Saturday, November 9, 2024

Our 2nd annual festival will be at Howell Opera House and Howell Carnegie District Library in Howell, Michigan.

Throughout the day, Michigan Bright Water Storytelling Festival will host 3 engaging storytelling workshops, an open mic, and an evening concert at the Opera House.

There will also be a special afternoon Family Track with a concert, workshops and open mic at the Library.

Information will be added to the 2024 Festival page on this website as details are finalized. Festival Registration and Tickets to be announced soon!

Special Virtual Workshop
Friday, October 18 at 7:00 pm. 

Presenter: Lyn Ford

Cost: Free
Registration information available soon – both here and on our Facebook page

BEYOND THE SHADOWS:  THE SKILLS FOR SHARING “SCARY” STORIES – “To boo or not to boo”…Models, tips and techniques for using your storytelling gifts to share “spooky” tales with young listeners, teens, and adults. Creepy ol’ Lyn Ford provides a storyteller’s guide to creativity, atmosphere, action and empathy in stories of the unreal, undead, and unbelievable.

Fourth-generation Affrilachian storyteller and Ohio teaching artist Lynette (Lyn) Ford is nationally and internationally recognized for her creepy stories, haunted programs and boo-worthy workshops, as well as her less-scary “Home-Fried Tales”.  Lyn is also a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, a great-grandma, and a good cook.