Event of the Week: Harry Potter Read-A-Thon

With the the release of the final film, Potter Mania is in full effect! What better way for us Muggles to celebrate our love of the wizarding world than with a Read a Thon and party?

The Desert Island Supply Co is hosting a read-a-thon at Emmet O’Neal Library in Mountain Brook this weekend. Kicking off with two men appearing out of nowhere, a few yards apart in a narrow, moonlit lane, Friday morning at 6am. The festivities will continue on Friday night with a Hogwarts Food and Craft Fair. There will be butterbeer, a wand-making booth and other fun Hogwartsian activities.

The Read a thon will be going on Saturday and Sunday wrapping up with Prizes awarded for top fundraising individual and team, best costumes and reading performance.

If you’re a Potter fan have one in your home, it’s weekend you won’t want to miss!

Schedule Details:

Saturday, July 23, 10 AM-noon — Read-a-thon participants will apparate to the Pepper Place Saturday Market for special reading appearances by Harry, Hermione, Dumbledore, McGonagall and others.

Sunday, July 24, 2:30 PM — Harry Potter Read-a-Thon ends with last pages read by mystery reader who shall not be named

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