The Weekend Agenda

**Pending any changes, swaps or adds, this is the final schedule. We’ll keep this updated at all times**

FRIDAY, October 19, 2018

8:30-11am 
Coffee provided by the Kent Chamber of Commerce at the Gazebo, Kent Memorial Library & Annie Bananie’s

8:30-10:30am 
Breakfast available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

10am-2pm 
Registration by Last Name (TENT)

-Knit-a-thon Corner Open All Weekend (TENT)
-Pull a Lorelai & enjoy an Appalachian Trail (Trailhead, located on map)

11-11:30am
Stress Tap Dancing with Starr’s Studio of Dance (Community House)

11:30-2:30pm
Lunch available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

Noon-1pm 
*GGFF Add-On Lunch Ticket with Special Guests* (Community House)

Noon-1pm 
Biff Yeager book signing & meet and greet (House of Books) 

1:00pm
Welcome to Gilmore Girls Fan Fest (TENT)

1:05-2pm 
“The Literary World of Gilmore Girls & The Road to Publishing Your Own Version of The Subsect” with Biff Yeager, Valerie Campbell, Carla McCloskey & Kristi Carlson moderated by BuzzFeed’s Entertainment News Reporter Krystie Lee Yandoli (TENT)

1:30-2pm
Stress Tap Dancing with Starr’s Studio of Dance (Community House)

2-3pm
Book Signings with Valerie Campbell, Kristi Carlson & Carla McCloskey (TENT) 

2-3pm
Best Friend Game hosted by Annemarie Conte, Executive Editor of Woman’s Day Magazine (TENT)

2-2:45pm 
Trivia Session #1 (Community House)

3-4pm
“From Actor to Creator & The Influence of Fandom” a discussion with John Cabrera, moderated by Emily Gipson, Co-Executive Director & Founder of ATX Television Festival (TENT) 

3-3:45pm 
Trivia Session #2 (Community House)

3-6pm
Kent Farmer’s Market

4-5:30pm
Nick Holmes and Tanc Sade Meet & Greet/Woodworking Raffle (Community House) 

4-5pm 
Town Hall Meeting: “The Final Debate on Rory’s Boyfriends” hosted by Brazen’s Lily Womble & Chilton Running Club’s Dawn Biggs (TENT) 

4-6pm 
Cocktail Hour(s) & hard cider and seltzer tastings (21+) from Angry Orchard and Truly (TENT)

5-6:15pm
“Improvised Gilmore Girls” (improv group from NYC) with special guests, Aris Alvarado and Rini Bell (TENT) 

5-7pm
Dinner available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

6:15-7pm
Todd Lowe, his guitar and a mic (TENT)

7-8:30pm 
Crew panel moderated by Woman’s Day Magazine’s Executive Editor Annemarie Conte with George Bell, Valerie Campbell, Sheila Lawrence, Carla McCloskey & Stan Zimmerman (TENT)

8:30-10pm 
Karaoke & Open Mic Led by Rini Bell & Eric Henry (TENT)

SATURDAY, October 20, 2018

8:30-11am 
Free coffee provided by the Kent Chamber of Commerce at the Gazebo, Kent Memorial Library & Annie Bananie 

8:30-10:30am 
Breakfast available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

9am 
Yoga with Gilmore fan and wellness expert, Rae Broderick (Location on Changed to Community House)

9-10:30am
Costume Optional Edward Herrmann Memorial 5K with Finisher Medal provided by Chilton Running Club *all donations benefit brain cancer research at Head for the Cure* (Starting Line at TENT) 
***LINK TO Edward Herrmann Memorial 5K Donations for Head for the Cure***

10-10:45am
Premiere of “Home”, Emma Herrmann’s personal narrative on her father’s passing (TENT)

10:45-11:30am 
Costume Contest + Mother/Daughter Fashion Show Judged by Valerie Campbell & Starr Herrmann (TENT)

11-1pm
Kent Farmer’s Market

11-11:30am
George Bell’s Auction of GG Items
Community House

11:30-2:30pm
Lunch available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

11:30-12:30pm 
“Eat Like a Gilmore: Daily Cravings” Demo with cookbook author Kristi Carlson & Aris Alvarado (TENT)

11:30-12:30pm 
“Writing for News—Not Unlike Rory, Paris & Doyle” with Lily Dodd from The New Journal, a Yale and New Haven publication, Eamon Smith from the Yale Daily News & Devon Schwartz, Yale grad & Rory’s colleague on Gilmore Girls (Community House)

12:30-1:30pm 
“Gilmore Girls Post Revival Pitch Contest” attendee pitches judged by George Bell, Sheila Lawrence, Carla McCloskey & Biff Yeager (TENT)

12:30-2pm
“A Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate Tasting” with local, gourmet flavors and pop-in cast guests provided by Fascia’s Chocolates (Annie Bananie) 

1:30-2:30pm 
“The Life & Death Brigade Tell All” with Nick Holmes and Tanc Sade moderated by BuzzFeed’s Entertainment News Reporter Krystie Lee Yandoli (TENT)

2:30-4pm 
Life & Death Brigade Meet & Greet with Nick Holmes & Tanc Sade (Koblenz & Co. Antique)

2:30-4:30pm
“Rini Bell’s Homemade Soap Sale, Because Kirk Can’t Do Everything” (Kent Memorial Library) 

3-4pm 
“Writing for TV” Q&A with Stan Zimmerman & Sheila Lawrence moderated by Emily Gipson, Co-Executive Director & Founder of ATX Television Festival (TENT) 

3:30-5:30pm
“Valerie Campbell’s Lime Ginger Sorbet Tasting of Keiko’s Original Recipe” (Community House)

4-5pm
“Music on the Set of Gilmore Girls, Bunheads & The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” Q&A with Brad Ellis Moderated by The Today Show’s Pop Culture Team, Erin Clements & Katie Levingston (TENT)

5-6pm 
“The Coffee Monologues” Directed by Stan Zimmerman with Aris Alvarado, George Bell & Todd Lowe (TENT)

5-6pm 
Candy Bar provided by Red Vines for The Coffee Monologues (TENT)

5-7pm
Dinner available for purchase from local Kent eateries & nonprofits next to the Tent

6-6:30pm 
Music from Eric Henry & Brad Ellis (TENT)

6:30-7pm 
A Special Performance with Liz Torres & Brad Ellis (TENT)

7-8:30pm  
Cast Panel with Aris Alvarado, Rini Bell, John Cabrera, Brad Ellis, Eric Henry, Nick Holmes, Todd Lowe, Tanc Sade, Devon Schwartz, Liz Torres & Biff Yeager moderated by TV Line’s Managing Editor Kim Roots (TENT)

8:30-10:30pm 
“The Wedding Reception Luke and Lorelai Never Had” with Cake, Toasts & Dancing (TENT)

SUNDAY, October 21, 2018 

9-10am
Indoor Yoga with Rae Broderick (Location Changed to TENT)

10-10:45am
“Etiquette in Today’s DAR” with Niki Rittenhouse and Brooke Hanna (TENT)  

10:45am-11:15am
Dance Recital with Starr’s Studio of Dance & Liz Torres (TENT)

11:15-12:15 NEW EVENT ADDED!
**MASTERS TRIVIA**

11:30-12:30pm
*GGFF Goodbye Brunch Ticket with Special Guests* (Fife ‘n Drum)

12:30-1:30pm
“Hollywood Through the Years” with Liz Torres & Under the Floorboards Podcast (TENT)

1:30-2pm
Giveaways & Goodbyes (TENT)