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Taste of Fame

 

Events that you can be a part of!

WQPT PBS is more than a destination on your television.

We are dedicated to providing our audiences a more textured and thorough understanding of our world, our community and the communities around them through the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; convene community dialogue; bring the arts to everyone; and engage audiences to share their stories.

WQPT PBS is highly regarded and trusted by parents, grandparents, care-givers, and teachers for providing educational content which promotes the healthy development of our children. WQPT PBS celebrates diversity, embrace innovation, value lifelong learning and partner with those who share our passion for public service.

 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 27 | 6:30PM CT

Hemingway

Mary V. Dearborn
Discussion and Q&A

Join us for a special online preview screening of Hemingway—A Film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Following the screening, Mary V. Dearborn will discuss the documentary and answer audience questions. Ms. Dearborn is a Hemingway biographer and was featured in the Ken Burns film.

Everyone who attends will be entered to win a variety of prizes, including Mary Dearborn's Hemingway biography, a Google Home, and more.

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Friday, May 21

Taste of Fame with Lidia Bastianich

Taste of Fame with Lidia Bastianich

You are invited to cook LIVE with Lidia Bastianich, award-winning celebrity chef, author, and host of Lidia’s Kitchen in your home kitchen. The virtual culinary journey includes a 30-minute cocktail Q & A moderated by Chef Julia Collin Davison from America’s Test Kitchen.

Particpants may opt to have a Sunbasket meal kit sent to their home prior to the event. Each kit includes everything needed to prepare the meal that Lidia will demonstrate. All participants will receive recipes, access to a private Zoom room to eat with friends or family in other households.

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Imagination Station

Imagination Station

Current plans for Imagination Station are on hold until we know more about the future of the pandemic.

Imagination Station features interactive skill stations with your favorite PBS KIDS characters. Kids are invited to explore awesome learning topics like reading, science, technology and more in a fun, engaging live experience.

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The Auction is at Your House

The Auction is at Your House

WQPT PBS is turning back the clock to present its original fund-raising celebration.

The Auction is at Your House offers two nights of live, suspense-filled, exciting television featuring a wide variety of auction items. In addition, an online auction will take place prior to the live auction.

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