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About the Festival

Join us at the Durham Arts Council on Sunday, April 15 from 2 - 5 p.m. for the 5th Annual Durham County Storytelling Festival! It will be a day full of laughter, excitement, and the rich oral tradition of storytelling, not to mention music, puppets, bilingual stories, and more! Featured storytellers include Vicky Town, Jon Sundell, Lona Bartlett, and Paperhand Puppet Intervention! Storyteller ReVonda Crow will serve as the Emcee for the event. There will also be a Sock Puppet Extravaganza!, Storytelling Workshops, MadLibs, Refreshments, and other fun activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Storytellers

Full Schedule

Sunday, April 15
2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street


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

1:55-2:00 ~ Welcome in PSI Theater ~ Emcee ReVonda Crow
2:00-2:40 ~ Vicky Town, Storyteller Extraordinaire
2:40-3:20 ~ Jon Sundell, Bilingual Storyteller and Folksinger
3:20-4:00 ~ Lona Bartlett, Storyteller and Puppeteer
4:00-4:15 ~ Break/ Raffle Drawing
4:15-4:55 ~ Paperhand Puppet Intervention
4:55-5:00 ~ Closing in PSI Theater


Activity Room (Duke Power Rehearsal Hall)

2-5pm ~ Sock Puppet Extravaganza!, Storytelling Workshops, MadLibs, Refreshments

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.

101 E. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701

919-560-0100

storytellingfest@durhamcountylibrary.org