Special Events

Separate Ticket Required

Stories to Take Us Home with Donald Davis

October 2 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm

$20
Hear stories to remind us of people we’ve known, places we’ve been, and the messes we’ve gotten ourselves into.This evening concert is a special event held in the Library Tent...
Megan Wells
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Workshop – Storytelling for Caregivers with Megan Wells

October 3 @ 9:30 am12:30 pm

$95
Caring for our loved ones through health challenges can be illuminating and exhausting. Stories can help. This workshop taps into their medicinal power to guide participants in drawing out stories...
Lyn Ford
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Workshop – Laughter, Breath, Joy with Lyn Ford

October 3 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

$65
Before there were words, our universal language was laughter. Sharing a laugh creates and strengthens human connections. Laughing alone energizes and relaxes the body and mind. With gentle breathing exercises,...
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Workshop – Mapping Memories: Family Stories and Living Histories with Kim Weitkamp

October 3 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

$95
Research has shown that gathering and knowing family stories helps build happy, resilient families. In this general interest workshop, you’ll learn simple ways to gather and share the stories of...
Josh Goforth
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Workshop – Being Yourself on Stage with Josh Goforth

October 3 @ 1:30 pm4:30 pm

$95
Telling your stories onstage can be daunting. The lights, the audience, the sound system, the expectations, the fear – these can all lead to an uncomfortable situation where it’s hard...
Wendy Evening Concert
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An Evening with Wendy Liebman with opening by Tara Brown

October 3 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm

$20
Join us for a night of hilarity with Wendy Liebman, the woman HBO calls “a master of the one-liner with the subliminal afterthought.” Wendy has performed on Johnny Carson, David...
Ghost Stories
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Ghost Stories

October 4 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm

$10
Janice Del Negro and Megan Wells joined by many other tellers in Mill Spring Park A long-standing Festival tradition, two nights of terror await you in these open-air, ground seating,...
Kevin and Simone
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After Hours with Kevin Kling & Simone Perrin

October 4 @ 9:30 pm

$20
Put the Festival day to bed with this blend of story and song that’s sure to amuse and delight! Festival fan favorite Kevin Kling will partner with “accordionista” Simone Perrin...
Separate Ticket Required

Yarnspinners’ Party

October 5 @ 5:00 pm7:00 pm

$150
Celebrate, meet the National Storytelling Festival’s featured tellers, and enjoy great food and fellowship at the Yarnspinners’ Party on Saturday, October 5th from 5-7 p.m. at the Mary B. Martin...
Ghost Stories
Separate Ticket Required

Ghost Stories

October 5 @ 7:30 pm9:00 pm

$10
Janice Del Negro and Megan Wells joined by many other tellers in Mill Spring Park A long-standing Festival tradition, two nights of terror await you in these open-air, ground seating,...

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