Ojai Storytelling Festival, Oct. 28-31
The 20th Ojai Storytelling Festival begins Oct. 28th and ends Oct. 31st with outdoor performances held at the beautiful Libbey Bowl and the Ojai Art Center. Some of the best storytellers in the country share their heart warming, soul searching, funny-bone tickling, and sometimes life altering stories. In addition to the stories, there’s also plenty of music, workshops, and opportunities to purchase gifts at our Story Shop Boutique. This year’s line-up includes award winning storytellers, Donald Davis, Bill Harley, Regi Carpenter, Kim Weitkamp, Reverend Robert B Jones, Bil Lepp, Diane Macklin and special guests Debra Ehrhardt, Kimberly Ford and the Dreamland Band, Alan Thornhill, Martin Young and the Sheriffs of Schroedingham. Highlights include Laughing Night, Tales of Mystery and Suspense (just for Halloween), Naughty Tales for adults, outreach performances for students, The Dreamland Band’s Tribute to Joni Mitchell, Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats, Musical Tales and special Halloween activities for children on Sunday afternoon. With over 10 different performances as well as workshops , there is something for everyone. All guests will be required to show proof of full vaccination (with photo ID) or a Negative Covid-19 Medical Test within 72 hours prior to the event. Tickets are available at www.ojaistoryfest.org, both passes for multiple performances as well as single event tickets are available for purchase.
Amidst the pandemic, everyday life has changed and will continue to change for most. Thankfully, you can look forward to a bit of emotional healing at the 20th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival with seven of America’s best known storytellers. More than just an event, the festival brings community together for a weekend of hope and shared stories of resilience. You will hear stories that will make you laugh, tales that inspire, and tales that touch us to the depths of our souls. The stories are never read but performed in a lively theatrical style guaranteed to engage listeners of all ages. And when you’re not listening to stories, you can enjoy the natural beauty of the Ojai Valley with its charming shops, galleries, and cafes that have made it a renowned destination. Tickets are available now. What are you waiting for?