Festival of Storytelling for the whole family will take place on April 20, 2013, from 12-7pm at Governor John Sevier’s Marble Springs State Historic Site. This event is sponsored by the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association and the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association. Professional storytellers will perform live all day, with humor, traditional, historic, Appalachian tales, & tall tales. Food and drink will be available. Guests should bring chairs and/or blankets to sit on.
Youth Storytelling Showcase will take place from 12-2pm, featuring Rebecca & Sarah Bird, National Youth Storytelling Showcase Torchbearers, and students from local schools.
At 3pm, our special guest, Jack Neely, author of Knoxville’s “Secret History,” will share stories.
Fee: $5 per adult, $3 student (age 7-18), under six free. Parking is free.