Roald Dahl at 100: Magic and Mischief Galore!

Location: Deering Library (Map it)

Join us at the Deering library, 4-6pm, to celebrate all things Roald Dahl. This is his hundredth birthday year, so join the party going on around the world!

Come dressed as your favorite character to:

  • Make your own Marvelous Medicine
  • Invent Wonka's latest candy at the Confection Conception Station
  • Catch dreams on the meadow
  • Help build our Giant Peach!
  • Watch Northwestern actors and musicians perform works from James and the Giant Peach at 5.30pm
  • Costume competition at 5.45pm

There will be interactive art-making, marathon book reading, and free hotdogs!

Join Northwestern University Libraries, the Arts Circle, Baker Demonstration School and the City of Evanston in throwing a party for Roald Dahl, whose wife Patricia Neal was an alumna and left her papers to Northwestern.

Partners in Evanston will be holding festivities:

10am-1pm Come to the Evanston Public Library for Dahl books and movies.

7.30pm Gather at Baker Demonstration School (201 Sheridan Rd, Wilmette) for an outdoor screening of Spielberg's version of The BFG.





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