Rox in Sox Children’s Music and Book Festival
Saturday, August 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. West End Building lawn
Rox in Sox, the Portland area’s popular new festival of children’s music and reading, will host its second annual event. The lineup of music, author readings and other festivities is available at www.roxinsox.org. Admission is free with a donation of new shoes, socks or books for kids in need.
The Library’s author tent will be a major attraction. Top children’s picture book authors who will share their works with fans include: Stephanie Bauer, Carmen Bernier-Grand, Connie Bowen, Valarie Pearce, Philip Pelletier, and Nicole Rubel.
Event director and Lake Oswego resident Aaron Nigel Smith is a musician and educator whose simple mission is to inspire families to sing, dance and play together. He’s been featured on PBS-TV’s “Between the Lions,” has won numerous awards and tours nationally. His One World Chorus blends the voices of hundreds of young singers from Portland, New York, Los Angeles, Kenya and Jamaica.