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Explore Kensington

Kensington is a town with a rich, historic past and a vibrant present. The sound of a train whistle still permeates throughout the town, reminiscent of Kensington’s sleepier origins in 1873. Today, residents and visitors alike visit the charming train station for a weekly farmer’s market and concerts. The streets are alive with art galleries, music venues, enticing restaurants, eclectic gift

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Location and Parking

LOCATION The Day of the Book Festival will take place along Howard Avenue, Armory Avenue, and Montgomery Avenue on Antique Row in Old Town Kensington, Maryland, one block east of Connecticut Ave (the same side as the Safeway). Taking the Bus? Several bus lines have stops near the festival: L8, 5, 33, and the 34; Metro and bus: Wheaton metro:

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History and Mission

April twenty-third (the festival is on the nearest Sunday) is a symbolic day in world literature. Declared as International Day of the Book by UNESCO in 1995, this celebration of books and literature draws its inspiration from a Catalan tradition, the Festival of the Rose. Legend has it that Saint George, Patron Saint of Catalonia (Spain) and international knight-errant, slew

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La Rambla Stage Special Guests

Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente.  Special Guests:  Roye Okupe, Wendy Miller, Andrew Gifford, Jeffrey Blount, Rick Campbell, Mark Opsasnick and Jeff Krulik Special Guests Master of Ceremonies – Steve Piacente Mark Twain said, “Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” No writer will tell you his craft is easy. And most probably agree

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