In the spring in Southern Illinois, there is a town that has a Johnson County Junque Jamboree. It is Vienna, IL. This year it is on April 18th
I was hoping to be there for the event, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I can’t. However, I will tell you that there should be a booth down there with pre-signed copies of Snowball. (Maybe I can do a signing later this summer, if there are some people interested in me doing so.)
Plans are at this point for my eldest son, the indie filmmaker, to man my booth. What and who all he will have helping him at the booth is in the works. So please stop on by. Find the film’s Facebook page Terrible People. There is an Indigogo page as well.
Since I will be missing out on a really awesome event, I wanted to apologize ahead of time. I also want to encourage everyone who can to plan on being there April 18th. Be there early!
There are some wonderful places to eat in Vienna, and am sure there will be food on the square as well. If it is a drive and overnight stay for you, I can tell you there are some wonderful places in and around Vienna to sight-see. Tunnel Hill bike trail is one right near the square. About a nine mile bike ride up the trail takes you thru the tunnel. Keep your eyes ahead to the light at the end (isn’t always the way?) to keep from riding into the sides. Don’t ask me how I know, just know that I know.
This wonderful event is the Ginger’s doing. I really think you should make sure to stop by Vienna Town Square Mall Antiques and More, tell her what a great time you are having. Give her staff a big ole thank you, too! If you get a chance to see the Mayor Simmons, you will know him by his hat and white beard, tell him ‘Hi!’ as well.
If you do get the chance, go, it will be a wonderful day!