The 'Italy Invades - Invades America' Tour

Watch for us in your area as we travel from coast-to-coast visiting historical places and making more friends along the way! We’ll have cool giveaways, and share stories and personal accounts of what we've learned while writing our books. Check our blog for past and current tours and below for our next scheduled event.


Upcoming Book Tour Schedule

* = Planned but not confirmed. Check back often as we confirm our destinations, venues and times. Actual route, destinations, venues, and times subject to change.


Azamara Western Pursuit Voyage - More details
Nov 6-20 from Barcelona, Spain to Miami, FL

Festa Italiana at Seattle Center in Seattle, WA
Sept 29-30 from 10:00am-7:00pm

History Flight - Battle of Britain Day in Everett, WA
Sep 15 from 10:00am-5:00pm

Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History in Missoula, MT
Aug 24 at 7:00pm

2017-2018 TOUR DATES...

Magnolia's Bookstore in Seattle, WA
Aug 5 at 2:00pm (introducing America Invaded)

Aunties Bookstore in Spokane, WA
Aug 18 at 1:30pm

Fact & Fiction Books in Missoula, MT
Aug 19 at 10:30am

Rocky Mountain Museum of Military History in Missoula, MT
Aug 19 at 2:30pm

Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, MT
Aug 21 at 2:00pm

Wind City Books in Casper, WY
Aug 22 from 2:00-4:00pm

Watermark Books in Wichita, KS
Aug 25 at 6:00pm

Prospero's Bookstore in Kansas City, MO
Aug 26 at 2:00pm

I Know You Like A Book in Peoria, IL
Aug 27 at 2:00pm

Michigan Military Heroes Museum in Frankenmuth, MI
Aug 29 (tbd)

Library in Poland, OH
Aug 30 (tbd)

Battleship New Jersey in Camden, NJ
Sept 3*

Italian American presentation in Freehold, NJ
Sept 7 at 7:00pm (Lemon Restaurant)
Italian American Cultural Society of NJ

Showmasters Gun Show in Norfolk, VA
Sept 9-10  Sat 9am- 5:00pm & Sun 10:00am-5:00pm

Fort McCoy Public Library in Ft. McCoy, FL
Sept 13*

Belleview Public Library in Belleview, FL
Sept 14 at 3:30pm

Dunellon Public Library in Dunellon, FL
Sept 15 at 2:00pm

Garden District Bookshop in New Orleans, LA
Sept 19 from 6:00-7:30pm

Houston Italian and Community Center in Houston, TX
Sept 20 (tbd)

Battleship Texas in La Porte, TX
Sept 21*

Festa Italiana at Seattle Center in Seattle, WA
Sept 23-24 from 10:00am-7:00pm

Chetco Public Library Brookings, OR
Sept 27 at 6:00pm

Village Books in Bellingham, WA
Sept 28 at 7:30pm (Fairhaven location)

Lynden Pioneer Museum in Lynden, WA
Sept 30 (tbd)

Great Italian Festival in Reno, NV
Oct 7-8 (tbd)

Pacific NW Book Association in Portland, OR
Oct 9-10 (tbd)

Palazzo Tornabuonni in Florence, Italy
Nov 24 (tbd)

Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond Town Center, WA
Jan 5 at 7:00pm

Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum in Everett, WA
Jan 6 from 2:00pm-4:00pm


We’re always happy to promote those military establishments and people whom
we’ve met on our personal historic journey. Help us spread the word.

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We're proud to support military charities such as:

The Fisher House: Fisher House Foundation is best known for a network of comfort homes where families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.

The USO: The United Service Organizations Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides programs, services, and live entertainment to United States troops and their families.

The Wounded Warrior Project: Wounded Warrior Project is a veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, service and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following the events of September 11, 2001.

The National WWII Museum: Formerly known as the National D-Day Museum and ranked as the #1 place to visit in New Orleans by TripAdvisor. The mission of this museum focuses on the remembrance and celebration of the American spirit, teamwork, courage, and sacrifice of the men and women who served during World War II.

More Friends of Italy Invades and America Invades:

IWM Duxford, Cambridge, UK

RAF Museum, Hendon, UK

The Italian American Museum, NY

Battleship Texas, La Porte, TX

USS Pampanito, SF, CA

The American Italian Heritage Museum, NY

Whitehaven Archive, Whitehaven, UK

Gerard Richardson MBE and Whitehaven Festival, Whitehaven, UK!gerard-richardson/c1h5v

Visit Spokane, Spokane, WA

Cambridge American Cemetery, UK

American Battle Monuments Commission

West Point Museum

Musée Airborne, Ste. Mere Eglise, France

Piranha Productions, Seattle, WA

Italian American Cultural Society of NJ

Karim Merie, London

The Daily Buzz

Auntie's Bookstore, Spokane, WA

Wind City Books, Casper, WY

Author Chris Kelly at Lemon Restaurant in NJ

Author Chris Kelly enjoys a moment with new friends after his Italian American presentation on September 7th at the Lemon Restaurant, NJ.


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'TWIA tv'


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