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Susquehanna Folk Festival Storytelling

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Sunday

Bringing It Home: Keeping It Real: 11:00 am to 11:45 am at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Keeping It Real
Sun 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Coffeehouse Stage
Panelists for this “story session” are Aron Rook (muralist), Susan Leviton (Jewish cultural practitioner), and Julie Smith (hooked rug artist.)

Bringing It Home: Classical Indian Dance with Rachita Nambiar: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Classical Indian Dance with Rachita Nambiar
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Experience the spellbinding intricacy of Bharatanatyam dance, the centuries-old tradition that tells stories through gestures and movement.

Br'er Rabbit Tells some Tales: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm at the Young Folks Zone on Sunday

Br'er Rabbit Tells some Tales
Sun 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Young Folks Zone
Ms. Sheila Arnold shares Br'er Rabbit tales that delight the ears of the young, and along the way teach a lesson in history and in character.

Bringing It Home: Passing It On: 1:00 pm to 1:35 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Bringing It Home: Passing It On
Sun 1:00 pm - 1:35 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
In this “story session” we'll hear from Folk Artists Gallery participants Rachita Nambiar and her daughter (classical Indian dance) and Rev. Moses Jackson and his son Anthony (Black gospel music).

Waterways to Freedom: Storytelling Presentation: 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Waterways to Freedom: Storytelling Presentation
Sun 1:45 pm - 2:45 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
For all ages. Master storyteller Sheila Arnold brings some York County history to life! These true stories and songs about the Underground Railroad will inspire your own research and help you understand what the desire for freedom can make a person overcome.

Liars Contest: 5:05 pm to 6:35 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

Liars Contest
Sun 5:05 pm - 6:35 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
Each of our storyteller finalists will have 7 minutes to convince us of something hilariously unlikely. Who will tell the best shaggy frog story?

...with emcee Sheila Arnold: 5:05 pm to 6:35 pm at the Coffeehouse Stage on Sunday

...with emcee Sheila Arnold
Sun 5:05 pm - 6:35 pm
Coffeehouse Stage
And while we wait for the judges to make their decision, this master storyteller will entertain us with a story of her own.

And more!

Our festival frog stands silhouetted against a gold sun
Watch for more festival performers and events to be announced.