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News & Events2017-11-12T14:51:39+00:00

Upcoming Events

Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market

November 9-12, 2017

This shopping event features more than 150 specialty merchants from across the country offering unique gift items. Holiday Gift Market includes merchants selling everything from clothing, jewelry, and handbags to food, art and children’s items. “Goodnight Tampa” will be there!
Author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig, will be signing books at the Kick-off Party, Thursday, November 9th, from 7:00p – 10:00p and . Melissa will be available to sign throughout the weekend!

Florida State Fairgrounds – Expo Hall
4800 US Highway 301 N
Tampa, FL 33610
holidaygiftmarket@jltampa.org

Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, Boutique Noel

Thursday, December 7, 2017
6:00pm – 9:00pm

“Goodnight Tampa” will be at Palma Ceia’s Boutique Noel! Author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig, will be signing books and you will find many great gifts to choose from just in time for Christmas!

Please join us on this fun and festive evening from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Beautiful setting and great shopping! Free and open to the public!

Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club
1601 So. MacDill Ave.
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 253-3101

Past Events

A Collection of 24 Original Watercolor Paintings

Friday, November 11, 2016
6:00p – 9:00p

Community Roots Collective
400 E. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602

Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market

November 11-13, 2016

This shopping event features more than 150 specialty merchants from across the country offering unique gift items. Holiday Gift Market includes merchants selling everything from clothing, jewelry, and handbags to food, art and children’s items. “Goodnight Tampa” will be there!

Author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig, will be signing books at the Kick-off Party, Thursday, November 10th, from 7:00p – 10:00p and on Friday, from noon until 3:00p. Melissa will be available to sign throughout the weekend!

Florida State Fairgrounds – Expo Hall
4800 US Highway 301 N
Tampa, FL 33610
holidaygiftmarket@jltampa.org

Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club, Boutique Noel

Thursday, December 1, 2016
6:00pm – 9:00pm

“Goodnight Tampa” will be at Palma Ceia’s Boutique Noel! Author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig, will be signing books and you will find many great gifts to choose from just in time for Christmas!

Please join us on this fun and festive evening from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Beautiful setting and great shopping! Free and open to the public!

Palma Ceia Golf and Country Club
1601 So. MacDill Ave.
Tampa, FL 33629
(813) 253-3101

2016 Summer Reading Summit

Friday, May 6, 2016
10:30p – 12:30p

This year’s summit will spotlight free reading resources, incentives and contests that support summer reading! Browse and speak with local organizations for ideas to enhance your summer programming! Please join Mayor Bob Buckhorn, who will read “Goodnight Tampa”, along with other local dignitaries to kick off our summer reading challenge!

Children’s Board of Hillsborough County
1002 W. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 229-2884

Oxford Exchange 2nd Annual Book Fair

Sunday, May 1, 2016
9:00am – 4:30pm

The Oxford Exchange is a restaurant, bookstore, lifestyle gift store, design studio and event venue on Kennedy Blvd., across from the University of Tampa. On Sunday, May 1st, the OE is hosting its 2nd Annual Book Fair featuring over 35 local authors and several interesting presentations throughout the day.

Author Melissa Twomey will be signing and selling “Goodnight Tampa”! Free to attend!

Oxford Exchange
420 West Kennedy Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33606
(813) 253-0222
Click here for details

North Tampa Branch Library, Read Local: Local Authors Meet ‘N Greet

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
5:30pm – 7:00pm

“Goodnight Tampa” author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig have been invited to participate in Read Local: Local Authors Meet N’ Greet. Read Local events are held every other month at different libraries throughout the county and feature local authors whose book(s) are in the library system’s collection.
John Chaplick will be speaking on how to turn memories into memoirs.

North Tampa Branch Library
8916 North Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33604
(813) 273-3652

On Point Book Executive Center Book Fair

Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:00am – 9:00pm

The second annual On Point Executive Center Book Fair, a celebration encompassing the art of writing, will be held at WestShore Plaza in Tampa, Florida and welcomes authors (print/digital/audio), publishers, printers, magazine publications, bloggers and vendors who cultivate the craft. Melissa Twomey, author of “Goodnight Tampa” will be selling signed books throughout the day.

WestShore Plaza
250 WestShore Plaza
Tampa, FL 33609
(813) 286-0790

3rd Annual Tampa Author Awards and Book Gala

Thursday, October 20, 2016
5:30pm – 8:30pm

“Goodnight Tampa” author, Melissa Twomey will signing and selling books at the 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Author Awards & Book Gala! This event features published authors from the Tampa Bay area who are making a difference in the community with their books. The night will be filled with music, drinks, food, prize raffles, award ceremony and an opportunity to speak with each author personally and purchase their works.

Early Bird tickets are $35.00 and include entrance to the event, bottomless wine & endless appetizers! Early bird tickets will end one week prior to the event date. Regular ticket prices will be sold the last week. Day of the event ticket sales will at the door with cash or credit card.

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant
4110 West Boy Scout Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33607
(813) 873-9463

Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market

“Goodnight Tampa” will be sold at the Junior League of Tampa’s Holiday Gift Market!

Author, Melissa Twomey and illustrator, Donna Craig, will be signing books at the Kick-off Party, Thursday, November 12th, from 7:00p – 10:00p and on Friday, from noon until 3:00p. Melissa will be available to sign throughout the weekend!

Holiday Gift Market at the Tampa, Florida State Fairgrounds

Friday, November 13th, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, November 14th, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, November 15th, 9”00am – 5:00pm

Tickets are available at Junior League of Tampa

Inkwood Books

“Goodnight Tampa” will be at Inkwood Books on November 21st for a signing and reading by Author, Melissa Twomey. This jewel of Tampa has been a locally owned and independent bookstore for over 20 years! Please bring your family to this very charming oasis, filled with great books and a helpful and well-read staff!

Support Tampa’s only independent bookstore selling new books!

216 So. Armenia, 813-253-2638

Store Hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 7 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am – 9 pm
Sunday: 1 pm – 5 pm

Palma Ceia’s Boutique Noel

Goodnight Tampa” will be at Palma Ceia’s Boutique Noel! Many great gifts to choose from just in time for Christmas!
Please join us on this fun and festive evening, Thursday, December 3rd from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Beautiful setting and great shopping!

MORE TO COME!!!