Little River Poetry Schedule 2021 Posted on March 29, 2021May 29, 2021 by admin FRIDAY, June 4, 2021 2:00 p.m. Arrive/Register/Gentle Yoga/Welcome & Announcements 3:00 p.m. Star LaBranche (Suffolk, VA) Poetry Reading 3:30 p.m. Poetry Workshop 4:30 p.m. OPEN MIC 6:00 p.m. DINNER IN MEADOW 7:00 p.m. Coral Kendall (Norfolk, VA) and Cas Horne (York PA) Poetry Reading 8:00 p.m. Poetry Workshop 9:00 p.m. OPEN MIC/Evening Meditation SATURDAY, June 5, 2021 8:00 a.m. Gentle Yoga for Health – Judith Stevens, Instructor 9:00 a.m. Kayakers Meet in Meadow: Jim Best Leading Float 10:00 a.m. Kayakers Read New Poems to Riverbank Audience 10:30 a.m. Interactive Poetic Discussion in Tent on “Process” (led by Jack Callan) 11:30 a.m. OPEN MIC 12:30 p.m. LUNCH IN MEADOW (kayakers return)1:30 p.m. Poetry Ensemble: “The Courage to Speak the Truth” Musical Accompaniment: Jim Best (Meadows of Dan) 5 Poets: Katherine Chantal, (Floyd) Coral Kendall, (Norfolk) Gina Woodfin, (Williamsburg) Judith Stevens & Jack Callan (Norfolk) 3:30 p.m. Beth Huddleston (Winchester) Poetry Reading 4:00 p.m. Poetry Workshop 5:00 p.m. OPEN MIC 6:00 p.m. DINNER IN MEADOW 7:00 p.m. Poetry Reading 7:30 p.m. Poetry Workshop 8:30 p.m. Wordsmith Game with Jennifer Hurt (Virginia Beach, VA) 9:00 p.m. Interactive Poetic Discussion: Form Poetry, Free Verse & The Importance of Editing (Led by Jack Callan) Followed by Evening Meditation SUNDAY, June 6, 2021 **Floyd Family Day” – all Floyd residents admitted free: Thank you for Hosting our Festival! 8:00 a.m. Gentle Yoga for Health – Judith Stevens, Instructor 9:00 a.m. Nature Walk & Poems – led by Judith (Bring your pen and notebook!) 10:00 a.m. Poetry Reading: Floyd Poets Katherine Chantal and Colleen Redman read from their new books 11:30 a.m. OPEN MIC 12:30 p.m. LUNCH IN MEADOW 1:30 p.m. Floyd Readers and Musicians: Hoedown 2:30 p.m. Group Poem Exercise/Gentle Yoga/Closing Meditation 3:00 p.m. GODSPEED AND SAFE TRAVELS! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR AT THE 7th ANNUAL LITTLE RIVER POETRY FESTIVAL AS ALWAYS, THANK YOU, SOWERS FAMILY – Junior, Katherine, Daniel and Kelly; “ON THE WATER,” Staff; GRAPHIC ARTIST – Michael Link; MUSICIAN – Jim Best; WEBSITE – Star LaBranche, and ALL PRESENTERS AND ATTENDEES who make this event so special!