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About the Festival

Join us at the Durham Arts Council on Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. for the Fourth Annual Durham County Storytelling Festival! It will be a day full of laughter, excitement and the rich oral tradition of storytelling. Featured storytellers include Vicky Town, Ken Corsbie, Kali Ferguson, Henry Vogel, Cynthia Moore Brown, Bobbie Pell, E Gale Buck, John Sundell, and ReVonda Crow. There will also be refreshments, crafts, and other fun activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Storytellers

Full Schedule

Saturday, April 1
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street


Main Stage (PSI Theater)
All events appropriate for all ages unless otherwise noted.

9:55-10:00 ~ Welcome in PSI Theater
10:00-10:25 ~ Henry Vogel
10:30-10:55~ Cynthia Moore Brown
11:00-11:25 ~ Ken Corsbie
11:30-11:55 ~ Vicky Town
12:00-12:25 ~ Jon Sundell (Bilingual)
12:30-12:55~ E Gale Buck
12:55-1:00 ~ Closing in PSI Theater


Children's Stage (Duke Power Rehearsal Hall)

10:30-10:55~ ReVonda Crow
11:00-11:25 ~ Bobbie Pell
11:30-11:55 ~ Kali Ferguson (Bilingual)


Children's Craft Area (Duke Power Rehearsal Hall)

12:00 - 1:00 ~ DIY Tote Bags, Color Your Own Disguise Masks, Decorate your own Slap Bracelet, Tattoos, and more!

Directions

Durham Arts Council, Inc.
120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701
919-560-2787

Parking
Your best bet for parking is across the street from the Durham Arts Council in the parking deck on the corner of Morris and Morgan Streets called Durham Centre Parking Garage Civic/Arts Center Parking. There are entrances on both Morgan and Morris Streets. Parking is free on the weekends.

From Chapel Hill:
The 15-501 way...
Take 15-501 North to I-85 North. Exit on Gregson Street going South (to the right). Go down Gregson for about 12 blocks and turn left onto Main Street. Go down Main Street to the third light and turn left. This is Morris Street. The Durham Arts Council is immediately on your right.

The 751 way...
Take 751 (Hope Valley Road) north to University Drive. Turn right onto University. After approximately two miles, just past the Lowes grocery store on the right, University splits into Duke Street and Lakewood Avenue. Turn left onto Duke Street. Take Duke Street to Main Street and turn right onto Main. At the second light, turn left. This is Morris Street. The Durham Arts Council is immediately on your right.

From Raleigh:
The I-40 way...
Take I-40 West to 147 North, the Durham Freeway. After approximately 5 miles, take the Duke Street exit (one way, North). Go three blocks to Main Street and turn right. Go down Main Street to the second light and turn left. This is Morris Street. The Durham Arts Council is immediately on your right.

The 70 way...
Take Highway 70 West to I-85 and take the Gregson Street exit going south. Go about 12 blocks on Gregson to Main Street. Turn left on Main Street. Go to the third light and turn left. This is Morris Street. The Durham Arts Council is immediately on your right.

From Points West:
Take I-85 North to the Gregson Street exit. Travel south for about 12 blocks until you get to Main Street. Turn left onto Main Street. Go to the third light and turn left onto Morris Street. The DAC is immediately on your right.

From Points East:
Take I-85 South to the Gregson Street exit. Take Gregson Street south and go for about 12 blocks until you get to Main Street. Turn left on Main Street and go the third light. This is Morris Street. Turn left and the DAC is immediately on your right.

For More Information

If you have any questions about the Storytelling Festival, please contact us.

300 N. Roxboro St., Durham, NC 27701

919-560-0100

librarywebmaster@dconc.gov