The festival also offers a variety of specialty acts and performances from local musicians, jugglers, and magicians as visitors go from tent to tent for stories that enlighten, entertain and educate the young and old.
There's also an opportunity to purchase CDs and books that feature the storytellers as well as performances by winners of the youth storytelling contests in the local school districts.
For more information, visit www.timpfest.org.
If you go:
What: 22nd Annual Timpanogos Storytelling Festival
When: Sept. 1-3 with full day events 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and evening events including Laughin' Night, Bedtime Stories and Shivers in the Night starting at 6, 7 and 8 p.m.
Where: Mt. Timpanogos Park, Provo Canyon
Cost: weekend festival pass $40, children $25; day passes $20/$15, evening events $8
Tickets available at: www.timpfest.org, also at the door
(Free shuttles available, no parking at Mt. Timpanogos Park)
Sharon Haddock is a professional writer with 35 years experience, 17 at the Deseret News. Her personal blog is at sharonhaddock.blogspot.com.
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