We are looking forward to seeing you this weekend!

To ensure you have an enjoyable weekend, please review this important information.

1. Welcome Letter

Please download and review the Welcome Letter.

The letter has important information regarding seating, parking, meals and the dinner for the Authors and Sponsors on Friday, August 26.

2. Festival Schedule

Please download and review the Festival Schedule.

This includes the schedule of speakers for the weekend as well as all meals and locations. Please review it carefully as we are starting with lunch on the breezeway lawn at noon on Friday, August 26.

4. Author Sponsor Dinner on Friday, August 26, 7:15 pm onsite in the Pavilion

Open to those who have Sponsor passes and all authors, speakers, and their families and guests, the Author/Sponsor dinner will be held in the Pavilion on Friday evening. SMI will remove the theater seating and reset the room with buffet food stations, tables, and chairs for dinner beginning at 7:15 pm. All sponsors may come and go as they wish and mix and mingle at a level at which they are comfortable as they enjoy the gourmet fare. Open seating will be available both indoors and out. Attire is business casual.

5. COVID Protocols

Be prudent about COVID. We are using the honor system, in tandem with common sense and good manners, to keep everyone safe and healthy.

  • All hotel staff, SVAF team, volunteers, concierges, photographers, videographers, and social media group, along with our event planning, sound, and production teams have provided proof of vaccination
  • We ask that you self-test if you feel you may have COVID, and refrain from attending sessions if your results are positive
  • State and County guidelines no longer require masking or distancing, so if individuals in our sessions make choices different than your own, please respect them

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at admin@svauthorsfest.orgor call (707) 282-9028. We look forward to a memorable weekend.Ginny and David Freeman