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The Distilleries and Dining Car Book Tour 2017

BREAKING NEWS: The Dining Car wins IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin Gold Award for Popular Fiction

OTHER AWARDS: San Diego Book Award Gold Medal for Best Published Contemporary Fiction

Readers’ Favorite Book Award Silver Medal for Literary Fiction


Galveston Train Day: book signing with Eric Peterson (click here for info)
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Galveston Railroad Museum
2603 Santa Fe Place
Galveston, TX  77550


The Southern California Writers’ Conference (click here for info)
Friday, February 16 – Sunday, February 18, 2018
Crowne Plaza San Diego – Mission Valley
2270 Hotel Circle N.
San Diego, CA 92108


Montrose Wine Walk: book signing with Eric Peterson
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Once Upon a Time Bookstore
2207 Honolulu Ave.
Montrose, CA


Orange County, CA: reading & book signing with Eric Peterson
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 29, 2017
A Stones Throw Winery
29943 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675


Lit up! Orange County: Eric Peterson reading & book signing
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Kean Coffee
13681 Newport Ave.
Tustin, CA  92780


Barnes & Noble, La Mesa, CA: Eric Peterson book signing
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Barnes & Noble at Grossmont Center
5500 Grossmont Center Drive, Suite 331
La Mesa, CA  91942


Book Carnival, Orange, CA: Eric Peterson book signing
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Book Carnival
348 S. Tustin Street
Orange, CA


Sandpiper Books, Torrance, CA: Eric Peterson book signing
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
4665 Torrance Boulevard
Torrance, CA 90503


Warwick’s, La Jolla, CA: Eric Peterson book signing
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
7812 Girard Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037


Distillery Tour and Tasting in Seattle                                                               Price to attend: $125.00
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                                                                                                           Click here to register!
Friday, November 11, 2016                                                                                                SOLD OUT!
Downtown Spirits
2300 7th Avenue
Seattle, WA


Distillery Tour and Tasting in Gig Harbor, WA                                               Price to attend: $29.00
4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                                                                                                             Click here to register!
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Heritage Distilling Co.
HDC Flagship – 3207 57th St Ct NW
Gig Harbor, WA


Tour Three Landmark Restaurants in Portland, OR                                     Price to attend: $95.00
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.                                                                                                             Click here to register!
Sunday, November 13, 2016                                                                                                SOLD OUT!
Limo-bus pick up at Huber’s Cafe
411 SW 3rd Avenue
Portland, OR

Other Events

A Note to Southern California Book Clubs                        

Hosting a book club meeting in San Diego, Orange County, or the greater Los Angeles area?

Make The Dining Car your next book selection, and author Eric Peterson might attend your event.

Send your schedule details (date, time, and place) to the publisher at Huckleberry House by clicking here.

On your message header, write “Book Club Meeting Request.”