2019 Ghost Story Friday


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A beloved and longstanding Festival tradition, two nights of fright await you in these open-air ghost story concerts featuring a different collection of haunting tales each night. Join us on Friday, October 4 from 8 - 10 pm at Mill Spring Park. Outdoor ground seating in any kind of weather. Bring chairs or blankets. Not recommended for children under 6.
All ticket sales are final.

Internationally acclaimed storytellers Charlotte Blake Alston and Dan Keding join other featured tellers on the stage on both Friday and Saturday.

Keding is well-known for his telling of personal narratives, ghost stories, world folktales, and superbly crafted original pieces. He has performed across the world, including festivals in England, Ireland and Canada. Keding’s numerous awards include the NSN ORACLE Storytelling Circle of Excellence Award.
"For Dan Keding, simplicity and high art go hand-in-hand." – Illinois Times
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Alston has performed in venues throughout North America and abroad, including the Kennedy Center, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Women of the World Festival in South Africa. She is a recipient of the NSN ORACLE Circle of Excellence award, the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, and the Zora Neale Hurston award.
“Eloquent storytelling.” – The New York Times
Visit Charlotte's website