The Great Southern: A Twin Peaks Celebration

The Great Southern Twin Peaks festival

Wait. What?

America has another Twin Peaks festival?

Taking place in Richmond, VA, the aptly called The Great Southern is a 4-day Twin Peaks celebration presented by Movie Club Richmond, the Video Fan and Makeout Creek Books. From April 16 through 19, there will be special guests (Kimmy Robertson, Charlotte Stewart and Reflections author Brad Dukes), an art show, several dance parties, costume and trivia contests and even a Julee Cruise cover band called Floating/Falling. Best of all: most events are free! Check out the full schedule below or head to the official website for details.

The Great Southern: A Twin Peaks celebration in Richmond, Virginia

Thursday, April 16 2015

4:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Happy Generations Happy Hour & Portrait House

10:00 PM – 1:00 AM: Makeout Creek Reading & “Music in the Air” DJ Set w/ Sister Goldenhaze and Greg Darden at the Ipanema Cafe

Twin Peaks reading

Friday, April 17 2015

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Sacred Bones Records Listening Party at Steady Sounds / Blue Bones Vintage

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Makeout Creek Art Show & Brad Dukes REFLECTIONS Talk w/ Special Guest Q&A and Signing at Chop Suey Books

9:00 PM – 12:00 AM: Bookhouse Hook Rug Soiree w/ DJs Wrapped in Plastic *costumes encouraged* at Portrait House

12:00 AM – 1:30 AM: Midnight Movie ERASERHEAD presented by Movie Club Richmond at The Byrd Theatre ($5.00 at door)

Brad Dukes, Charlotte Stewart and Kimmy Robertson

Hook Rug Soiree

Saturday, April 18 2015

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Damn Fine (Pizza) Pie & Coffee at Dinamo

2:00 PM – 7:00 PM Curio Market Presents BIG ED’S CRAFT FARM with handmade goods from local artists & artisans & a Twin Peaks-themed raffle at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM: Twin Peaks Menu at GWARbar

9:00 PM (doors) – 1:00 AM: Let’s Rock! Pink Room Show w/ Big NO, LODRO, MUTWAWA and SERVICE at Strange Matter ($5.00 at door, 18 and over)

Let's Rock! Pink Room Show

Sunday, April 19 2015

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: “Birds Sing” Brunch at The Magpie

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM: An Afternoon Both Wonderful & Strange at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery w/ a place both wonderful and strange presenting KEYS OPEN DOORS: THE HIDDEN LIFE OF LAURA PALMER, FLOATING/FALLING (a Julee Cruise cover band featuring members of Big NO, Manzara & Nate’s Taco Truck, a Mr. & Ms. Twin Peaks Costume Contest & Special Guest Q&A and Signing at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery ($5.00 suggested donation at door, costumes get in free)

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Cherry Pie Sundae Special at Bev’s Homemade Ice Cream

10:00 PM – 12:00 AM: Twin Peaks Trivia at Sticky Rice

An Afternoon Both Wonderful and Strange

Blue Rose Sunday & Hap's Hour

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Written by Pieter Dom

Founder and curator of Welcome to Twin Peaks since 2011. Bobsessed since March 1991.

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