The Athens Storytelling Festival is proud to present this outstanding lineup of storytellers for our 7th annual event. Click here to download a printable schedule or scroll down to view the lineup.

TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 22, 2013
Local Tellers Competition
5 Adult, $2.50 Child (Pre-Registration AND Gate Price)

We're pleased to kick off the festival with our first Local Tellers Competition. You're sure to get a kick out of hearing about the shenanigans your friends and neighbors have gotten into over the years. The winner of this juried competition will join the professional tellers at our Thursday Night Olio.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23-24, 2013
School Days

Did you know the Athens Storytelling Festival offers special storytelling sessions for our community's students? Scheduled during school hours the Wednesday and Thursday before the festival, these performances by our professional storytellers are open to all Tennessee Valley area schools and homeschoolers for students in grades 3–12. Reservations are required. This is an event funded by our legislators for students only, in grades 3–12.

Contact Nanci Spears, Storytelling Festival Schools Coordinator, at info@athensstorytellingfestival.com for information or to make reservations.

THURSDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 2013
Storytelling Olio
$10 Adult, $7 Child (Pre-Registration Price) $15 Adult, $10 Child (Gate Price)

Join us Thursday night, October 24th, for a good old fashioned Storytelling Olio,where our storytellers will wet your appetite in an event you won't want to miss!

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25-26, 2013

Friday, October 25, 2013:

1ST SESSION

  • 9 AM - 4 PM

2ND SESSION

  • 6 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, October 26, 2013:

1ST SESSION

  • 9 AM - 12:30 PM

2ND SESSION

  • 2:30 PM - 9 PM

Pre-purchase your tickets here.