The two-day event will include storytellers from across the region sharing family-friendly and spooky stories, music, family activities and more. Storytellers and musicians participating in this year’s festival include:
· Bob Sander, co-founder of the Storytelling Arts of Indiana
· Roberta Simpson Brown, a paranormal investigator and author of more than a dozen books and tapes of ghost stories
· Matthew Black Eagle Man, a Dakota from Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba, Canada, a spiritual leader, motivational speaker and storyteller
· Lynny Prince, a Native American storyteller and writer
· Jerry McClure, storyteller and flautist
· Nefertiti Burton, storyteller and chair of the Theatre Arts program at UofL
· Troubadours of Divine Bliss, a duo combining folk-based melodies, jazz vocal rifts with touches of blues and zydeco
· John Gage, musician and host of “Kentucky Homefront”
Oct. 24, 1-10 p.m., Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead, 3200 Tucker Station Rd.
· “Tell your Story, Sing Your Song” workshops, will be held with storytellers from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
· Children's activities including face painting, Native American music and more will be offered from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
· Storytelling begins at 7 p.m. Order of storytellers is Troubadours of Divine Bliss, Matthew Black Eagle Man, Prince, Brown and Sander.
· Concessions will be available for purchase from Longshot Lobsta
· Admissions for Saturday is $12/full day adult, $5/full day child, $7/evening adult, and $3 /evening child.
For additional information and advance tickets, blackacreconservancy.org/events/2015/10/corn-island-storytelling-festival/.