Events — Open House

Open House and Book Signing

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Exciting event coming up!!!The book signing scheduled for October 24th has grown to have an "Open House" feel to it! We will be celebrating the release of Dr. Gifford's new book, "Hidden Heroes of the Big Sandy Valley", but there will also be several other authors in attendance. In addition, we are kicking off our Christmas shopping season with several BOGO (Buy One Get One) specials on many of our titles. Stop by and visit with the authors and pick up a great book or Appalachian gift, including our numerous beautiful prints, and avoid the shopping rush in the month...

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JSF Open House Activities

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The annual Open House to celebrate Jesse Stuart’s 109th birthday will be Saturday, August 8 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm in the new Conference Room at JSF headquarters in Ashland. The event will include door prizes, refreshments, and: Book Signings: James M. Gifford, author of Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian, Jesse Stuart: An Extraordinary Life Mark Maynard, author of Mark My Words: Tales of Brandon Webb, O.J Mayo, and Other Sports Legends of Northeastern Kentucky and Teamwork: Ashland’s 1961 Championship Basketball Season Amy Compton will also be on hand to sign copies of Maynard’s newest book, Grace Runner: The Story of...

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The 2015 Jesse Stuart Foundation Open House

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The date and time of the JSF Open House has been set! It will be Saturday, August 8th, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be food and Appalachian themed entertainment. Come and enjoy beautiful prints, glassware, and other items that will be for sale during the event. Also, there will be specials on many of the books we have available. While you're here, visit the Jesse Stuart Room and see many items that belonged to Stuart, including the trinket he received while appearing on the acclaimed television show, "This Is Your Life" in February of 1958. There are...

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Open House Celebrating the release of Dr. Gifford's New Book, Jesse Stuart: Immortal Kentuckian

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Dr. Gifford spent part of the day today greeting fans of his and Jesse Stuart in the new conference room at the Jesse Stuart Foundation Bookstore and signing copies of his new book, Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian.  Sales of the book all go toward the completion of the conference room project.

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Open House / Mothers Day Sale Set for May 8th!

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                              The Jesse Stuart Foundation will celebrate the release of this important new book Friday, May 8th with an Open House and Book Signing from Noon to 5:30pm.  Dr. Gifford will be signing 500 Limited Edition hardbacks that will sell for $30 each.  Every dollar from the sales of “Jesse Stuart:  Immortal Kentuckian” will go towards the completion of the Foundation’s new conference room.  “The recently-completed Conference Room is the crown jewel of the new Jesse Stuart Foundation facility at 4440 13th Street in Ashland,” observed Jesse...

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