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Festival & Liars Competition w/ Friday Night Frights & Ghost Stories

October 14, 2022 @ 6:00 am - October 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm

This year’s event will feature some fantastic storyteller.

A seventh-generation ballad singer, storyteller, and musician, Sheila Kay Adams was born and raised in the Sodom Laurel community of Madison County, North Carolina, an area renowned for its unbroken tradition of unaccompanied ballad singing dating back to the early Scottish, Scots/Irish, and English settlers in the mid-17th century.

Donna Washington is an award-winning internationally known master storyteller, artist-educator, and author who has been performing for audiences of all ages for over thirty-five years. She is renowned for her storytelling for both children & adults from poignant & funny fables about the human condition to racy relationship stories to spine-tingling tales of terror.

Johnny Thomas Fowler will be telling stories and emceeing the event. He is one of seventeen national storytellers captured in the book Southern Appalachian Storytellers (McFarland Press). In 2013 John was honored to receive the prestigious Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award, the highest award given to folk artists in South Carolina.


October 14, 2022 @ 6:00 am
October 15, 2022 @ 4:00 pm


Hagood Mill
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