There’s something for the entire family to enjoy at the virtual Ray Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine Arts and Music Festival on Saturday, June 13. In celebration of Bradbury’s centennial year, the Waukegan Park District will begin its first online festival at 10am CDT as fans from across the globe, including master storyteller Megan Wells and Bradbury scholar Phil Nichols, come together to read Waukegan native Ray Bradbury’s novel, Dandelion Wine on Facebook. The reading and all of the other performances are free.
Learn more by visiting the event’s Facebook page
Want to know more about Bradbury and the hometown experiences he drew on to write Dandelion Wine? Watch Ty Rohrer, manager of Cultural Arts at the Waukegan Parks District, present “Ray Bradbury: Waukegan’s Influence on a Visionary.” The hour long presentation was part of Waukegan Historical Society’s centennial tribute to Ray Bradbury.