This page gives an overview of the Festival. Click on the links to learn more about the tellers, workshop leaders and events. All events take place at Guthrie Junior High School, unless otherwise noted.
Thursday –June 9
Check-In begins at LaQuinta Inn
Pre-Registration for Festival at LaQuinta Inn
Sharing Stories/Impromptu Gathering
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
OK, So Storyslam with Ryan Howell at Blue Belle Saloon, 224 W. Harrison
–Bring your 5 minute true story and compete for the win! Theme for the evening will be “Looking Back”.
Friday – June 10
Registration for Barbara McBride Smith Workshop and Festival at LaQuinta Inn
Trolley Tour of Guthrie: Pickup and return at Guthrie Jr. High
Barbara McBride Smith – Storytelling Workshop at LaQuinta Inn
Registration begins for Festival at Guthrie Jr. High
Silent Auction opens
Story Circles with Lynn Baker
It Started in Guthrie — Jaye McLaughlin & Fred Peters
11:45 – 1:00 p.m.
Welcome – Cynthia Calloway, TT President
Competitive Storytelling Workshop — Ryan Howell
2:45– 3:45 p.m.
Story Matinee : Liz Parker, Coordinator; Paulette Geeslin, Connie Fisher and Bonnie Smith.
3:45 – 4:15 p.m.
Open Mic: Come and tell a story!
6:15 -6:45 p.m.
Hootenanny: with Adam & Kizzie, musical duo, and Cynthia Calloway, MC
6:45– 7:45 p.m.
Territory Tellers Olio – Steve Kardaleff, Fran Stallings and Tony Hardman
7:45 -8:00 p.m.
Adam & Kizzie
9:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Ghost Stories – Kathryn Thurman, Coordinator; Lynn Baker, Tim Couch, Stacey Frazier and Rosie Cutrer (LaQuinta Inn)
Saturday – June 11
Registration begins at Guthrie Jr. High
Silent Auction opens
Ghost Walk – Conducted by Stacey Frazier (Meet at Jr. High at 8:30.)
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Table Top Telling: Exchanging story ideas & Impromptu Storytelling
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Children’s Hour – David Titus, with Valerie Kimble and Rosemary Czarski
11:15 – 12:15
Mini-Concert: Molly Lemons, Coordinator; Barbara Jones and Marilyn Hudson
Lunch from the Golden Chick: You can purchase this meal at the festival, if you like.
Professional Workshop– Barbara McBride Smith
3:00– 3:30 p.m.
Ethnic Storytelling Workshop – Cynthia Calloway & Eldrena Douma
3:30- -4:00 p.m.
Open Mic with Cynthia Calloway
Silent Auction closes – Pick up purchases
–Please plan to attend and purchase the buffet meal, but if you only want to attend the meeting, it begins at 5:00 p.m.
6:15 – 6:45 p.m.
Musical Entertainment: G3 featuring Don Cole, Bob Kaiser, Randy Reed and Gary Rutz.
6:45 -7:45 p.m.
Biggest Whopper Contest
Musical Entertainment: G3 featuring Don Cole, Bob Kaiser, Randy Reed and Gary Rutz
Announcement of Biggest Whopper Contest Winner – Cash Prizes Awarded – $100, $50, $25
9:15 – 10:15 p.m.
Closing Reception – Ice Cream Social
Sunday – June 12
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Sacred Telling Workshop & Concert — Cynthia Calloway & Barbara McBride-Smith
This schedule is tentative and subject to change.