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NWI Storytelling Fest this weekend at the State Park

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Indiana Dunes State Park is holding the Northwest Indiana Storytelling Festival and Ghost Stories on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 19-20.

At 7 p.m. Friday, join folk musician Luke Nover for stories and sing-alongs at the campground shelter, next to Campsite 113. Cider and cookies will be provided by the Friends of the Indiana Dunes.

Then, on Saturday, the following events will be held:

* 10:30 a.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.

* 1 p.m.: Storyteller's Favorites. Come to the Nature Center to hear the stories that each storyteller loves to tell over and over.

* 2:30 p.m.: Stories from Around the World and an Open Mic. Stories will be shared from around the world. Then the floor will be open to any wanting to share their favorite story, poem, or song.

* 5:30 p.m.: Ghost Stories. A night of fright awaits you in this open-air concert at the Wilson Shelter. 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.



Posted 10/18/2018




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