SAN FRANCISCO – Buena Vista Neighborhood Association in partnership with San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD), Parks Alliance, the Booksmith, and Litquake to host the Great Night, a literary event for book lovers on Sunday, October 9, 2011.
At this event, people will enjoy background entertainment and revelry from Literary Clown Foolery including twinkling lights, autumn sky, a string quartet, fantastical characters and buena vistas of the Bay Area. In addition, there will be brief readings by acclaimed local authors Chris Adrian and Andrew Sean Greer. Mr. Adrian will also be reading from his uniquely San Francisco adaptation of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. The event will be emceed by Daniel Handler who is also known as Lemony Snicket.
The public is encouraged to bring picnic, blanket, and sweater to keep warm. They are also permitted to bring beer and wine but are asked to drink responsibly. This is a free event open to public.