May 4, 2017

May 2017



* MI Story +

Storytelling Event Calendar

www.MichiganStorytelling.org
Free Since 2001

Yvonne Healy, Editor • Judy Sima, Distribution Editor
All events are located in Michigan unless otherwise noted.

Submission: Judy@JudySima.com  by the 15th of the month.
 

MAY 2017
HIGHLIGHTS


MAY
May 2, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
Monthly Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “First Impression” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

May 2, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. Contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://www.NorthOaklandCountyStorytellers.org>

May 2, Jackson 9:00 a.m., 9:45 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
30th annual Jackson Storyfest begins with stories for preschoolers with Mother Goose (aka Trudy Bulkley) Carnegie Library, 244 W. Michigan Ave, open to the public. Reserve a spot by calling 517.788.4087, Extension 1331.

May 4, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Karma.”

May 4 & 6 Jackson 
30th anniversary of the Jackson Storytfest. 25 local, regional and national story tellers  are presenting 101 performances for 47 different schools and 2 public venues (Senior Silver Tales program and Friday Evening Concert at the Michigan Theatre). This year’s tellers are:  Christopher Agostino,  Jean Bolley, Trudy (Mother Goose)  Bulkley, Karen Czarnik, Tonya  Dallas, Eileen DeLorenzo, Michael Deren, Jeff Doyle,  Gemini, Yvonne Healy, Patricia (Tricia) Kjolhede, Judy Gail Krasnow, Adam Mellema, Robin Nott, Genot Picor, Laura Pershin Raynor, Cate Robarts-Snyder, Barbara Schutzgruber, Judy Sima, Corinne Stavish, The Storytellers (Bob and Audrey Allison), Dick Strader, Jenifer Strauss, Ivory Williams and La’Ron Williams.

May 4, Jackson 10:00 a.m.
30th annual Jackson Storyfest presents: Silver Tales for the Young at Heart (stories for seniors) featuring Jenifer Strauss:  Ella Sharp Museum Community Room, 3225 Fourth Street, Jackson.

May 4, Marion 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join Alaska Storyteller, Pete Griffin for an evening of his personal Forest Service and growing up stories at the Marion Public Library.  Free to the public.  Contact Pete (tongasstrails@gmail.com) or the Marion Library for more information.

May 5, Jackson 7:30 p.m.
30th annual Jackson Storyfest Evening Concert featuring Christopher Agostino’s StoryFacesTM  Tales of Transformation and Wonder with special guest, Corinne Stavish. Michigan Theatre, 124 N. Mechanic Street. Free and open to the public.

May 6, Jackson 10:00 a.m.–noon
30th annual Jackson Storyfest presents a workshop with Christopher Agostino. Carnegie Library, 244 W. Michigan Ave. Workshop is free to the public To reserve a spot, contact:  517.788.4099, Extension 1303. Visual Storytelling — expand your performance with art, images and objects.  Explore new techniques to enhance your telling with visual arts, objects, movement and other theatrical elements, for both artistic and commercial benefits. Session includes a performance in my StoryFaces style and a “movement theatre” story; plus physical theatre games; examples of performers combining art and story; and a creative visual exercise to expand a story you already tell — framing an in-depth discussion on the use of props, puppets, costuming, photographs, etc. in storytelling. You are invited to bring in a short story (or section of a longer one) along with any related images or objects we can work with, such as photographs, illustrations, toys, dolls, puppets, fabrics, masks, etc. Bring any preferred drawing materials (some will be provided as well).

May 6, Cadillac 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 
Join Alaska Storyteller, Pete Griffin for an afternoon of his personal Forest Service and growing up stories at the Cadillac Wexford Public Library, 411 South Lake Street, Free to the public.  Contact Vickie Essenmacher (231-510-9047) for more information.

May 7, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Pick Some Flowers with Goose.Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free.  734-769-3115

May 10, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

May 11, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
“Story Night”: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.
Listen to old and new tales during an evening of stories for grownups. Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members present from 7:00-8:00 pm.  If you have a 5- minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main. Free but donations accepted.

May 13, Brighton 7:00 p.m.
“Full Disclosure” offers Michigan musicians and storytellers at the first ever storytelling performance at the Brighton Performing Arts Center. 35 Brighton Road, at Brighton High School, lots of free parking. Featuring, Rev. Robert B. Jones, Jeff Doyle and Yvonne Healy. Last chance in Michigan! Yvonne Healy bids a fond farewell to Michigan fans with her greatest hits before moving to Colorado. "I love my Michigan friends but it's time fir the next adventure." Tickets: http://brightonperformingarts.com/full-disclosure-may-13-2017/

May 15, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

May 15 Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
“Reunion.” Here:Say, The Workshop Brewing Company, 221 Garland, Traverse City. Free admission, $5 suggested donation. Email: heresaytc@gmail.com.

May 16, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Traps” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

May 15, Grand Rapids 7:00-9:00 p.m.
StorySpinners of GrandRapids welcomes new members to their monthly meeting in members’ homes call Gloria Cangelosi for more information  storyspinnersgr@gmail.com

May 19, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents “       " a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Tickets $20. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

May 25, Ann Arbor 7:00 p.m. Doors Open,  8:00 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Grand Slam Championship. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. The Ark, 316 South Main Street.

May 20, Plymouth 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. Plymouth Public Library, 223 S. Main St. (Between Church & Penniman) 1:00 stories and workshop, 2:30 Business meeting. Information: Judy@JudySima.com  or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org    

May 27, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

May 28, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.         
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome. More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Meetings are free.

JUNE
Many storytelling groups take a break or change locations for the summer. If a storytelling group in your area is not listed in June, July, and/or August, check back in September

June 1, Detroit 7:00 p.m. doors open/7:00 p.m. stories begin
The monthly Moth Story Slam located at the Marble Bar, 1501 Holden St. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Note: adults only. Info:  www.theMoth.org Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $5 at the door. This month’s theme is: “Cheating.”

June 4, Detroit 3:00 p.m. doors open/4:00 p.m. stories begin
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers present “The Evolution of African Storytelling,” starting with the African Griot, storytellers Pa’Mela Williams, Ramona Lucius, Ami Jackson and James Graham will share the evolution of African Storytelling from crossing the Atlantic in th 1600’s to the 21st century. Northwest Activity Center, 18100 Meyers Rd.. Admission $10 at the door. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com 313-442-3227

June 4, Ann Arbor 2:00 p.m.
“Kerry Tales:  Make music with Mother Goose.” Storyteller, Trudy Bulkley, entertains as Mother Goose with rhymes and stories. 1/2 hour program for young and old alike. Kerrytown Market and Shops in Hollander’s, 410 N. Fourth Avenue. Free.  734-769-3115

June 6, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open,  7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Mystery” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 6, White Lake 7:00-9:00 p.m.
North Oakland County Storytellers (NOCS) welcomes new members to their monthly meetings. contact Carolyn Graves, 258-363-6149 for location and more information http://www.NorthOaklandCountyStorytellers.org>

June 8, Ann Arbor 7:00-9:00 p.m.
““Story Night”: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore & Tea Room.
Listen to old and new tales during an evening of stories for grownups. Desserts, exotic teas, or light supper, all available for purchase.  Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild members present from 7:00-8:00 pm.  If you have a 5- minute tale, we’ll try to fit you in!  Crazy Wisdom Tea Room, 114 S Main. Free but donations accepted.

June 10, Southfield 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The Friends of the Southfield Public Library proudly presents:  Tea and Tales, featuring storyteller, Judy Sima plus tea and refreshments.  All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by an adult.  Tickets are available at the Guest Services Desk at Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road and must be purchased in person. Tickets are $10 for 1 ticket,  $15 for two tickets and $20 for three to five tickets.  Cash only. The tea is not restricted to Southfield residents. Contact Alicia Bell at abell@southfieldlibrary.org, 248-796-4389    for more information.

June 13, Harrison 10:30 a.m.
Harrison Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 105 E Main St, Harrison, MI 48625: (989) 539-6711

June 13, Claire 2:00 p.m.
Pere Marquette Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 185 E 4th St., (989) 386-7576.

June 14, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

June 16, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents “       " a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events or call 313-744-6037

June 17, Farmington 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Detroit Story League invites you to enjoy our monthly meeting. Visitors welcome. 12:00 Bring a lunch - our hosts will provide coffee and dessert. 1:00 stories and workshop (Story Slam – prepare a 5-7 minute story completing the sentence “And then I knew….” There will be judges and prizes), 2:30 Business meeting. Farmington Branch Library, 23500 Liberty (W of Farmington, S of Grand River) Information: Judy@JudySima.com  or call: 248-644-3951. www.DetroitStorytelling.org   

June 19, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

June 19, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

June 20, Allen Park, 10:30 a.m.
Join Karen Czarnik for an interactive and fun storytelling & music program to celebrate National Library Month. Novi Public Library, 45255 West Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI  48375 Contact is Kathleen Alberga - Phone 248-869-7226

June 20, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Outnumbered” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 24, Detroit 10:00 am-12:00 p.m.
Detroit Association of Black Storytellers invites you to attend their monthly meeting at the Charles Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave. Join us for a story, workshop, refreshments and business meeting. www.detroitassociationofblackstorytellers.com or call: Amy Jackson 313-567-5949.  New members welcome.

June 24, Ann Arbor 2:00-4:00 p.m.        
Ann Arbor Storytellers’ Guild monthly meeting: Ann Arbor District Library. 343 S. Fifth Ave., (3rd floor, free space room) Meetings always start with stories, and then, more stories!  Listeners and tellers welcome.  More information: www.annarborstorytelling.org or www.facebook.com/annarborstorytellers. Contact Susanne Zoumbaris, 734-997-5388. Zoumbaris_Susann@comcast.net. Meetings are free.

June 24, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

June 27, Ann Arbor 6:30 p.m. Doors Open, 7:30 p.m. stories begin
The Moth Story Slam – new venue: Ann Arbor Distillery 220 Felch thanks to Michigan Public Radio. Prepare a 5 minute story on the theme, toss your name in the hat, and if your name is pulled, step up and tell your true personal story live without notes.  Volunteers from the audience judge the stories. Info:  www.theMoth.org  Note: adults only. Language and topics are often unsuitable for children. Tickets $8 at the door. This month’s theme “Breathless” Check website to confirm listing and purchase tickets.

June 29, Clinton Township Doors Open 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Stories Begin
The Moth in Detroit at the Macomb Center for Performing Arts presented by Michigan Radio.  Moth Mainstage features simple, old-fashioned storytelling, by five wildly divergent raconteurs who develop and shape their stories with The Moth's directors. 44575 Garfield Road. www.macombcenter.com www.themoth.org

June 29-July 2, Kansas City, MO,
 National Storytelling Conference & Fringe, open to all levels from beginners to experts and people who simply love stories. Michigan presenters: Mary Grant and Vickie Slaughter (Workshop “Researching and Telling the Stories of African American Migration from the South”), Yvonne Healy (Fringe Performance “Irish and American”), Barbara Shutzgruber (Conference Showcase Performer). Jeff Doyle will receive the NSN Oracle Award for North Central Service and Leadership.  http://storynet.org.

JULY

July 1, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 1, Goodrich 2:00 p.m.
 Genesee District Library, Goodrich Branch presents Genot Picor, “Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 10237 Hegel Rd, (810) 636-2489. evoyageur@aol.com

July 6, Lapeer 12:30 p.m.
Lapeer District Library, de Angeli Branch, presents Genot Picor“Building Michigan One Log at a Time,” 921 W Nepessing St.,. (810) 664-6971evoyageur@aol.com.

July 8, St. Ignace 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Join Alaska (and Yooper)Storyteller Pete Griffin for an evening of his personal Alaska and growing up stories at the St. Ignace Public Library, 110 West Spruce Street, Free to the public.  Contact Pete (tongasstrails@gmail.com) or the St. Ignace Library for more information.

July 8, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 10,  Waterford 10:00 a.m.
Waterford Public Library, presents Genot Picor, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 5168 Civic Center Dr, (248) 674-4831evoyageur@aol.com

July 12, Muskegon 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Muskegon Yarnspinners: welcome new members at their monthly meetings from October through May at the Hope Reformed Church, 1878 Evanston, (Corner of Quarterline and Evanston).  Monthly meetings continue from June through September at members' homes. Contact Ned Carter, 231-755-2383 or email him at carteredwin93@yahoo.com

July 14, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
St. Ignace Public Library, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” 110 W Spruce St (906) 643-8318
 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, St Ignace 7:00 p.m.
Outdoor Concert at the Marina, St. Ignace Marina, presents Genot Picor “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” with La Compagnie Musical Dance Troupe. 13 S State St. (906) 643-8131 evoyageur@aol.com

July 15, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 16, 2017, St. Ignace 11:00 a.m.
Meet Genot “Winter Elk” Picor, writer for Michigan History for Kids Magazine, The Mackinac Journal, and The Great Lakes Pilot.  Genot performs original stories from his upcoming collection “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told,” Fort de Buade Museum, 334 N State St (906) 643-6627evoyageur@aol.com

July 17, Lansing 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Lansing Storytellers Guild invites new members to their monthly meeting. Schuler Books in Eastwood Town Center. Contact for more information: Jean Bolley, phone 517-281-8036 or email bolleyj@hotmail.com  and/or Shirley Bradley shirleyjane24@yahoo.com

July 17, Traverse City 7:00 p.m.
Here:Say is a live, monthly storytelling series held on the third Monday of each month at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland Street. At this show, performers will tell tales of international travel. Free. Visit heresaystorytelling.com to listen to the podcast of past shows and write to us at heresaytc@gmail.com if you're interested in performing at an upcoming show.

July 21, Detroit 8 p.m. Doors @7:00 p.m.
The award-winning Secret Society Of Twisted Storytellers, presents a curated, live storytelling event. Real People. True Stories. Told Live. Featuring Five Twisted Storytellers with Musical and Dance Guests. Local Artisans/Exhibitors and Cash Bar! Hosted by Satori Shakoor. Charles H. Wright Museum 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201. For Info, Tickets & Video visit: www.twistedtellers.org/events   or call 313-744-6037

July 22, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 29, Elk Rapids 9:00 p.m.
Bring a story, poem or song to celebrate Stone Circle’ s 33rd summer of gatherings around a fire in a unique outdoor setting. Hosted by poet bard, Terry Wooten. Sit under a canopy of stars perched on a boulder, or bring a blanket or chair to enjoy the ever-changing variety of entertainment that is woven throughout the evening. Regular admission is $5/adults, $3/kids. Stone Circle is located 10 miles north of Elk Rapids on Stone Circle Drive off U.S. 31. From the north - five miles south of Eastport. Info: stonecir@aol.com or 231-264-9467 or terry-wooten.com.

July 29 & 30, Sault Ste. Marie 11:00 a.m and 2:00 p.m. both days
Rendezvous at the Soo, “Stories, Songs and Dances of the Voyageur,” and “Stories that Mimi and Pipi Told evoyageur@aol.com

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