|Aug 31st, 2014 (Sun) -- Sep 1st, 2014 (Mon)
||Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Words to live by and music to love! It's all here Labor Day weekend. Two days of music, storytelling, and workshops provided by professional performers from all over the country. Eight stages provide a literal buffet for the senses (not to mention there are food & craft vendors galore)! Between 11:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. each day you can see our Featured Tellers Gwen Hilary & Enoch Williamson, Paddy Lynn, and Andy Talley, as well as the Fox Valley Guild and their guest stars take the stage.
Sunday night is a Horror/Ghost Story session starting at 7:30 p.m. Laughs and light frights early on for the kids, darker humor and definite horror to finish the evening.
Kick off your Fall with our Festival!
11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. each day
Donations: $15/Adults, $10/Teens & Seniors, Under 12 is Free
Rte. 38 & the Fox River
||ISI Open Mic
Enthusiastic tellers and eager listeners: Join Illinois Storytelling, Inc and Dominican University for OPEN MIC NIGHT. Share that story you love to tell. Debut a story you've been working on to see if it’s ready for prime time. Try out a story in progress to see how it’s working. Or just plan to come and listen. Open Mic Nights are casual and fun with both seasoned and new tellers bringing a variety of extraordinary tales from personal to traditional to historical. Please limit stories – or portions of stories – to eight minutes.
Oct. 4, Nov. 1, Dec. 13 – 2014 and Feb. 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 13 - 2015
Doors open 7:30 PM. Mic turned on at 8:00 PM.
Admission free – We’ll pass the hat to support this and other ISI events.
Lewis Lounge in Lewis Hall at Dominican University
7900 West Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305
Park in the parking pavilion at the north end of campus. Take elevator to ground floor. Enter back door of Lewis Hall directly across from east exit. Lewis Lounge is the first room on the right, first floor.
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||Storytelling in the Snug with Margaret Burk, Janice Del Negro and Megan Wells
highways, crossroads and thoroughfares from one place to another.
Hitch a ride with Margaret Burk, Janice Del Negro and Megan Wells as they put their story metal to the performance pedal with personal narrative, folktale and myth. All new construction: smooth pavement - great views!
There will be NO COVER CHARGE for this wonderful event, but we will "pass the hat" for these great tellers that evening.
**PLEASE NOTE** Seating in the Snug is very limited. Come early to reserve your seats, have a meal in our dining room, and then retire with your drinks to the coziness of the Snug for storytelling!!
Reservations for dinner and storytelling or for storytelling alone are strongly recommended.
The Celtic Knot Public House
626 Church Street
Evanston IL 60201