Any new Harry Potter release is a good enough reason for book lovers to party, but this summer we have EVEN MORE: local author Lorrie Kim, who is by her own description obsessed with Severus Snape, will also be releasing her character study of the Half-Blood Prince that same night. Called Snape: A Definitive Reading, the book is the perfect present for anyone who has ever melted at the single word "Always."
You can pre-order either book (or both) from us starting NOW by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. See the calendar below, and check back for updates.
Saturday, June 18 - Countdown week 1
- 6 pm - Harry Potter Warm Up – Make a wand of your own, and decorate your own Harry-Potter-style glasses!
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the
Saturday, June 25 - Countdown week 2
- 6 pm - Dobby Sock Contest – Wear your most outrageous mismatched socks! Take your picture in our Harry Potter Photo Booth!
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- 6 pm - Animagus/Patronus Costume Contest – What animal will you be? Make your own Azkaban Wanted Poster!
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Saturday, July 9 - Countdown week 4
- 6 pm - Contest – Can you get your name into the Goblet of Fire?
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Saturday, July 16 - Countdown week 5
- 6 pm - Activities – Create your own prophecy and orb! AND Create your own Educational Decrees!
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Saturday, July 23 - Countdown week 6
- 6 pm - Activities – POTION MAKING! Mix your own magic - but you'll have to taste test it! AND Invent your own magic spells
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Friday, July 29 - Countdown week 7
- 6 pm - Harry Potter Character Guessing Game – In Book 7, our heroes keep changing identities - are you fan enough to keep track?
- 6:45 pm - Reading of "The Tale of the Three Brothers".
- 7 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Saturday, July 30 - Release party! Costumes encouraged for all!
- 6 pm - Screening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2
- 8:30 pm - Starring Severus Snape! Celebration of Snape: A Definitive Reading, Lorrie Kim’s hot-off-the-press definitive study of the potions master. Readings, trivia, and passionate discussion.
Reserve your copy of Snape by emailing: email@example.com
Check out the new interview with Lorrie Kim, just posted on the blog!
- 11 pm – Screening of Tom Felton Meets the Superfans, a special documentary on the world of Harry Potter
- 12:01 am – Get your copy of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child!
Reserve your copy by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first 40 people to buy the book will receive a special certificate sealed with a Hogwarts Crest!