2021 Halloween Weekend: HAUNTED

Catch up on what you missed!
Recordings from our 2021 Haunted Weekend event are now available in the digital library.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Virginia’s vibrant community of storytellers and listeners is committed to sharing creative and diverse stories. Our mission is to inspire, nurture, and encourage storytellers and listeners in the craft and art of storytelling. Visit VirginiaStorytellingAlliance.org your one-stop source for finding Virginia storytelling events. Like us on Facebook.

Parkhurst Brothers Publishers is a book company active in the storytelling movement. Our authors are active storytellers, including Elizabeth Ellis, Loren Niemi, Kevin Cordi, and Lyn Ford. Check out our online catalog at www.parkhurstbrothers.com.

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Special thanks to:
Detroit Story League
Clyde Thompson
Todd Thompson
Brookside Party Warehouse

Friday, October 22nd

9pm Central | Fringe Performance by Jeff Gere, “Supernatural Tales Of Hawaii
Oh Yes! Hawaii has spirits. JEFF GERE (born on Halloween) will share true tales of the other side, amazing oral histories gathered across 30 years of performing. People just tell him what happened meeting Pele, the Volcano goddess; the power in stones, of strange spirits, possessions, and hauntings. Visit the dark deep well of island beliefs still active today. Come, but not alone!

Saturday, October 23rd

10am Central | Workshop with Dale Jarvis “Building Suspense: Crafting &
Sharing Scary Stories

Sharing of spooky stories. We will look at where to find supernatural stories, story ideas, how to craft a suspenseful story, and hear how fact and fiction blended together to become the chilling and entertaining tales of the St. John’s Haunted Hike ghost tour.

7pm Central | SPOOKED Story Slam
Ten storytellers compete with five-minute stories for a cash prize and a ticket to the semi-finals

9pm Central | Fringe Performance by Barb Peterson, “Sharks Eyes And Sunken Places
Personal story of the times I had premonitions of danger that came true and my speculations as to the nature of these.

Plus, Two On-Demand Showcase Performances:

HAUNTED: Shadows Talk Back Showcase
Pam Faro: “Yuki-onna, The Snow Woman”
Kelvin Keraga: “The Potato Man”
Ed Chevy: “The Fall of The House of Usher”

HAUNTED: Clawing the Coffin Showcase
Heather Yule: “Rob Haa”
Anabelle Castano: “The Lobison”
Colin Urwin: “The Stone Circle”
Judith Heineman: “The Juniper Tree”


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