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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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Dec 3rd, 2016 (Sat)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  Author Signing - A Memory of Muskets - Vesterheim Museum - Decorah IA

Meet Kathleen Ernst, the bestselling author of the award-winning Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mysteries and get an autographed copy of any of her seven Chloe books, including Heritage of Darkness, (set in Decorah at Vesterheim), and the newest book, A Memory of Muskets.

The signing will run from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Saturday, December 3rd, in the museum's store, during Vesterheim's popular and always delightful Norwegian Christmas event.

Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum - (563) 382-9681 - West Water St., Decorah, IA

Dec 7th, 2016 (Wed)
7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  Author Signing - Pioneer Foodways - Goodman Center - Madison WI

This public program is sponsored by the Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin. It will take place starting at 7:15 PM on Wednesday, December 7th, at the Goodman Community Center in Madison, WI.  CHEW is "an informal, non profit, educational organization dedicated to the celebration of food, ethnic cuisines, and culinary customs from all parts of the world."

Kathleen will present a program called “Asparagus and Barley Groats: Pioneer Wisconsin Foodways” based on information discovered while researching her nonfiction history book A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life Through The Seasons (Wisconsin Historical Society Press). Her presentation will be followed by a book signing (copies of A Settler's Year and her Chloe Ellefson mysteries will be available for purchase).

Access to the CHEW meeting and Kathleen's program is free and open to the public.

Goodman Community Center - (608) 241-1574 - 149 Waubesa Street, Madison, WI

Dec 8th, 2016 (Thu) -- Dec 13th, 2016 (Tue)
  Writing Retreat - Chloe #8 - Undisclosed Location

Kathleen will be away during this time, busy writing to finish up the manuscript of the 8th book in her Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series, due out in fall 2017. Business inquiries can be directed to Scott (AKA "Mr. Ernst"), her husband and business partner, who will be manning the home office daily.

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

Dec 15th, 2016 (Thu)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Author Signing - Chloe Ellefson Mysteries - Mystery To Me Bookstore - Madison WI

Bestselling author Kathleen Ernst will be greeting Chloe reader fans, chatting about her award-winning, Wisconsin-based, Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series, and signing copies from 4-6 PM Thursday, December 15th at Mystery To Me Bookstore as part of Madison's 5th annual 'Holiday Glow on Monroe' Street event.

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

Jan 9th, 2017 (Mon) -- Jan 13th, 2017 (Fri)
  Writing Retreat - Chloe #8 - Undisclosed Location

Kathleen will be away during this time, putting the final touches on the manuscript of the 8th book in her Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series, due out in fall 2017. Business inquiries can be directed to Scott (AKA "Mr. Ernst"), her husband and business partner, who will be manning the home office daily.

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

Jan 30th, 2017 (Mon)
  Submission Deadline - Chloe #8

Today is the deadline for Kathleen to turn in her initial draft to publisher Midnight Ink Books of what will be the 8th Chloe Ellefson mystery.

 

Feb 9th, 2017 (Thu)
  Release Date - New American Girl Mystery Book

Today is the official release date for Kathleen's 20th children's historical fiction book for American Girl. Additional details to be released after January 1, 2017.

 

Feb 11th, 2017 (Sat)
  Author Presentation - Chicago Sons of Norway Torske Klub - Des Plaines IL

Founded in 1960, the Chicago Sons of Norway Torske Klub (Cod Club) is comosed of men of Norwegian heritage who have a deep interest in Norway and Norwegian-American history and relationships. The club has invited Kathleen to speak about her popular, award-winning, adult mystery series featuring Norwegian-American museum curator Chloe Ellefson.

Attendance is limited to club members and their invited guests.

Feb 19th, 2017 (Sun) -- Feb 26th, 2017 (Sun)
  Writing Retreat - Chloe #9 - Undisclosed Location

Kathleen will be away during this time, busy starting the 9th book in her Chloe Ellefson Historic Sites mystery series, due out in fall 2018. Business inquiries can be directed to Scott (AKA "Mr. Ernst"), her husband and business partner, who will be manning the home office daily.

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