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Here’s what’s currently on Kathleen's calendar. She hopes to see you at one of these upcoming programs.

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Aug 2nd, 2016 (Tue)
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  Author Program - A Settler's Year - Heritage Hill State Historic Park - Green Bay WI

Join bestselling author Kathleen Ernst on a picturesque illustrated journey through the seasonal exeriences that shaped the lives of early Wisconsin settlers. It's a trip Ernst that navigates well -- as both a former curator at Old World Wisconsin and as author of the Society Press's new Old World photo history book, A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life through the Seasons -- her thirty-second published book!

Kathleen is also the author of the award-winning Old World Wisconsin-based Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series.

After her program Kathleen will be answering audience questions, giving away door prizes, and signing her books (copies of which will be available for purchase in the gift shop). This presentation begins at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, August 2nd, at the historic park, and is open to the public.

Heritage Hill State Historical Park - (920) 448-5150 - 2640 South Webster Ave., Green Bay, WI

Aug 15th, 2016 (Mon) -- Aug 19th, 2016 (Fri)
  Writing Retreat - Undisclosed Location

Kathleen will be away during this time, working on Chloe Ellefson mystery #8, for release in fall 2017. 

Business inquiries can be directed to her husband and business partnerScott (AKA "Mr. Ernst"), who will be manning the home office daily.

Kathleen Ernst, LLC - 7307 Vista Court, Middleton, WI

Aug 23rd, 2016 (Tue) -- Aug 25th, 2016 (Thu)
  Traveling

Kathleen and Mr. Ernst will be away during this time. 

NOTE: A house-sitter will be in residence at Kathleen's home; the office will be closed.

Kathleen Ernst, LLC - 7307 Vista Court, Middleton, WI

Sep 16th, 2016 (Fri) -- Sep 18th, 2016 (Sun)
  Presenter - Washington Island Literary Festival - Washington & Rock Islands WI

The theme of the 4th annual Washington Island Literary Festival is "Mystique and Mystery of the Midwest," encompassing shipwrecks, Native American stories, legends, history, science and nature. Kathleen will be a presenter at the 2016 festival, which takes place on beautiful Washington and Rock Islands, off the tip of the Door County peninsula, in Lake Michigan.

On Saturday Kathleen will take part in an author's panel Q&A session from 9:15 to 10:30 AM. That same morning she will make a presentation to the festival from 11:30 AM to 12:15 PM, immediately after which she will be signing copies of her mystery books. 

Washington Island Literary Festival - Washington Island, WI

Sep 19th, 2016 (Mon) -- Sep 23rd, 2016 (Fri)
  Traveling

Kathleen and Mr. Ernst will be away during this time. 

NOTE: A house-sitter will be in residence at Kathleen's home; the office will be closed.

Kathleen Ernst, LLC - 7307 Vista Court, Middleton, WI

Sep 24th, 2016 (Sat)
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Author Signing - Door County Books & Authors Festival - Fish Creek WI

Kathleen will be meeting the public and signing copies of her latest books at the Saturday, September 24th, Festival of Door County Books & Authors in the lovely resort community of Fish Creek, WI. The Festival is held by The Peninsula Bookman bookstore, and takes place during the popular Fish Creek Annual Inside/Outside Sales Weekend.

Kathleen will be signing her newest Wisconsin-based adult mystery, A Memory of Muskets, the seventh book in her Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series published by Twin Cities-based Midnight Ink Books. Copies of her other Chloe books will be available, including The Light Keeper's Legacy, which is set in Door County.

The Festival is free and open to the public.

The Peninsula Bookman - (920) 868-1467 - 4083 Main Street, Fish Creek, WI.

Oct 4th, 2016 (Tue)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Launch Party - Chloe Ellefson Mystery #7 - Mystery To Me Bookstore - Madison WI

Join bestselling author Kathleen Ernst as she celebrates the release of A Memory of Muskets, the seventh and newest book in her popular, Wisconsin-based, award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series.

Kathleen will be greeting Chloe fans, talking about the new book, and autographing copies from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, October 4th. As in previous years, there will be door prizes and a delicious book-themed dessert. 

The event is sponsored by Mystery To Me, Madison's premier mystery bookstore, which will have all seven Chloe mysteries available for purchase. 

Come party with Kathleen as she celebrates the release of her thirty-fourth published book! 

Mystery To Me Bookstore - (608) 283-9332 - 1863 Monroe St., Madison, WI 

Oct 6th, 2016 (Thu)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Author Signing - Heartland Fall Forum - Minneapolis MN

The Heartland Fall Forum is a regional trade show attended by some 350 independent bookstores located in the Greater Midwest US area.

Kathleen will be signing copies of A Memory of Muskets, her seventh Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, October 6th, in the booth of Minneapolis-based publisher Midnight Ink Books.

Attendence at the Heartland Fall Forum is open to authors, wholesalers, distributors, sidelines vendors, librarians, teachers, media, book bloggers, and others who are current members of the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association (GLIBA) or the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association (MIBA). Prior registration is required.

Heartland Fall Forum - (612) 208-6279 - The Depot, 225 3rd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN

Oct 8th, 2016 (Sat)
  Scheduled Publication Date - A Memory of Muskets - Chloe Ellefson Mystery #7

Today is the scheduled publication date for A Memory of Muskets, the seventh book in the popular, Wisconsin-based, award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series. The book will be available in trade paperback and ebook formats from a wide variety of vendors, including Independent bookstores and Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, and others.  

Oct 15th, 2016 (Sat)
  Launch Event - A Memory of Muskets - Old World Wisconsin - Eagle WI

Meet Kathleen Ernst, the bestselling author of the award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series that feature protagonists who work at Old World Wisconsin and in the nearby Village of Eagle. Her seventh, just released Chloe mystery, A Memory of Muskets, is set at Old World and in the surrounding area.

On Saturday, October 15th, Kathleen will be greeting visitors and signing her books from Noon to 5 PM in the Old World museum store, which will have copies of her books for sale. The store is open to the public without charge. (There is a fee to explore the museum's extensive grounds and buildings, several of which are settings for key scenes in the new, and previous, Chloe books.)

Kathleen is also the author of a non-fiction history book, A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life Through The Seasons, beautifully illustrated with photos of Old World Wisconsin taken by Loyd Heath. Copies of this book will also be available.

Old World Wisconsin - (262) 594-6301 - W372 S9727 Hwy 67, just south of Eagle, WI

Oct 17th, 2016 (Mon)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  Author Program - A Settler's Year - Kiel Public Library - Kiel WI

Join bestselling author Kathleen Ernst on a picturesque illustrated journey through the seasonal exeriences that shaped the lives of early Wisconsin settlers. It's a trip Ernst that navigates well -- as both a former curator at Old World Wisconsin and as author of the Society Press's new Old World photo history book, A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life through the Seasons -- her thirty-second published book.

Kathleen is also the author of the award-winning Old World Wisconsin-based Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series.

After her program Kathleen will be answering audience questions, giving away door prizes, and signing copies of her books (copies of which will be available for purchase). This presentation begins at 7:00 PM on Monday, October 17th, at the public library in Kiel. This event is free and open to the public.

Kiel Public Library - (920) 894-7122 - 511 3rd Street, Kiel, WI

Oct 24th, 2016 (Mon) -- Oct 31st, 2016 (Mon)
  Writing Retreat - Undisclosed Location

Kathleen will be away during this time, busy writing the 8th book in her Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series, due out in 2017. Business inquiries can be directed to Scott, her husband and business partner, who will be manning the home office daily.

Kathleen Ernst, LLC - 7307 Vista Court, Middleton, WI