The 30th annual
Northwest Indiana Storytelling Festival Weekend will be held Friday and
Saturday, Oct. 18-19 at Indiana Dunes State Park.
Friday, Oct. 18
and Sing-Alongs: Join folk musician Luke Nover along with Northwest Indiana
Storytellers as they present fun songs and stories this evening at the
campground shelter next to site No. 113. Cider and cookies will be provided
by the Friends of the Indiana Dunes. Parking provided at the Nature Center
or the Campground Gate.
Saturday, Oct. 19
•10:30 a.m. to 12
p.m.--Stories for Children: The Nature Center Auditorium will come alive
with a variety of stories told with puppets and props to enthrall children
of all ages.
p.m.--Storytellersí Favorites: Come to the Nature Center to hear the stories
that each storyteller loves to tell over and over.
p.m.--Stories from Around the World and Open Mic: Stories will be shared
from around the world. Then the floor will be open to anyone wanting to
share their favorite story, poem, or song. Join in at the Nature Center
p.m.--Ghost Stories: A night of fright awaits in this open-air concert at
the Wilson Shelter for the 30th year in a row.
Bring a blanket and
a friend to hold on to as this program will feature a collection of spooky
tales. Two special story sessions will take place. Children age 7 and under
are encouraged to listen to the 5:30-6:30 p.m. stories. Stories for youth
ages 8 and up will be from 7-8 p.m. Apple cider and snacks available,
courtesy of the Friends of Indiana Dunes. This program is free, but
donations are accepted.