Compass

Events & Appearances

WILLIAMSBURG, VA | Friday, March 18 – Sunday, March 20, 2016
5th Annual Conference of the American Revolution
Lecture & Panel Discussion
“Stand Secure Amidst a Falling World: The Battle of Bunker Hill”
Colonial Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel
105 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA
NOTE: Call (703) 785-4373 to register. For more info, visit: http://americashistoryllc.com/2015/5th-annual-conference-of-the-american-revolution/

VALIANT AMBITION Book Tour:

MOUNT VERNON, VA | Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Ford Evening Book Talks Series
The Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington
3200 Mount Vernon Hwy
Mt Vernon, VA
NOTE: Books available for purchase on-site via the Mt. Vernon bookstore.  This event is free and open to the public.

WASHINGTON, DC | Wednesday, May 11, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Politics & Prose
5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC

PHILADELPHIA, PA | Thursday, May 12, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Free Library of Philadelphia
Montgomery Auditorium
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA
NOTE: Tickets for this event cost $15. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Joseph Fox Bookseller.

MORRISTOWN, NJ | Friday, May 13, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Washington’s Headquarters Museum
Morristown National Historical Park
30 Washington Place
Morristown, NJ
NOTE: Books will be available for sale courtesy of Hooks Books.

WELLESLEY, MA | Saturday, May 14, 2016 | 4:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Wellesley Booksmith
82 Central Street
Wellesley, MA

BOSTON, MA | Sunday, May 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Harvard Bookstore
At First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA
NOTE: This is a ticketed event. Cost is $30.50 with book included.

MYSTIC, CT | Monday, May 16, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Bank Square Books
At Mystic Congregational Church
43 East Main Street
Mystic, CT
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public.

FAIRFIELD, CT | Tuesday, May 17, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
The Meeting Hall at the Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT
NOTE: Books will be available for sale courtesy of Fairfield University Bookstore. This event will be part of the Fairfield Museum Annual Meeting but is free and open to the public.

NEW YORK, NY | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Barnes & Noble – Upper West Side
2289 Broadway
New York, NY

BROOKLYN, NY | Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 7:00 pm
On-stage Q&A with moderator / Audience Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Greenlight Bookstore
At St. Joseph’s College
Brooklyn Voices Series
245 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
NOTE: Tickets are $30 and include a copy of the book.

SEATTLE, WA | Monday, May 23, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Town Hall Seattle with Elliott Bay Books
Downstairs at Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA
NOTE: Event tickets cost $5. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Elliott Bay.

PORTLAND, OR | Tuesday, May 24, 2016 | 7:30 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Powell’s
1005 W Burnside Street
Portland, OR

SAN FRANCISCO, CA | Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Hosted by A Great Good Place for Books
At Montclair Presbyterian Church
5701 Thornhill Drive
Oakland, CA
NOTE: This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale courtesy of A Great Good Place for Books.

LOS ANGELES, CA | Thursday, May 26, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
The Broad Theater
90401, 1310 11th Street
Santa Monica, CA
NOTE: This is a ticketed event. Ticket price will include the cost of the book. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Diesel A Bookstore.

DENVER, CO | Friday, May 27, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Tattered Cover
2526 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO

CHICAGO, IL | Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | 12:00 pm
Luncheon / Talk / Q&A / Signing
University Club of Chicago
76 E Monroe Street
Chicago, IL
NOTE: This will be a ticketed luncheon. Books will be available for sale courtesy of the Book Stall.

CHICAGO, IL | Tuesday, May 31, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
The Book Stall at Chestnut Court
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL

MINNEAPOLIS, MN | Wednesday, June 1, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Q&A with moderator/ Audience Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Magers & Quinn Booksellers
At House of Hope Presbyterian Church
797 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN

CLEVELAND, OH | Thursday, June 2, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Parma-Snow Branch
2121 Snow Road
Parma, OH
NOTE: For more info, visit: https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Events.aspx. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Mac’s Backs Books on Coventry.

ST. LOUIS, MO | Friday, June 3, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Left Bank Books
At Ethical Society of St. Louis
9001 Clayton Rd.
St. Louis MO
NOTE: RSVP required. Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available for sale courtesy of Left Bank Books.

SALISBURY, CT | Sunday, June 5, 2016 | 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
White Hart Inn
15 Undermountain Road
Salisbury, CT
NOTE: Books will be available for sale courtesy of Oblong Books

RHINECLIFF, NY | Sunday, June 5, 2016 | 7:00-9:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Morton Library
82 Kelly Street
Rhinecliff, NY
NOTE: Books will be available for sale courtesy of Oblong Books

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY | Monday, June 6, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Conversation / Q&A / Signing
Moderator: Steve Sheinkin
Northshire Bookstore
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY
NOTE: This will be a ticketed, in store event. Tickets for this event will be $5 which can be applied towards book purchase.

BURLINGTON, VT | Tuesday, June 7, 2016 | 7:00 – 9:00pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Hosted by Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
At Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center
Black Box Theater and Atrium
60 Main Street
Burlington, VT
NOTE: Books will be available for sale courtesy of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

WORCESTER, MA | Thursday, June 9, 2016 | 7:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA
NOTE: Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Barnes & Noble.

FALMOUTH, MA | Friday, June 10, 2016 | 4:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing
Falmouth Historical Society
55 and 65 Palmer Ave
Falmouth, MA
NOTE: Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Eight Cousins.

BOSTON, MA | Thursday, June 16, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Talk / Q&A / Signing / Reception
Boston Athenaeum
Henry Long Room
10 ½ Beacon Street
Boston, MA
NOTE: Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Harvard Bookstore

NANTUCKET, MA | Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19, 2016
Nantucket Book Festival
NOTE: Event details to come. For more information about the festival, visit: https://nantucketbookfestival.org/

 

 

Past events:

NEW BEDFORD, MA | Saturday, January 9, 2016 | 12:00PM
Moby-Dick Marathon 20th Anniversary
Bourne Building
New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, MA
NOTE: The marathon begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, January 9 and continues for 25 hours until 1:00pm on Sunday, January 10. Nat will be kicking the event off by reading the first four pages of the book. For more info, visit: http://www.whalingmuseum.org/programs/moby-dick-marathon-20th-anniversary-2016

NANTUCKET, MA | Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 12:00PM
Book Signing: In the Heart of the Sea
Nantucket Christmas Stroll
Mitchell’s Book Corner
54 Main Street
Nantucket, MA
For more info, visit: http://www.nantucketbookpartners.com/event/book-signing-nathaniel-philbrick-heart-sea

BREWSTER, MA | Wednesday, December 2, 2015 | 6:00PM
An Evening with Nathaniel Philbrick
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
869 Main Street (Route 6A)
Brewster, MA
Discussion of the upcoming major motion picture based on Philbrick’s New York Times bestselling book In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. The presentation is $50 per person and includes wine & hors d’oeuvres at 6pm, museum exhibits, Nathaniel Philbrick at 7pm, followed by a Q&A and book signing. Reservations are required. For tickets, visit: https://www.showclix.com/event/an-evening-with-nathaniel-. For more information, call: 508-896-3867, ext. 133 or visit: http://www.ccmnh.org/Events/an-evening-with-nathaniel-philbrick.

WASHINGTON, D.C. | Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 7:00 PM
National Museum of American History
History Film Forum
“In the Heart of the Sea” Screening
Warner Bros. Theater
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C.
For more information, visit: http://historyfilmforum.si.edu/schedule/

RESTON, VA | Saturday, October 24, 2015 | 7:00 PM
Washington West Film Festival Awards Ceremony
Laura Hillenbrand Outstanding Literary Award
Bow Tie Cinemas
Reston Town Center
11940 Market Street
Reston, VA

BOSTON, MA | Thursday, October 22, 2015 | 5:30 PM
New England Historical and Genealogical Society
170th Anniversary Celebration and Capital Campaign Victory Gala
Four Seasons Hotel
200 Boylston Street
Boston, MA
For more information, visit: http://www.americanancestors.org/specials/170th-anniversary-celebration

NEW YORK, NY | Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 6:30 PM
Mystic Seaport’s 10th Annual America and the Sea Award Gala
One East 60th Street
New York, NY
For more information, visit: http://www.mysticseaport.org/about/america-and-the-sea-award/

WINSTON-SALEM, NC | Sunday, October 11, 2015 | 4:00 PM
Forsyth Library On the Same Page Program
Discussion of In the Heart of the Sea, the 2015 On the Same Page selection
Arts Council Theatre
610 Coliseum Drive
Winston-Salem, NC
For more information, visit: https://www.forsyth.cc/Library/services.aspx?StoryID=20412

FRAMINGHAM, MA | Tuesday, October 6, 2015 | 4:30 PM
Framingham State University Arts & Ideas Program
Discussion of In the Heart of the Sea, the 2015 Common Reading selection
Dwight Performing Arts Center
100 State Street
Framingham, MA
For more information, visit: https://www.framingham.edu/Assets/uploads/the-fsu-difference/arts-and-ideas/_documents/arts-ideas1516.pdf

GREENWICH, CT | Thursday, September 17, 2015 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM
Greenwich Historical Society’s 84th Annual Meeting and
William C. Crooks Distinguished Lecture
“From Plymouth Rock to the Battle of Bunker Hill”
Indian Harbor Yacht Club
710 Steamboat Road
Greenwich, CT
Tickets are $60 for members; $80 for nonmembers. Reservations are required. Call 203-869-6899, Ext. 10 by September 9, 2015. For more info, click HERE.