International Storytelling Center

July 2 @ 3:57 am

THAT’S Not on the Test! with Donald Davis

Library Tent 200 E Sabine Dr, Jonesborough, TN

Stories we learn in school that were NOT in the curriculum. Wednesday, Oct 5 · 7:30pm · $20 Library Tent  

$20

Workshop: Creating Personal Stories

116 W. Main Street, Jonesborough, TN

Much like photos and souvenirs, our memories have the power to remind us of times that were happy, sad, funny, or unusual. In this creative and playful session, you will draw up several memories.  Using prompts Jay calls "sparks," participants will retrieve memories to start a story. You'll work with a partner, but don’t worry—no […]

$95

Workshop: Collecting Family Stories

116 W. Main Street, Jonesborough, TN

Description: Family stories and folklore are valuable treasures that connect us to our past, provide a foundation for the present, and offer a guide for the future. In this workshop, you'll find ways to gather and cherish this treasure for both yourself and as a priceless gift to share. How-tos, resources, and expert tips are […]

$95

Workshop: Healing Divides through Storytelling

116 W. Main Street, Jonesborough, TN

Storytelling is a surprisingly flexible tool. It can entertain, inspire, inform, and even heal. Building on the use of storytelling as a healing practice in communities, schools, health care facilities, and religious institutions, Sheila will demonstrate how stories can help us heal divides and create a more inclusive and equitable world. The session will begin […]

$95
Recurring

Wine & Beer Garden

International Storytelling Center 100 West Main St, Jonesborough, TN

Relax Thursday–Saturday afternoons at the Festival’s Wine and Beer Garden in the Mary B. Martin Storytelling Hall plaza. Ages 21 and up.

Ghost Stories

Mill Spring Park 104 Spring Street, Jonesborough, TN

A beloved Festival tradition, two nights of fright await you in these open-air ghost story concerts featuring a different collection of haunting tales each night. Guest tellers and Festival veterans join other featured tellers on the Ghost Story Stage on both Friday and Saturday. Stories at 8 p.m. each night in any kind of weather. […]

$10

Yarnspinners Party

International Storytelling Center 100 West Main St, Jonesborough, TN

 Donate $100 in support of the International Storytelling Center and join the party!

$150

Story Slam

Creekside Tent 100 E Main St, Jonesborough, TN

Deadline Monday, August 1st! Have you got what it takes to be the National Storytelling Festival’s next Best Story Slammer? Anyone’s welcome to apply – all you need is a little bit of courage and a true, five-minute story that suits this year’s theme, HOMECOMING. Applications are in the form of a recorded 2-minute story […]

Ghost Stories

Mill Spring Park 104 Spring Street, Jonesborough, TN

A beloved Festival tradition, two nights of fright await you in these open-air ghost story concerts featuring a different collection of haunting tales each night. Guest tellers and Festival veterans join other featured tellers on the Ghost Story Stage on both Friday and Saturday. Stories at 8 p.m. each night in any kind of weather. […]

$10
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