The Big Read

Events List

Upcoming Events

*Thursday, Oct. 3 @4-8 pm Kick off event during First Thursday

*Friday, Oct. 4 @ 7 pm film at Faulkner- Where Soldiers Come From

*Tuesday, October 8 @ 6 pm Eastside Library, Panel Discussion

*Thursday, Oct. 10 @ 6 pm Solvang Library: reading from book and panel discussion

*Friday, Oct. 11 @ 7 pm film at Faulkner; Invisible War

*Tuesday, Oct 15 at 6 pm Speaking of Stories reads from The Things They Carried at Faulkner Gallery, Central Library

*Wed. Oct. 16 Carpinteria Library @ 7 pm- Speaking of Stories presentation and book discussion- either at Plaza Playhouse or library meeting room (tbd)

Tuesday, Oct. 22 @ 4pm Tim O’Brien speaks at UCSB with IHC Veterans Writing Group

Wednesday, Oct. 23 @ 10 am Tim O’Brien at Santa Barbara High School

Wednesday, Oct. 23 @ 1 PM Tim O’Brien meet with VN Vets at Veterans Memorial Building

*Wednesday Oct. 23 @ 7 pm Tim O’Brien talk (free) at Marjorie Luke Theatre

Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 11:15 am Tim O’Brien talks at Laguna Blanca School Assembly

Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 12:30 Tim O’Brien meets with vets at UCSB

Thursday, Oct. 24 @ 7 PM Tim O’Brien meets with SBCC Writing Group

*Friday, Oct. 25 through Friday, Nov. 8 writing contest submissions accepted

Saturday, Oct. 26 @ 7:30 Speaking of Stories at Center Stage Theatre

Sunday, Oct.27 @ 2 pm Speaking of Stories at Center Stage Theatre

*Monday, Oct. 28 @ 7 Goleta Library panel

*Tuesday, Oct. 29 @ 6 pm Panel Discussion at Central Library (Faulkner)

*Friday, November 1 @ 8 PM Happy Few @ Faulkner

*Saturday, November 2 @ 8 pm Happy Few @ Faulkner

*Wed., Nov. 6 @ 4 pm Panel Discussion @ Montecito Library

*Wed., Nov, 6 @ 7 Happy Few at Veterans Memorial Hall, Solvang

*Friday., Nov. 8 Writing contest submittal deadline

*Friday, November 8 time tbd; IHS veterans writing/reading at Elks; might be joint production

*Thursday, December 19 or 26- SB Independent announces and publishes writing contest winners and runner-ups


To be scheduled:

Events with SBMA

Panel discussion at SBCC


Events with an asterisk are free to the public. The others are either closed or at a cost.