From special events to story times and visits from Santa, there’s always something happening at the Green Valley Book Fair. Check this page and follow us on Facebook for updates on upcoming events.

2020 Special Events: Mark Your Calendar

This page and our Facebook page will be updated closer to each event to provide event details. Click the name of each event in the list below for an event description and to see past photos from the event. We’re excited about all of the fun things happening at the Book Fair this year!

  • Easter Egg Hunt – Saturday, March 28th (indoor Easter egg hunt to take place at 9:30am)
  • 50th Anniversary Celebration – Sunday, May 17th
  • TBD – Saturday, July 11th
  • TBD – Saturday, August 29th
  • Book-or-Treat – Saturday, October 24th
  • Holiday Open House – Saturday, December 5th

Unless noted otherwise, all events will be from 10am – 1pm.

Holiday Open House

Date: Saturday, December 5th

Time: 10am – 1pm

Join us for a morning of holiday activities, including:

  • Photos with Santa
  • Live music from JMU a cappella group Exit 245
  • Free book for kids
  • Free face painting
  • Free caricatures
  • Food drive to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank
  • Refreshments – cookies and hot apple cider

There will also be a special story time with Mrs. Claus to follow the event at 1pm.

Adventure Tales

Adventure Tales at the Book FairCome experience story time in our newly-renovated children’s area! Each story time will feature an exciting story read by our own Ms. J, as well as children’s songs and more. No registration necessary, just stop by the book fair at the following times to join in the fun!

  • Tuesdays & Fridays at 10:30am
  • Saturdays at 1:00pm (Note: No story time available on opening day)