Special Edition of the Deep Valley Sun
Newsletter of the Betsy-Tacy Society
Come to Deep Valley for a celebration of Maud Hart Lovelace and the Betsy-Tacy books. This newsletter is a preview of some of the attractions and activities we're planning for your visit. Please join us!
Pre-registration is encouraged to help us plan and prepare for your visit. Register before June 5th and save! Click here for registration form.
Call for Authors
A book festival will be held in conjunction with the Deep Valley Homecoming. Click here for application. Early bird author registration deadline is April 15th. Final deadline is May 15. A complete list of authors attending will be available after May 15th.
Traveling to Deep Valley and need a place to stay? We've got you covered. Blocks of rooms have been reserved at discount rates at several Mankato hotels. Hurry to reserve your room NOW! Summer is a busy time in Deep Valley and hotels book quickly. Each hotel has a deadline for holding these rooms for the DVH.
A block of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels: Ask for rates for the Deep Valley Homecoming.
AmericInn - Call 507-345-8011 (special rate $129.99 + tax)
Best Western Hotel - Call 507-625-9333 (special rates $69.99 - $109.99 + tax)
City Center Hotel - Call 507-345-1234 (special rates $81.00 - $120.00 + tax)
Hilton Garden Inn - Call 507-344-1111 (special rates $89.00 - $139.00 + tax). Click here to reserve your room online.
Author of The Prairie Thief, Fox and Crow Are Not Friends, and the Inch and Roly series, as well as Little House in the Highlands and seven other novels about the ancestors of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Melissa wrote the foreward to the HarperPerennial ModernClassics 2010 edition of Carney’s House Party and Winona’s Pony Cart by Maud Hart Lovelace. Melissa lives in California. More about Melissa.
Author of From Little Houses to Little Women. Her book is a memoir about her return to the beloved books of her childhood and travel to places related to her favorite authors, including Maud Hart Lovelace, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Lucy Maud Montgomery and Louisa May Alcott. Nancy lives in Pennsylvania. More about Nancy.