Events You Won't Want to Miss

Event List for 2020

Brothel Museum Tour

Where: Brothel Museum downtown
Format: Find out more about Deadwood’s hidden past. 

Tour times coming soon.  

Thursday Learning Day

Where: The Conference Room on the Lobby level of the Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Format: Learning sessions for authors and readers. 
Agenda:  More details coming soon.  

One of our speakers will be Matt Haynes.


Matt Haynes is an internationally acclaimed audiobook narrator with over 50 titles to his credit. He has narrated books in a wide variety of genres including

-Science Fiction
-Self Help

He lives in Portland Oregon and specializes in educating authors and rights holders in the audiobook production process.

Title and info for the talk
Would you like your work made into an audiobook? Have you already done so but want a better experience and product? In this vital, super-fun session, we’ll cover 
-the overlooked opportunities that open up when you “go audio”.
-how to start the process.
-the three secrets to picking a great narrator. 
-the best collaboration methods to getting your project done right. 
PLUS: “Behind the Curtain”… anything you’ve wanted to know about a narrator’s work and process! 

Thursday Meet-and-Greet

Where: Patio of Deadwood Mountain Grand.
Format: Cash bar with light appetizers
6:00 – 7 PM, Authors Only – meet each other and pick up your neck wallets, tickets, schedules, etc. Receive last-minute instructions/changes, and open question forum with the Hosts
7 – 9 PM, Readers, Cover Models, Author Assistants, Vendors, and Sponsors will join the authors

Friday Multi-Stop Sightseeing Trip

Where: Meet motorcoach at the front door of our Hotel
Format: Motorcoach trip and ALL- INCLUSIVE sightseeing and meals

Stops include:

Travel through Spearfish Canyon, stop at Devil’s Tower, lunch in Hyatt, Wyoming, and guided tour of Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis. Possible other stops as well.  More details coming soon.  
Coming Soon 

Friday night Wild Book Readings

Where: Mineral Palace Hotel and Casino banquet room, 601 Historic Main Street, Deadwood, SD. 
Format: Cash Bar and Amazing Deserts from Local Vendors (including Chubby Chipmunk Chocolates)
7:00 PM 
7:15 PM with a glass of wine and a plate full of extraordinary desserts, be seated at the bistro tables and enjoy authors reading intriguing scenes from their very own books
COSTUMES OPTIONAL for Readers and Authors!

Breakfast With the Authors from 8:30 – 10 am Saturday before the Book Fair

Where: At the far end of the Event Center on the second floor, above the non-smoking casino (in the same room as the Book Fair)
Format: Buffet breakfast, round 8-person tables with linen and real plates, cups, and silverware
We hope you’ll come hungry! Here’s the buffet menu: Scrambled eggs, cubed breakfast potatoes, biscuits and gravy, hickory smoked bacon or sausage links, fresh fruit, butter, fresh brewed coffee, hot water, ice water, and ORANGE JUICE sponsored by Linda Rae Sande.
(please note: if you prefer a beverage other than coffee, you’re welcome to bring your own. Hot water is provided if you’d like to bring your own teabag)
Readers are going to love sitting down with you for a few minutes before the book fair and saying “Hi.”
8:30 AM breakfast begins
9:40 AM authors called to the stage at the far end of the room for the 9:45 group photo (Authors, remember to eat early!)
9:50 AM photos finished so authors have time to get back to their tables
10:00 AM breakfast ends, readers line up near the elevator/escalator/stairway for the official opening of the Book Fair

Saturday Multi-Author, Multi-Genre Book Fair

Where: Event Center on the second floor, above the non-smoking casino in the Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel
Format: Authors and Cover Models excited to meet you, share their swag with you, and talk about their books. Cover models available for photos!
10:00 AM Readers line up near the elevator/escalator/stairway for the official opening of the Book Fair
2:30 PM Basket Raffle tickets drawn and winners receive their baskets
3:00 PM Book Fair Ends but Vendors available at their tables
3:30 PM Vendor tables close

Giant Basket Raffle to support the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

Show your support for this amazing refuge for Mustangs and other horses.
Tickets are also available the day of the event
We offer a Presale Ticket BONUS, and tickets will also be available the day of the event.
*remember to bring your name stamp or pre-printed labels to put on the back of the tickets to save time
Must be present to win – drawing at 2:30 PM Saturday, June 20, 2020

Saturday Family Friendly Western Movie and Trivia Night

Location: The conference room – Deadwood Mountain Grand. 

Time: 8 p.m. 

Popcorn and Soda’s provided by the Sweet Clean Romance Authors. The movie is Disney’s Tall Tale staring Patrick Swayze, Scott Glenn and Oliver Platt.  Check out the movie trailer here.  After the movie enjoy Western movie trivia.  


We are still currently gathering all the information and prices for the 2020 events. Please stop back here for more information as it becomes available.  


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