Storytelling Performances and Workshops September 14-15

story workshopsCome enjoy a storytelling event with internationally renowned storytellers, Connie Regan Blake and Jeff Doyle. Connie will perform on Monday, September 14th and Jeff Doyle will perform on Tuesday, September 15th. Both events are held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at Beaverdale Books.

Connie Regan Blake from Asheville, North Carolina, is known for her world tales and personal experiences full of humor, wit and history. She has been telling for more than 40 years and is sought throughout the globe for performances. Connie will not only tell stories on Monday but also will conduct a workshop about how to tell a story, how to create your own tale and how to use storytelling to preserve history.

Jeff Doyle is from Michigan and is a well-known storyteller/humorist. He will delight you with his tales of his family and the antics of his children. He is also famous for his ghost tales that make your spine tingle. Jeff will tell stories and conduct a workshop on story. He will teach you to be funny and scary at the same time.

Beaverdale Books is located at 2629 Beaver Avenue. Wine and cookies will be available. The cost of the workshops is $20.00. Members of Two Rivers Story Spinners are free. Workshops are recommended for ages 12 and older.

This workshop is presented by The Two Rivers Story Spinners. Two Rivers Story Spinners is an educational storytelling group. The group meets every fourth Sunday of the month in Classroom A of the Des Moines Playhouse at 4:00 pm. Dues are $20.00 a year. If you attend the workshops you become a member.

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