- Sikeston singer moves on with 'The Voice' (10/16/17)
- Past Rowdy the Redhawk mascot's identity revealed (10/15/17)
- College algebra to be removed from Southeast required curriculum (10/10/17)1
- Cancer will 'change your life, but it doesn't have to rule it' (10/8/17)
- Police chief, council: Cape Girardeau faces growing gun violence (10/17/17)4
- Developer asks court to OK tax district board for improvements near Hobby Lobby (10/17/17)4
- Bills addressing equal child custody to be filed, legislators say (10/13/17)
- Cape Christian School burglarized (10/18/17)
- The last person to be laid to rest at Old Lorimier Cemetery: Mary Russell Fox (10/17/17)2
- Load shift kills Jackson trucker (10/17/17)
Storytelling Festival Around the Corner
CAPE GIRARDEAU,MO. On April 3rd-5th, the second annual "Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival: Where the River Turns a Thousand Tales," will take place on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River.
This multi-generational, family-friendly event features the talents of Bil Lepp, Andy Offutt Irwin, Bobby Norfolk and Barbara McBride Smith, four of the nation's best storytellers. Along with the national tellers, festival attendees will also have the opportunity to hear from four regional tellers, including Kim Weitkamp, Rosie Cutrer, Joyce Slater and Sue Hinkel.
Additionally, a Master's class is being offered on Friday, April 3rd, which features teachings of national tellers Bil Lepp, Andy Offutt Irwin and Bobby Norfolk. Seats are filling up, and pre-registration is a must for this opportunity.
With the event less than three weeks away, festival passes are available for a flat fee of 30 dollars for the entire three-day event. For those unable to attend all three days, one day passes are also available for 15 dollars. Pre-registration is encouraged, so please contact the Convention & Visitors Bureau today to reserve your passes.
For more information about the event or optional package deals, visit www.capestorytelling.com or call toll free, 800-777-0068.