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If you're planning on attending one of these events, please call ahead. Dates and times—and in some cases, location or venue—are subject to change.

Beyond the "Cheddar Curtain"
(EVENTS OF INTEREST, OUTSIDE WISCONSIN)

January through March

January 3, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

January 4, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

January 14, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

January 17, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

January 24-26, 2003: Northwoods Storyteller Retreat, a weekend to practice the art of storytelling, at Northern Lights Lodge [Ely, MN]. To register, or for additional information, contact Kevin Strauss at (218) 365-5221 or kevin@naturestory.com.

February 1, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

February 7, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

February 11, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

February 21, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

March 1, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

March 7, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

March 7-9, 2003: Minnesota Storytelling Festival at Holiday Inn, Paramount Theatre, and St. Olaf's Lutheran Church [Austin, MN]. Featured tellers include Michael Cotter, "Iron Mike" Hillman, Vicki Juditz, Michael Johnson, and Jack Koppa. For additional information, contact Bev Jackson at (507) 373-4748 or bjjackson@smig.net.

March 11, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

March 21, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

April through June

April 4, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

April 5, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

April 8, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

April 18, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

May 2, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

May 3, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

May 13, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

May 16, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

June 6, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

June 6-9, 2003: "Tales of Graz" international storytelling festival [Graz, Austria]. For additional information, visit the event's website at www.graz.tales.org.

June 7, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

June 10, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

June 20, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

June 26, 2003: Multicultural, multilingual mother/daughter storytelling duo "extraordinaire" Sadarri & Amber tell tales at Fountaindale Public Library District [Romeoville, IL], 10:30am. For additional information, visit www.globaltales.com.

 

June 26, 2003: Multicultural, multilingual mother/daughter storytelling duo "extraordinaire" Sadarri & Amber tell tales at Fountaindale Public Library District [Bowlingbrook, IL], 1:30pm. For additional information, visit www.globaltales.com.

 

June 28-30, 2003: Boundary Waters Storytelling Institute at Vermillion Community College [Ely, MN]. Graduate credit is available. For additional information, contact Mary Klein at (800) 657-3609 or kleinma@vcc.edu.

July through September

July 4, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

July 5, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

July 8, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

July 9-13, 2003: "Storytelling at the Crossroads" National Storytelling Conference [Chicago, IL]. Call (800) 525-4514 for more information.

July 18, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

July 25-26, 2003: "The Moose Is Loose" Storytelling Festival at Whiteside Park [Ely, MN]. For additional information, contact Kevin Strauss at (218) 365-5221 or kevin@naturestory.com.

August 1, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

August 2, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

August 12, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

August 15, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

August 23, 2003: Multicultural, multilingual mother/daughter storytelling duo "extraordinaire" Sadarri & Amber tell tales at Indian Trails Public Library [Wheeling, IL], 1:00pm. For additional information, visit www.globaltales.com.

 

August 30, 2003: "A Bit of Old, A Bit of New" Storytelling Festival [Sterling, IL], 12:00 noon to 10:00pm. For additional information, contact Anita or Mary at (815) 625-1370 or interblibloan@sterlingpubliclibrary.org.

September 5, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

September 6, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

September 9, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

September 19, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

September 19-21, 2003: 20th Annual Illinois Storytelling Festival [Spring Grove, IL].

October through December

October 3, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

October 3-5, 2003: 31st Annual National Storytelling Festival [Jonesborough, TN]. Call (800) 952-8392 for more information.

October 4, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

October 14, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

October 17, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

November 1, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

November 7, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

November 11, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

Weekend of November 14-16, 2003: Tellabration! [locations and times to be announced].

November 21, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

December 5, 2003: Heartland Story League meeting every first Friday at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

December 6, 2003: Masthouse meeting every first Saturday, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

December 9, 2003: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting every second Tuesday at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

December 19, 2003: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling every third Friday [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

ONGOING EVENTS

Every Second Tuesday: McHenry Storytelling Guild meeting at Family Alliance Building [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. For information, call (815) 337-0126.

Every First Friday: Heartland Story League meeting at the Tinley Park Library [Tinley Park, IL], 6:30pm. Contact Shirley Elms at (708) 371-9436 or Lee Cunningham at (708) 799-1133.

Every Third Friday: Amy Beth and Friends present folk sing-alongs and storytelling [Woodstock, IL], 7:30pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (815) 338-4245.

Every First Saturday: Masthouse meeting, featuring music, storytelling and sing-alongs for teens and up [Woodstock, IL], 7:00pm. $3.00 donation at the door. For information, call (847) 836-6278.

 

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