Corn Island 2019

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 Corn Island 2019

October 19th

 

Named after Louisville’s first settlement, the Corn Island Storytelling Festival was a nationally known autumn fixture that drew thousands of fans for three decades before ending its run in 2007. For the past five-years it has found a new home at Blackacre State Nature Preserve & Historic Homestead in the darkness beneath a circus style tent adjacent to a 200-year-old barn. The rich tradition of telling stories continues when five premiere storytellers take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th. Tickets are $12.00 in advance ($15 at the door) per adult; free for children age 12 and under. Featured Storytellers include headlines Bobby Norfolk an internationally known story performer and teaching artist. Roberta Brown, a.k.a. Queen of Cold Blooded Tales, is a professional storyteller who has been a part of Corn Island Storytelling for more than 30 years. Bob Thompson has been a storyteller for 30+ years and written 2 books. For thirteen years Barbara Calloway coordinated and guides the Spirits of La Grange Ghsot Tours and founded Ghost Stories on the Square in La Grange, KY. Robert Calloway is a retired art teacher who sponsored “The Tale Tell Knights of Castle Heights” in Lebanon, Tennessee, where he coached students in preparation for the National Youth Storytelling Olympics. Be sure to get your tickets now because with a lineup like this you won’ want to miss Corn Island!