Azalea Storytelling Festival: Storytelling Workshop

Donald Davis Storytelling Workshop
LaGrange College and Hills & Dales Estate
LaGrange, Georgia

July 10-16, 2016
Thank you for your interest in Donald Davis’ July 10-16, 2016 workshop, sponsored by the Lafayette Society for Performing Arts and the Azalea Storytelling Festival Committee.

Quick synopsis:
Arrive July 10 to LaGrange College (Methodist College), housing will be in apartment style dorms, with each participant staying in a bedroom, with own bathroom, sharing kitchen and living room with one other workshop participant (

Dinner at Hills & Dales, contiguous to LaGrange College (check out

Monday-Friday, 4 to 5 hours each day in workshop at Hills & Dales Visitor Center, led by Donald Davis.

In addition to workshop, activities in town include:

Monday, tour and dinner at Explorations in Antiquity Center (check out

Tuesday, tour of Hills & Dales Estate and reception at Legacy Museum (check out

Wednesday, workshop participants present Porch Talks at LaGrange College and tour LaGrange College.  Dinner and boating on West Point Lake (aboard large boat).
Thursday, workshop participants present porch talks at Bellevue.

Friday, participants will present storytelling concert at LSPA (

Saturday, trip to Little White House, Warm Springs GA.  Rosie the Riveter presentation by one of workshop participants.  Dinner and music at country home (featuring lake and pool).

Sunday, departure of out-of-town participants.

Workshop costs:

Each day there will be at least one meal furnished.  Admission for all activities is included.
Full workshop, including housing, $1250.
Spouse (or traveling buddy) not participating in workshop, but participating in meals and activities, $850.
If you prefer to furnish your own housing, full workshop cost is $ 900.
Spouse (or traveling buddy) providing own housing and not participating in workshop, but participating in meals and activities, $500.

Please let us know if you would like to receive an application.  I have participated in Donald's Ocracoke NC workshop five of the past six years--each time learning lots!

Currently, Donald does week long workshops in Utah, Connecticut and North Carolina.  We are thrilled to be hosting this event.

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214 Bull Street
LaGrange, GA 30240

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