Jan
29
2:00 PM14:00

Surf City Author Fair - Huntington Beach

Join me and Sheri and dozens of other amazing authors at the annual Surf City Author Festival in the Huntington Beach Central Library! It’s one of the most stunning libraries in the world and kids from all the local schools will be receiving awards for their writing. This is one of our favorite events of the year! Plus we will be visiting Lake View and Hope View schools during the day to spread the love of reading!

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Apr
13
to Apr 14

LA Times Festival of Books - USC - April 13 & 14

It’s time once again for the biggest book festival in the world! Join 100,000 other avid readers at this annual festival of all things reading. Every author is there on panels, shows and entertainment abound for kids an grown-ups alike, and Whimsical has our own island booth in the children’s section, allowing for a spectacular display.

USC Campus - all day Saturday and Sunday

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Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

KidCon - Anaheim - Great Wolf Lodge

We are thrilled to making our first appearance at KidCon! Come to the Great Wolf Lodge, right by Disneyland — you know, that amazing hotel with a INDOOR WATERPARK?!

It’s a whole day fun for kids and families, plus we’ll have an extra large space for amazing Whimsical Photo Ops and fun activities. Imagine a pop-up amusement park with fun and educational activities for kids.

This one will be AWESOME.

August 17

10:00 am-5:00 pm

KidCon site: https://kidcon.com

Great Wolf Lodge info: https://www.greatwolf.com/southern-california

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Dec
6
4:00 PM16:00

Wiggle and Work - Storytime and Book Signing - Los Angeles

We can’t wait to make our first appearance at Wiggle and Work! An indoor playground and coworking space with on-demand childcare — designed with babies, toddlers and their grown-ups in mind.

We will be doing a super-fun reading and then signing our books for lucky kids afterward! Plus some awesome giveaways and games!

968 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029 - at Vermont and Santa Monica Blvd.

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Dec
1
to Dec 2

Super Holiday Boutique - Pleasant Hill and Concord, CA.

It's our first time coming to the Super Holiday Boutique gift fair! Get all of your holiday shopping done in one amazing place with unique and special gifts from local craftsmen, artists,  and businesses.

December 1 - Pleasant Hill

December 2 - Concord

http://www.kidfestconcord.com/HolidayBoutique.html

Sheri and I will be there signing books for that one-of-a-kind gift for all the youngsters in your lives and writing special holiday messages inside. See you there! Ho ho ho!

 

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Oct
26
to Oct 28

LA COMIC CON - LA Convention Center

It's three days of awesomeness! 

Pop culture, cosplay, whimsicality, books, panels, celebs and so much more! Come to the LA Convention Center Friday-Sunday Oct. 26-28, where Sheri and I will have a booth and be signing all three days! 

Will be in different costumes every day, so come and see them all!

Booth Number TBA.

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Oct
20
to Oct 21

Bay Area Kids Book Festival - Sunnyvale and Lafayette - CANCELLED. EVENT RESCHEDULED FOR APRIL 2019

It's our favorite biannual Kids Book Festival! 

Saturday in Sunnyvale and Sunday in Lafayette! Kids get to meet their favorite cartoon and book characters in costume, attend live readings, enjoy STEM educational activities, and meet their favorite authors! 

Find our fun booth and come say hello!

http://www.kidfestconcord.com/KidsBookFair1.html

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Sep
18
10:00 AM10:00

Pacific City Kids Club - Huntington Beach

Wow! What a fun event this will be! Check out all the info here https://www.gopacificcity.com/events/2018/9/18/pc-grommets-meet-the-author

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • 10:00 AM  11:00 AM

Join us for this month's Kids Club!

Enjoy your meet and greet time with different authors: 
Derek Taylor Kent, author of Simon and the Solar System and Counting Sea Life with The Little Seahorse
Ngoc Nguyen Lay, author of Together Bears
Scott Sussman, Author of Silly the Seed
Sheri Fink, author of The Little Seahorse

Shop & Dine!
Visit Smocking Birds after the event for 15% off your purchase
Visit Saint Marc after the event for a free ice cream cone and validate your parking
Visit B.Candy for 20% off your purchase
Free combo fries with any purchase at Burnt Crumbs (LOT 579)
For the Moms... a complimentary Rose' Mimosa with your lunch purchase at Beau Soleil. (LOT 579)
Enjoy a free kids hot Chocolate with any drink purchase at Portola (LOT 579)
Buy any pie or savory pastry at Pie Not and receive a second of equal or lesser value for FREE! This offer excludes Beverages of any kind. Limit 1 per customer. (LOT 579)
Visit Mahogany Smoked Meats for 10% off your purchase and free samples. (LOT 579)
Enjoy a complimentary kids meal- mac n' cheese, grilled chicken strips, and a 12 oz. lemonade with any $10 purchase from Lemonade.
Visit Top Dog Barkery for PUP Clean Up & PUP Play Dates!! Enjoy 20% off your grooming or doggie day care at TOP DOG. Courtesy of PC Grommets!!
Kids enjoy complimentary Ways & Means' famous pancakes *With purchase of adult entree*
Sephora will be offering Mommy & Me facials.
Enjoy free samples of Cherry Hills Market's naturally flavored olive oil, balsamic, and in-house grand spices, and take 15% off your purchase of these selections. 

RSVP HERE

WHY RSVP? 
RSVP to guarantee making a craft. 
Each person who RSVPs will receive 1 entry for a drawing of a goody bag from Smocking Birds, gift certificate to Hans' Homemade Ice Cream, Ola Mexican Kitchen, Barnabas, Frosted Cupcakery, and a surprise from Pie Not and Mahogany Smoked Meats. (Multiple winners will be chosen)

Must register before 8:00 PM 9/17/18 and must be present to win. 
PC Grommets is proudly sponsored by MemorialCare Health System

 

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Jul
28
5:00 PM17:00

Fontana Arts Festival

We love the Fontana Arts Festival! It will be our second year signing books at this fantastic event featuring dazzling works from local artists and a fun-filled kids area filled with crafts, playgrounds, food trucks, and activities.

Plus it's in the evening, so it will be nice and cool!

https://www.fontana.org/2168/Fontana-Arts-Events -- more info. 

 

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Jul
17
11:30 AM11:30

Seapointe Resort - Carlsbad

It's our first hotel and resort show! All the guests at the resort and the nearby sister resorts can join us for a special show at their Kids Club! 

There will be a storytime session and book signing to follow!

Book your room at the resort to join in the fun! http://www.carlsbadseapointe.com/packages

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Jun
23
10:00 AM10:00

South Bay Festival of the Arts

It's our second visit to TOCA! Last year was amazing with FREE gourmet hot dogs, an appearance by the actress who played Annie, and a wonderful reunion with all of our South Bay Friends. 

This is a great event for kids and grown-ups alike with lots of art related activies and displays. 

We can't wait for more fun and, of course. signing our books for all in attendance!

James R. Armstrong Theatre

3330 Civic Center Drive, Torrance, California 90503

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Jun
2
to Jun 3

Walnut Creek Art and Wine Festival - Walnut Creek, CA.

This incredible event draws over 100,000 enthusiastic attendees every year! 

It's a celebration of food, wine, and the arts, plus a crazy fun kids area with slides, rides, and other fun activities! 

Sheri and I will have a DOUBLE BOOTH featuring our books and and arts activity area for the kids! 

Bay Area friends will not want to miss this one!! 

10 am- 5 pm Saturday and Sunday

http://www.walnut-creek.com/walnut-creek-programs-and-committees/walnut-creek-programs/walnut-creek-art-wine-festival

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May
6
12:00 PM12:00

Ross McCracken Learning Expo - Pomona Fairplex

We are finally coming to the Pomona Fairplex for their amazing learning expo! Sheri and I will be signing our books, including our famous STEM BOOKS, and teaching kids about how to become a better writer.

It's a quick visit, only 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, so be on time and beat the lines! 

https://dola.com/events/2018/5/6/ross-mccracken-learning-expo

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