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7th Annual Storytelling Festival

Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24, & 31, 2013


10 A.M. at the Crystal Coast Civic Center

3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557


2 P.M. at Bethlehem Methodist Church

728 Bogue Loop Road, Newport NC 28570


Admission is Free

Performances for Ages 5 & Above


Co-Sponsored by
Friends of Bogue Banks, Carteret County, and Western Carteret Public Libraries, & the Beaufort Inn



July 10
Healing Force
From Winston-Salem, NC.
This group is a family affair that celebrates African culture and spirit. Through audience participation they affirm values, celebrate cultures, spark creativity and enlighten young and old.

July 17
Tim Lowry
from Charleston, SC.
Telling stories “of the People, by the People, and for the People” has been Tim’s passion for over 20 years. A celebrated storyteller nationwide, he is an author, recording artist and has appeared on TV.

July 24
Rebecca Tighe

from Wilson, NC.
Her unique style incorporates her love of rhythm, song and dance. She gravitates toward multicultural tales and she embraces the feeling of community that live storytelling creates.

July 31
Rockstar Magic of Chris and Neal
from Jacksonville, NC.
The dynamic duo of Chris & Neal, using interactive magic, comedy and storytelling, tell of love of reading and the importance of “never stop learning”. Exciting, engaging, explosive!


Please keep us in mind for your summer plans!
For groups who would like to attend, call or e-mail Brita Flynn at Bogue Banks Public Library, 252-247-4660, brita_bbpl@yahoo.com with information as to how many children will be coming, and to which performance – the sooner the better to make sure we can accommodate and make plans for the two venues.


Crystal Coast Civic Center
3505 Arendell Street,
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-3883
Located on the campus of the Carteret Community College.

Bethlehem United Methodist Church
728 Bogue Loop Road.
Bogue, NC 28570
The Bethlehem United Methodist Church is right across from the Bogue Field. A few miles east of Hwy 58 Exit for Emerald Isle, Cape Carteret and less that 15 mins. from Swansboro. About 13 miles from Morehead City. Plenty of parking to the left and back of the church.



1 The Summer Storytelling Festival is for children in elementary school, grades K-6, and not intended for pre-school groups.

2 Any group of children attending the Festival must have two adults for every 10 children in the group. If there are eleven to fifteen children attending, then there must be three adults, etc. Counselors and leaders are expected to sit among the children in order to maintain a listening audience.

3 Everyone should visit the restroom before the program starts. After the program begins, no one will be allowed to re-enter the room until a suitable intermission is available. All children must be accompanied into the restrooms by an adult.

4 An adult should remove any child who becomes disruptive during the performance.

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