Azalea Storytelling Festival: March Azalea Storytelling Festival 2020

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The 24th Azalea Storytelling Festival will take place March 6-8, 2020 at LaGrange College’s Callaway Auditorium. This beloved, family-friendly event promotes the art of storytelling by bringing nationally recognized artists together for a weekend full of storytelling concerts.  This year’s featured performers include Michael Reno Harrell, Andy Offutt Irwin, Bil Lepp, Kim Weitkamp, and Carol Cain as Emcee.
The Azalea Storytelling Festival has been recognized as one of the oldest such festivals in the state of Georgia.  Additionally, it has been recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events in the 12 Southeastern states. The National Storytelling Association bestowed on the Azalea Storytelling Festival the Association’s Leadership Award.  Furthermore, the Azalea Storytelling Festival was nominated by the Georgia Department of Economic Development to the American Bus Association as one of the 2012 Top 100 Events in North America.  In 2013, the founders of the Azalea Storytelling Festival received the LaGrange Troup County Bureau of Tourism Visionary Award.

Friday, March 6, 2020
7:30 P.M. 

Storytelling Concert presented by                           
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp

Saturday, March 7, 2020     
9:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.                                            
Storytelling Concert presented by:
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp

11:30 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. 
Lunch (Shuttle bus to downtown restaurants will be provided.)

2:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Storytelling Concert presented by:
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp


4:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.  
Dinner (Shuttle bus to downtown restaurants will be provided.)   

7:30 P.M.      
Storytelling Concert presented by
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp

Sunday, March 8, 2020
8:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. Coffee & donuts
Dulcimer Troupers

9:30 A.M. – 10:40 A.M.
Sacred Storytelling Concert & Music by
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp

10:50 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
More Sacred Storytelling Concert & Music by
Michael Reno Harrell
Andy Offutt Irwin
Bil Lepp
Kim Weitkamp

 

 

Note:  Listing of tellers does not indicate the order of appearance.

The 2020 Azalea Storytelling Festival is sponsored by:

Kimberly Clark

Nissan of LaGrange

West Georgia Technical College

LaGrange College

Shuttle Service for Lunch and Dinner provided by
LaGrange Downtown Development Authority

LaGrange Memorial Library

LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce

Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library

Hills & Dales Estate

Community Foundation of the Chattahoochee Valley

Accommodations for Tellers Provided by:
Courtyard Marriott

 

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LaGrange, GA 30240
706.882.9909
info@lsparts.org

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