Join us Saturday, October 27th from 11AM-4PM for POTTER PALOOZA, a FREE all-ages Harry Potter festival! Check out some of the magical events planned:
-Magical crafts geared towards little hands.
Broom Decorating Contest
-Put your decorating skills to the test during our Broom Decorating Contest! All decorations supplied by the Library. Participants are required to bring their own brooms. Brooms will be judged by Potter Palooza attendees. **Registration is required, limited to children 12 and under.
Niffler Nab Coin Grab
-Do your best Niffler impression and gather up gold coins strewn over the Quidditch Pitch! For children 10 and under.
-Decorate house ties, create collages out of worn out books, and more!
Butterbeer Brewing Contest
-Think your butterbeer is best? Put it to the test! Up to 10 teams will present their butterbeer recipes for judging by Potter Palooza attendees. All recipes must be cold, non-alcoholic beverages. Teams must bring 4 quarts of their best butterbeer, ready for tasting. **Registration required, limited to teens and adults.
-Teams of 4-6 players must use their wits and wizarding knowledge to Escape with the Sorcerer’s Stone. Game length: 15 mins. Sign-up for time slots the day of the event.
For all ages:
-Test your knowledge of all things Harry Potter in our Trivia Contest, hosted by Sporcle (TM) Trivia! Participants can compete in teams of up to 6 people. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Enter our Costume Contest and have your cosplay judged in the categories of Best Costume, Best Props, and Most Creative! Participants will be judged in age groups (Kids, Teens, Adults). Sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Stop by our Divination Station for tea leaf and tarot readings!
-Learn the ins and outs of flying and Quidditch by participating in fun training drills!
-Bring a broom and come play some Muggle Quidditch! We will play approx. 6 games. Team sign-up will be the day of the event.
-Help us de-gnome the grounds with this fun tossing game!
-Explore the Library as you hunt for Horcruxes and missing Owl Post.
“Off the Trolley” Refreshments
-Enjoy free refreshments redeemed with Potter Palooza vouchers (2 vouchers will be given to each attendee at sign-in).
-Vendors will be on-site selling their magical wares. Find the perfect wand, potion bottle, painting, and more!
“Hogwarts Express” Shuttle
-Ride the Hogwarts Express across the parking lot as you travel to and from the Quidditch Pitch!
Registration required, starting 8/27/18. The Broom Decorating Contest and Butterbeer Brewing Contest require addition registration prior to event date.
*Interested in volunteering at this event? Contact Librarian Noelle Lomas at firstname.lastname@example.org*