- Cape man gets 8 years for robbery, his first offense (12/7/16)9
- 3 students in custody for violent threat; no details released (12/9/16)15
- Abuse suspect tries to take cop's gun; officer zaps him with Taser and punches his face (12/7/16)3
- Group seeks to create a neighborhood park on Cape Girardeau's south side (12/7/16)14
- Man sentenced to 103 years for murder of Cape woman (12/6/16)4
- Cape may allow residents to keep chickens; residents at meeting push for measure (12/6/16)34
- Poplar Bluff man accused of enticement, child porn in Scott County sting operation (12/4/16)
- Burglary suspect apprehended inside Jackson garage (12/4/16)
- Company to start recruiting businesses to Jackson, Cape (12/9/16)15
- 13 venues, 60 sponsors participating in Happy Slapowitz's Toy Bash on Thursday (12/7/16)2
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.