The 5th annual White Mountain Storytelling Festival returns to Waterville Valley this weekend, Sept. 25-27. The festival is open to all with stories for all ages.
The schedule includes ghost stories at the Town Square gazebo on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. At 10 a.m. on Saturday, there is a concert for children and families at the Rey Center (2nd level Town Square). There will be a concert of storytellers at 11:15 a.m. at the Meeting Place in Town Square, followed by a concert for families at 2:30 p.m. at the Meeting Place. At 4 p.m. there will be a concert for families and adults at the Meeting Place.
This year’s featured teller is Carolyn Stearns, who will headline the Saturday evening program at 7:30 p.m. at the Meeting Place. Stearns is the 2014 Oracle Award winner for service and leadership in the northeast. She’s an experienced historical, cultural and educational storyteller and has been enlivening imaginations through the ancient art of storytelling for many years.
The festival offers Sacred Stories on Sunday morning at 9:30 a.m. at the Meeting Place.
Ticket prices start at $5 for a daytime single event. Purchase a full-festival ticket for $25. Full festival adult tickets can be accompanied by up to four children under age 12 for free!