White Mountain Storytelling Festival
Friday to Sunday, September 23-25, 2016
Route 49, Village Road
Waterville Valley, NH
Produced by New Hampshire Storytelling Alliance
See below for schedule. Costs are:
- Saturday, daytime single event: $5 adult / $2 under 12
- Saturday, daytime only: $15 adult
- Saturday, evening concert: $10 all ages
- Full festival: $25 non-NHSA member / $20 NHSA member
Full Festival Adult tickets can be accompanied by up to 4 children under 12 free!
Featured Teller - Sharon Kennedy
Sharon Kennedy of Medford, Massachusetts lives a life of storytelling.
A professional storyteller for 30 years, she’s told stories and taught storytelling throughout the United States.
Sharon has produced five CDs that have won awards and accolades from Parents' Choice and Publishers Weekly, told stories on National Public Radio and on ABC-TV's "Good Morning America" and was featured in a Yankee Magazine article entitled "60 People Who Make New England New England."
She has a dozen one-hour one-woman shows, from that of a Lowell mill girl to the wife of James Joyce.
Irish and Latino stories from Lawrence, Massachusetts are featured in her performance “Emilia and Mrs. Finn."
Stories from one of the oldest African-American communities in Massachusetts are in her book Voices of West Medford.
Family stories and folktales from Haitian immigrants in Medford and three nearby towns can be found on medfordhaitian.com.
On a recent month-long trip to Ghana and Burkina Faso, Sharon collected stories now featured in "Folktales from West Africa." Primarily for children, the program includes photos and maps and ends with the whole audience dancing to Ghanaian music.
Her website is sharonkennedy.com
September 23, 2016
September 24, 2016
Festival activities begin at 10:00 AM and end at 9:00 PM
New Hampshire Talkers - The Meeting Place
12:00 noon - 2:00 PM
September 25, 2016
Tickets Available Online Soon for the WMSF Raffle
Tickets are $2 each or 5 for $3.
Three great items this year:
Tickets can be purchased at the festival or online in advance.
Sponsors of This Year's Festival
Waterville Valley Town Square Merchants
Register Online for the White Mountain Storytelling Festival
Register online to reserve your spot for the White Mountain Storytelling Festival and to purchase tickets for the event.
For more information, contact Lauretta Phillips at firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: (603) 735-5965