Feb 092014

Bring your best friends or your sweetheart and search out the people and places of Twilight, Texas book series by NY Times bestselling author, Lori Wilde.  Discover the legends, find the Teal Peacock, the Playhouse Theater, The Funny Farm  and more.  Get freebooks, purchase the ebook written especially for the event and win prizes.  Basically it’s a big party given by Lori to celebrate Twilight, Texas and to bring the town to life for her friends.  It begins at 10am on the courthouse square with the mayor’s proclamation of Twilight, Texas.


Saturday, February 15th

10:00 a.m.   Declaration and Presentation Ceremony – The mayor will officially declare the city of Granbury as Twilight, Texas at the Hood County Court House Gazebo and welcome author Lori Wilde.

10:30 a.m.    Photo Scavenger Hunt Sign-up & Hunks on the Square – Sign-up for the Photo Scavenger Hunt. This is a two day event.  Sign-up tables will be at Twilight Headquarters, the Convention and Visitors Bureau in city hall on the northwest corner of the Historic Square. You can snap pictures of yourself at each hunt site to prove you’re the fastest fan in Twilight. As part of the scavenger hunt, we will have four Hunks at different stores throughout the day.  Twilight 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 “something.” You vote for the best.

12:00 noon    Lunch in Twilight – Enjoy lunch at any of the wonderful cafes and restaurants in Granbury.

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 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.

6:00 p.m.    Hunks of the Hood Review and a Happy Hour Buffet – Only 50 tickets for this event. They are free but you must get one at Twilight head quarters. Vote for your favorite Twilight, Texas hero look-a-like.  Which Hunk looks most like a character from one of Lori’s books?  Pizza buffet dinner and a glass of Twilight, Texas wine at Pappa’s Pasta(Farina’s) on the northwest corner of the Square. ( cash bar) .

Sunday, February 16th

10:30 a.m. – noon    Sunday Morning Worship – Twilightites love Sunday morning worship. You may want to attend First Presbyterian Church in Granbury .  Everyone is welcome. (You may not won’t to wear your reindeer antlers.)

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 pm    Photo Scavenger Hunt continues… – Discover the last few items in the Photo Scavenger Hunt at Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), the Twilight Texas headquarters on the northwest corner of the Square.  Enjoy shopping and don’t miss the “Sweater Curse” at the Opera House. Get a heart from the CVB and carve your initials on it, then hang it on the Sweetheart Tree.  (Or you can write them on with a Sharpie.)  Toss a coin in the Sweetheart  Fountain and make a wish for your one true love.

3:00 p.m.    Special Interview and Taping with Lori Wilde – Discover how Granbury became Twilight, Texas. Participate in an interview and video recording session with the author, at the newly renovated1880′s Granbury Opera House.  Lori will reveal the Hunk most likely to succeed in Twilight and winners of the Photo Scavenger Hunt will be presented with awards.

Lori Wilde, Peggy Purser Freeman, and Avon/Harper Collins Publishing will be giving away: Free books, t-shirts and Twilight Texas Pennies randomly all day!

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