Nearly a full day of fascinating stories and story tellers are coming to Crossville's historic Palace Theatre Saturday November 5th and admission is free! Complete schedule shown below.
Come see the two very special guest storytellers along with members of the Cumberland Mountain Storytelling Guild and a special selection of youth storytellers too.
Highly recognized and awarded storyteller Elizabeth Ellis will be telling in the afternoon and the evening. Elizabeth is a recipient of both the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Circle of Excellence Award from the National Storytelling Network. She is a frequent favorite at the National Storytelling Festival and the Teller-In-Residence Program of the International Storytelling Center.
Leonard Anderson is another headlining storyteller. Leonard Anderson from Jamestown grew up next to the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area. He is well-known artist who tells his stories about many of the local residents through his music. Leonard has been featured on the WBIR-TV: "Heartland Series" and at "Jammin at Hippie Jacks" in Crawford, TN.
Other tellers and members of the Cumberland Mtn. Storytellers Guild appearing include The EduTellers, Tim Mangan, Ann Looney Cook, Sandy Lewis, Peggy Woods, Teresa Crowley, Jim Everitt and MC Jim Young.
The festival schedule