TwainFest is a free and family-friendly festival celebrating the writing of Mark Twain and his contemporaries. The event is produced by Write Out Loud in partnership with Fiesta de Reyes and the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. TwainFest runs from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18, in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. This will be TwainFest’s third annual celebration of mid-19th century American arts and culture. Admission is free and open to all. TwainFest will present stories, music, professional actors and musicians, puppets, poems, inventive games and delightful performances plus a brand new feature called “History on the Move” presented by Wells Fargo Bank. Performances and activities will be offered in venues all over the state park’s grassy plaza as well as in its historic structures.
For more information, call (619) 297-8953 or the State Park Information Center at (619) 220-5422.