Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival

Annual Haunting in the Hills Storytelling Festival

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On the third Saturday in September every year


Mark your calendars for the 25th annual "Haunting in the Hills" Storytelling Festival, Saturday, September 16, 2017. Make plans now to join thousands of folks who will come to the Bandy Creek Field and enjoy the beautiful Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area for a fun-filled day of stories, music, crafts and more. Craft classes and concerts are free and open to the public.

Each year thousands of students in area schools get to experience dynamic storytelling programs by world renowned storytellers during festival outreach programs. Local schools will again have an opportunity to see these tellers in action during the week leading up to the event.


The 2017 Storytellers

Tentative Schedule for Saturday, September 16
  • Ranger Talks - Learn about the diversity of the Big South Fork area by listening to our special ranger talks under the big tent.
  • Traditional Family Oriented Stories - Geared toward family listening, these traditional favorites will be told under the big tent by our storytellers.
  • Bluegrass Music
  • Ghost Stories - The highlight of the evening will be the featured storytellers’ performances of haunting ghost stories told under the big tent. Stories will begin with the mild and progress to the truly scary. The faint of heart are advised to leave early and all others stay at their own risk!
For more information, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275.

Last updated: June 23, 2017

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