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Storytelling Festival by the Sea

9/13/2013 - 9/14/2013
409 Trinity
Town Hall
Trinidad, CA

The Festival begins with music and stories on Friday night and continues all day Saturday  and into the evening closing with our Festival Finale. You and your family are welcome to come to part of the Festival or attend the whole magical event.

The Festival also includes musical interludes and offers an open mic/story swap for beginning and experienced tellers. Lunch and dinner options are available. 

Friday begining 7:00pm:  The Festival features storyteller Willy Claflin who has performed across the U.S. as a master storyteller. Seabury Gould performs music at various times during the festival. At 9:15 p.m. is the popular "Mostly Ghostly Tales" in which Carpathian, some of the North Coast Storytellers & Mr. Claflin tell a variety of ghost stories. The North Coast Storytellers are Ali Freedlund, Seabury Gould, Ross Mackinney, Anita Punla, Mary Lawrence and Amy Fontaine

Saturday beginning 11:00am: Willy Claflin gives a storytelling workshop at 11a.m. The North Coast Storytellers (Ali Freedlund, Seabury Gould, Ross Mackinney, Anita Punla, Mary Lawrence, Amy Fontaine & Charlene Storr) spin tales of enchantment & tell a wonderful variety of folktales & other stories. Local American Indian storyteller Ernie Albers performs at the "California Indian Stage" at 6:45p.m. Musician/storyteller Seabury Gould plays music & tells stories at various times throughout the festival. Local Native American Liz Lara-O'Rourke sings the festival's opening & closing songs. Teri's Custom catering offers delicious dinner options.

at Patrick's Point State Park traditionally has great weather for camping. 
B&B's & Motels:  follow this link and choose Trinidad area.

The Festival is produced by the North Coast Storytellers Guild, a program of the Ink People Center for the Arts. Registration materials are available at local Chamber of Commerce offices and public libraries. For more information, call 707-822-4477 or visit Don’t miss this once a year multicultural storytelling celebration.