10:00 AM10:00

WVSG Storyswap

STORYSWAPS: Come to as many as possible! Share tales, get feedback and grow!
July 13:  Gladesville (near Morgantown). Home of John/Jo Ann Dadisman
The day begins at 10:00 am. Lunch follows with more storytelling in the afternoon.

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2:00 PM14:00

Jane Gilchrist Memorial Concert

Sept. 7, 2:00pm. Jane Gilchrist Memorial Concert. Folklife Center in Fairmont. Guild-hosted reception at 3:30. Tellers: Mikalena Zuckett, Judi Tarowsky, Katie Ross, June Riffle, Stas’ Ziolkowski, Susanna Holstein, Sue Atkinson, and Bill Hairston. Telling will end at 3:30, followed by reception. 

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2:00 PM14:00

Garrett County Celtic Festival

Garrett County Celtic Festival (gccelticfestival.com, Friendsville, MD. 2:00 and 3:00pm, respectively. Judith Clister and Stories by the Score (Katie and Otto Ross). This is the first time our WVSG members have been invited to tell at a prestigious cultural festival. Come support them!

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10:00 AM10:00

WVSG Annual Meeting

On April 27, the WVSG will hold our Annual Meeting in Fairmont, WV at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. The schedule follows:
9:45 am
10:00 - 11:00 am
We will offer a FREE workshop on connecting with schools and students to help students become storytellers and schools to understand the benefit of bringing storytellers into the classrooms.
11:15 am - 12:00pm
We will hear from teachers who are practicing their craft in their schools and learning more about the Guild's resources online.
12:00 - 1:15
1:15 - 3:15
We will have two glorious hours for a Storyswap in the concert hall (public invited free of charge). Bring a story and try it out! 

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9:00 AM09:00

By the Heart from the Heart: Biblical Storytelling for the 21st Century.

By the Heart from the Heart: Biblical Storytelling for the 21st Century. Hosted by Shepherd’s Spring, Outdoor Ministry Center, 16869 Taylor’s Landing Rd., Sharpsburg, MD 21782. 9:00-3:00. Presenter: Rev. Robert Alley, Church of the Brethren minister. $50 registration  includes lunch. Information: Judith Clister: jclister@frontiernet.net or 304-223-8193.

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