SCHEDULE (update)



{9am-10am} Welcome/Check-In at The Firecracker Press/Central Print.

{10am-4pm} Workshops (sign up for Wayzgoose and choose one)

– Wood Carving with Briana Kagy of The Firecracker Press – at The Firecracker Press

– Papermaking with Megan Singleton – at the AlphaBetaClub

– Special Effects (Foil, Thermography, Die Cutting, Embossing) with Dick Niehaus – at Central Print

{4pm-9pm} Hospitality/Check-In at The Firecracker Press/Central Print.

{7pm} Ceremonial “throwing of the first pitch of Wayzgoose” with Tony Caradonna, Manger of the St. Louis Typos Union Printers baseball team, the oldest continually operating team in St. Louis (founded 1908) – in the lot behind Central Print.


FRIDAY June 24

{9am-12pm} Tour of the Firecracker Press and bring your kids for a special bookmaking workshop with Esther K. Smith. Esther is a visiting artist from New York City who is also an author, bookmaker, and runs the letterpress shop, Purgatory Pie Press. Bring your kids for a very special FREE bookmaking workshop. Cherokee Street location – 2838 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO  63118

{10am-11am} Tour of the Public Library Specimen Collection, Rare Books and Special Collections
Saint Louis Public Library, Central Library (Downtown)
1301 Olive St., St. Louis, MO  63103

{11am-12:15} Guided Tour of the Missouri History Museum, Library and Research Center
225 S. Skinker Blvd., St. Louis, MO  63105

{12noon-1pm} Lunch on your own.

Additional Point of Interest:  
{12noon-5pm} Washington University Olin Library Rare Books, view specimens from the collection
Washington University, Olin Library
One Brookings Dr., St. Louis, MO 63130

{1pm-5pm} University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL), Gallery 210 will be open for Wayzgoose attendees to view their exhibition, Cast and Recast: St. Louis Type Past and Present.
44 East Drive, St. Louis, MO  63121

{1pm-5pm} Self-Guided Tours (Basements, Garages, Studios). See some of the best collections of type and presses from collectors, printers, and enthusiasts.

{6pm-9pm} Print Lingo at Central Print – like Bingo but so much better. Gather around for a competitive night of Lingo and “show-and-tell trivia” from the best cultural institutions St. Louis has to offer. Brush up on your historically-accurate-tall-tales. Snacks and drinks provided!

{8pm-11pm} Hospitality at The Holiday Inn – Forest Park.



{9am-12noon} Swap Meet at The Holiday Inn – Forest Park (8am set-up for vendors). Find type gems, reference books and print ephemera, presses, tools, and more!

{12noon-2pm} Lunch on your own.

{2pm-4pm} Auction at The Holiday Inn – Forest Park. If it didn’t sell at the swap it might show up, at bargain prices, during the Wayzgoose Auction. Stick around for great deals!

{6pm-9pm} Banquet at the Schlafly Tap Room ($35 + cash bar).

Guest Speakers:

Tony Caradonna, Manager of the St. Louis Typos Union Printers baseball team. Topic: printing and baseball in St. Louis – why it was a big deal.

Nathan Lilley, of Swift Printing (once housed in the building that now holds the Schlafly Tap Room). Topic: the history of Swift Printing – its impact on the industry.

{8pm-11pm} Hospitality at The Holiday Inn – Forest Park.


SUNDAY June 26

{9am-11noon} Roundtable discussion (juice, coffee, donuts provided)- Print exchange – Parting words.

{11pm-4pm} Grab a table at the Print Market and sell your printed wares! Join us under the circus tent behind The Firecracker Press/Central Print an make a little dough for your trip home. To sign up click and scroll to PRINT MARKET REGISTRATION.