Corn Island Storytelling Festival
Due to the likelihood of rain, the event is being moved to the Red Barn Theater on the U of L campus
UofL, Fifth Third Bank and the International Order of E.A.R.S. present
The Corn Island Storytelling Festival
Natural Sciences Building Lawn
215 Eastern Parkway , Louisville, Kentucky 40208
Storytelling will begin at 7 p.m., with a mix of family-friendly stories and spooky tales.
Storytellers (in order) include:
- Sarah Elizabeth Burkey
Singer-songwriter, recording artist, actress, and author focusing on Native American heritage
- Anne MacFie
A New Mexico native and one of Kentucky's acclaimed musicians, writers and storytellers
- Cynthia Changaris
A storyteller for more than 30 years, who uses songs, rhythms and finger-plays to connect with children
- Roberta Simpson Brown - "The Queen of Cold-Blooded Tales,"
a paranormal investigator and author of more than a dozen books and tapes of ghost stories
A fall festival for children will run 6-7 p.m. The Student Activities Board will host arts and craft activities as well as a hay bale maze. The UofL Repertory Company will also present the short play "Ms. Peabody's Apples", an adaptation of Madonna's book "Mr. Peabody's Apples." Children are encouraged to come in Halloween costumes. Those dressed up will be entered to win a prize.
Parking is available in the lot next to Grawemeyer Hall. overflow parking will be available behind Ernst Hall on Eastern Parkway.
Additional sponsors include the Student Activities Board, College of Arts and Sciences, Vice Provost for Diversity and International Affairs and Kentucky Homefront.