Homeplace presents second annual Storytelling Festival
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GOLDEN POND – Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area (LBL) will host the 2nd Annual Storytelling Festival at The Homeplace, Saturday, August 15, 2009. There will be on-going storytelling from 1-4 pm with tales for the young and the young at heart.

This year’s Storytelling Festival features local storytellers including Sherry Coleman, Bill Williams, Bro. Don Bailey, and Mary Ann Jordan. ?Stories were a way of passing on family history and folklore from one generation to another.

In keeping with tradition, the festival will include tall tales, myths, legends, and tales of life long ago for an afternoon of just plain fun! ?Feel free to bring your lawn chairs and blankets. ?

“Take a step back in time and experience life before modern technology. ?It will be an afternoon of fun that children will surely enjoy and remember for many years to come. Be sure to bring the whole family,” commented Cindy Earls, Special Events Coordinator.

Admission to The Homeplace is $4 ages 13 & up, $2 ages 5-12, and 4 and under are free. ?Land Between The Lakes is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education.

We encourage visitors to review our website at www.lbl.org each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, and temporary trail and road closures.

Additional LBL information is also available on our website or by calling 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. You can find out more about “Friends of LBL” at www.friendsoflbl.org.

(This press release was submitted by Kathryn Harper, Land Between the Lakes media contact.)
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