Festival Concerts

Friday Concerts

Steve Kardaleff entertains a storytelling audience.

Three Ladies & a Gent

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Three ladies Liz Parker, Paulette Geeslin and Bonnie Smith will be joined by gent Connie Fisher in this lively hour of storytelling from seasoned tellers.

Territory Tellers Olio

6:45-7:45 p.m.

Tony Hardman, Steve Kardaleff & Fran Stallings, longtime accomplished TT tellers, will present the first hour of the evening’s entertainment on Friday with a selection of stories.

Barbara McBride Smith: Evening Concert

8:00-9:00 p.m.

Featured festival teller Barbara McBride Smith will entertain the audience with a selection of stories in this engaging hour.

Ghost Stories

9:30-10:45 p.m., La Quinta Inn

Kathryn Thurman (host), Lynn Baker, Tim Couch, Rosie Cutrer and Stacey Frazier will wrap up the evening on a scary note with a selection of ghost stories sure to chill your bones!

Saturday Concerts

Rosie Cutrer tells a story at a past festival.

Children’s Stories: Valerie Kimble & Rosemary Czarski

10:30-11:00 a.m.

Longtime TT tellers Valerie Kimble and Rosemary Czarski will tell stories for children and for the child in all of us.


11:00 a.m.-Noon

Molly Lemons, Barbara Jones and Marilyn Hudson, a trio of storytellers who have worked together for years, will tell stories in several traditions at his noonday concert.

Biggest Whopper Contest

6:45-7:45 p.m.

This will be the festival’s first time hosting a Biggest Whopper Contest, and a variety of tellers will vie for the championship–don’t miss it!

Barbara McBride Smith: Evening Concert

8:00-9:00 p.m.

Barbara McBride Smith, the featured festival teller, will wrap up the evening with another hour of stories sure to entertain.

Sunday Concert

Cynthia Calloway tells a story at a TT Winter Retreat.

 Sacred Stories

10:15-10:45 a.m.

Cynthia Calloway will facilitate this storytelling session that follows her workshop on Sunday morning, where 3-4 tellers will be invited to tell a story from their sacred tradition.


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