One day only: Volunteer for TwainFest on August 18, 2018!


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Sat Aug 18, 2018, 10:30 AM - 05:30 PM


Old Town State Historic Park4002 Wallace StSan Diego, CA 92110
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To register, please sign up here:

TwainFest is a FREE celebration of Mark Twain and other writers of the 19th century. TwainFest takes places on Saturday, August 18 in Old Town State Historic Park.

Volunteer as a Venue Manager (all day commitment from 10:30AM-5:30PM with a lunch break) and oversee the performers at different venues, ensuring performances stay on time and venues have needed supplies.

Volunteer as a Venue Assistant Manager and encourage park guests to attend performances. Guests will hear works by Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Edgar Allan Poe and others, read aloud by San Diego actors.

Volunteer as a Literary Arcade Facilitator where children and adults of all ages can play games such as Fish for Words, Chortle This, Telegraph Crunch, and the Wheel of Fiction.

Volunteer as a Costumed Program Distributor and pass out TwainFest programs to guests throughout the park, all while in "character" and wearing a period-appropriate costume!

Volunteers needed from 10:30AM-2:30PM OR 2:00PM-5:30PM

To register, please sign up here:

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask! Hope to see you soon!

Christa Lynn Sherman

Volunteer Coordinator



  • History
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Acting
  • Reading / Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Theater Arts

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hour shift plus 1 hour orientation

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