pm-4pm - Sonnet-a-thon in the Pit
1:00pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 1 at Raven Used Books - 53B JFK St
1:30pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 2 at The World's Only Curious George Store - 1 JFK St
2:00pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 3 at Grolier Poetry Book Shop - 6 Plympton St
2:30pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 4 at Schoenhof's Foreign Books, 76A Mt. Auburn St
3:00pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 5 at Harvard Book Store, 1256 Mass Ave
3:30pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 6 at the Harvard COOP, 1400 Mass Ave
4:00pm - A Midsummer Night's Dream Scene 7 at the Pit in front of The Out of Town News Kiosk
4:00pm - Birthday Cake in the Pit in front of The Out of Town News Kiosk
4:30pm - Shakespeare Slam at John Harvard's Brew House, 33 Dunster Street
addition, at 6:30pm, Harvard Book Store welcomes Christopher McDougall
as he discusses his book, Natural Born Heroes: How A Daring Band of
Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
$5 ticket price
First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Avenue