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30th annual NWI Storytelling Fest this weekend at State Park

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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

•7-8 p.m.--Stories 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.

•1-3:30 p.m.--Storytellersí Favorites: Come to the Nature Center to hear the stories that each storyteller loves to tell over and over.

•2:30-3:30 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 Auditorium.

•5:30-8:00 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.



Posted 10/16/2019




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