Literary festival to return to Joslyn Castle this summer

July 5, 2013 by  

The 2013 Joslyn Castle Literary Festival is coming back to Omaha for two weeks this summer, with this year’s theme being ‘Jazz age at the Castle’, a tribute to the life, times and works of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Plenty of events and activities will take place during the event, including six events specifically about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his times. These events will include the talk ‘Wasn’t Everyone a Flapper?’ which is an exploration of the fashion of the 1920s era.

Other features of the literary festival will include a car show, Jazz Age cinema, a kids’ corner, musical entertainment, food concessions, and games. The Speakeasy will be open for two days, which will be a chance for guests to dress up like people did in the 1920s while they dance and enjoy some of the drinks made popular during that time.

Organizers are likely working with Omaha print companies to prepare for this popular annual event. This might include buying products such as banners and signs to help decorate the venues.

The Joslyn Castle Literary Festival will take place from July 27 to August 10 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm each day. There are various prices for each event, but a pass is available which will give access to every event for $150, and other packages are also available. Tickets for the Speakeasy, which will take place on August 9 and 10, are $75 per person. For more information, contact Jill Anderson at 917-363-7397.