All Events

Upcoming Events

Event Name Date/Time Location Address Venue Website
AVA America's Walking Club 22nd Biennial Convention— Spike: Keynote address 7/1/2021 7:00 PM Monona Terrace Convention Center Madison Madison WI https://ava.org/2021-convention/
"A Walk Around the Block" paper back release 9/14/2021 12:00 AM Available at independent & online bookstores Just $15.99 Everywhere, USA Joy https://www.amazon.com/Walk-Around-Block-Stoplight-Mischievous/dp/0062954768/ref=tmm_pap_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1589225414&sr=8-2

Past Events

Event Name Date/Time Location Address Venue Website
American Volkssporting Association—Lake Country Wanderers walk 5/15/2021 8:30 AM Mississippi Gateway Reg. Park—Spike speaks at 11am Meet at shelter or picnic table Hennepin COunty MN https://clubs.ava.org/gen3/data/event_details.asp?eventid=118577
Quaint & Quirky author event 5/14/2021 2:00 PM Quaint & Quirky—artists, authors and more 216 Second St. E Hastings MN https://www.quaintandquirkygifts.com
Spike talks about his favorite sound !?*% on Bill Bradley's American Voices 3/21/2021 10:30 AM Sirius XM radio, channel 124 (also at 9:30 pm) radio radio radio http://www.billbradley.com/american-voices/
Spike talks about his favorite sound !?*% on Bill Bradley's American Voices 3/20/2021 3:30 PM Channel 124 Sirius XM radio radio or on line online online http://www.billbradley.com/american-voices/
"The Warming House" — Spike talks manhole covers and squirrels on MPR (KNOW 91.1 FM) 3/14/2021 7:15 PM KNOW 91.1 FM radio radio radio https://www.mprnews.org/thewarminghouse
Clarinda, IA Library Presentation 1/11/2021 6:30 PM online - visit the venue website for more details online online online https://www.clarindapubliclibrary.org
"American Voices" w/ Senator Bradley: Spike & his "favorite spot"— 1/9/2021 3:00 PM SiriusXM—Channel 124, radio radio virtual https://www.facebook.com/Americanvoiceswithsenatorbillbradley/
KARE 11 SATURDAY morning show—Spike & Belinda chat about "A Walk Around the Block" 12/5/2020 8:45 AM NBC, Channel 11 (or 811) Television Mpls MN https://www.kare11.com — for more information
"A Walk Around the Block" presentation and discussion 12/1/2020 6:30 PM Virtual event by Stillwater Public Library virtual virtual virtual https://www.stillwaterlibrary.org/a-walk-around-the-block-the-amazing-world-outside-your-front-door
NBC TODAY SHOW 11/19/2020 9:00 PM NBC TODAY SHOW discusses "A Walk Around the Block" NBC NBC NBC NBC
For Love of the Library 11/17/2020 6:00 PM Virtual w/ Rich Sommers, Lorna Landvik, Jon Hamm Virtual—buy tickets on line Virtal Virtual https://www.stillwaterlibraryfoundation.org/for-the-love-of-the-library/
A Walk Around the Block VIRTUAL chat with Napa Bookmine 11/16/2020 8:00 PM Virtual talk—Napa Bookmine; 6:00 PT; 8:00 CT virtual St. Helena CA https://www.napabookmine.com/event/virtual-author-event-spike-carlson-walk-around-block
"A Walk Around the Block" virtual book launch 10/25/2020 4:00 PM virtual event—Spike will walk the walk virtual virtual virtual https://www.facebook.com/events/405311697323102/
BOOK LAUNCH for A WALK AROUND THE BLOCK 10/25/2020 4:00 PM ON-LINE ON-LINE ON-LINE MN https://www.facebook.com/events/405311697323102/
Spike's working on: A WALK AROUND THE BLOCK (HarperOne). Fall 2020, Back SOON!!!! 4/1/2020 12:00 PM TBA Main Street OO MN https://harperone.com
Little Falls Library — the wonders of wood and building kids' furniture 6/6/2019 5:00 PM Little Falls Library 108 NE 3rd St Little Falls MN https://griver.org/locations/little-falls
Building Unique and Useful Kids' Furniture with CHAPTER 2 BOOKS of Hudson 5/30/2019 7:00 PM River Falls Library 140 Union St. River Falls MN https://www.riverfallspubliclibrary.org
KARE 11 interview—a chat with Pat Evans about BUILDING KIDS' FURNITURE! 12/14/2018 4:00 PM KARE 11—Channel 811 your TV your TV MN https://www.kare11.com/article/news/how-to-build-useful-and-unique-kids-furniture/89-620079943
Cannon Falls Library — Building Unique & Useful Kids' Furniture talk and demo 12/6/2018 6:00 PM Cannon Falls Library 306 West Mill St. Cannon Falls MN cannonfalls.lib.mn.us
Book launch for Building Unique and Useful Kids' Furniture 12/4/2018 6:30 PM Stillwater Public Library, Margaret Rivers Room 224 Third St. N. Stillwater MN