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Sag Harbor’s Moby-Dick Marathon

June 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - June 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm

Moby Dick

Canio’s Books celebrates its 35th Anniversary this year with the return of the Moby-Dick Marathon, sponsored by Canio’s Cultural Café, the bookstore’s not-for-profit organization. The reading also celebrates Southampton Town’s 375th anniversary.

The marathon reading of the entire Herman Melville novel runs Friday, June 12 through Sunday, June 14 and moves to different institutions in Sag Harbor Village (schedule below). All are welcome to attend this historic event. Costumes are encouraged, and they’ll celebrate the finale with a party Sunday afternoon.

Canio’s Books is registering readers now for 10 minute segments. Please send an email (caniosculturalcafe@gmail.com with MDM subject) with the day, time and location you would like to read. They’ll send a confirmation.

Moby-Dick Marathon Schedule:

12 – 3 Canio’s
3 – 6 Whaling Museum BOOKED
6 – 9 Canio’s

10 – 1 Bay Street Theatre BOOKED
1 – 4 John Jermain Memorial Library BOOKED
4 -7 Old Whaler’s Church
7-10 Canio’s

11-2 Eastville Community Historical Society
2-5 Canio’s with AFTER PARTY

Canio’s is also asking the community to consider sponsoring a Chapter to help support Canio’s Cultural Cafe. Sponsors will be listed at the event. Choose your level of support:

Ahab: $100 receives a commemorative button
Ishmael: $200 receives a commemorative button and canvas bag
Queequeg: $300 receives a commemorative button, canvas bag, & t-shirt
Starbuck: $1000 receives all of the above, plus two seats in a two-hour cruise with Captain Anton Hagen aboard the Marlinspike.

Send an email with your chapter and level. Please include two alternate chapters in case your first choice has been selected. Send your check to: Canio’s Cultural Cafe, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963.


June 12, 2015 @ 12:00 pm
June 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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