Petunia's Place is pleased to invite you to join us for special events. Most are offered at no charge.

Check below to see if reservations are required.

Click here to see photos from our recent events

Interested in a book club for teachers?

In conjunction with the California Reading and Literature Project, Petunia's Place is co-sponsoring a book club for teachers who are interested in reading and discussing literature for young people.
Call the store at (559) 438-1561, for more information about how you can join.

Upcoming Events

Thursday, June 29 @ 4 - 6

Author Visit

Come meet Bill Matson, author of Crazy Horse: Lakota Warrior's Life and Legacy.

Call (559) 438-1561 for more information and to reserve your copy!


Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Mercedes Edwards Theater in Clovis

Author Visit

Petunia's Place is excited to announce that the store is hosting #1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Colfer on his tour for the sixth and final book in The Land of Stories series!

Join us for an interactive event on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 2:00 pm at the Mercedes Edwards Theater in Clovis. The event will include: a reading from Chris, audience Q&A, the Land of Stories Trivia, a costume contest, and prizes.

This is a ticketed event and a purchase of one copy of The Land of Stories: Worlds Collide is necessary for entry. To obtain a Companion ticket, customers may purchase another book from The Land of Stories series.

For every book purchased, fans will receive one raffle ticket. Fans in costume will receive an additional raffle ticket.
Raffle tickets enter fans in a drawing for an exclusive VIP meet-and-greet with Chris immediatley following the event. Chris will choose five lucky readers (+1 guest each) to meet him after the event and to snap photos and have their books personalized.

To obtain your ticket for entry to the event as well as companion tickets, your purchase must be made in advance of the event from Peturnia's Place. Chris will autograph the Land of Stores: Worlds Collide and you will receive your copy at the event. The cost of the book is $19.99 plus tax.

Deadline for purchase required to obtain a ticket for the event will be Saturday, July 22, 2017. (We are closed Sundays and Mondays.)

For questions, call the store at 438-1561.


Recent author appearances

Jan Brett

author of the book Mossy and many more.

Gary Soto

author of the book Lucky Luis and many more.

Joan Schoettler

author of the book 'Good Fortune in a Wrapping Cloth'

Doug Hansen

author of the book 'Mother Goose in California'

Margarita Engle

author of the book 'The Surrender Tree'

Jean Chaffee

author of the book 'Nosey's Big Move'

Dorina Lazo Gilmore

author of the book 'Cora Cooks Pancit'

Linda Garduno and Laura DeWitt

author and illustrator of the book 'Witchy Poo'

Karen Moore

author of the book 'Pen the Tale, Oogie'

Kathy Howell

author of the book 'The Perfectly Purple Sneakers'

Karlene Kay Ryan and Valerie Hill

author of the book 'Today is the First Day of the Rest of My Life'

Mary Jane Giradi

author of the book 'Lazarus, the Rescued Bug'