“Dragons and Monsters” will be the subject of tall tales and yarn spinning during World Storytelling Day on Saturday, March 22, in Gatlinburg. Presented by the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association “Dragons and Monsters” is the theme for the humorous and historically based stories on the culture and heritage of the Smoky Mountains.
Featured storytellers include Cuz Headrick, Kathleen Mavournin, Lew Bolton, Janice Brooks-Headrick, Jennifer Alldredge and Peggy Grover. All performers are members of the National Storytelling Network of Jonesboro, Tn., the Tennessee Storytelling Association in Nashville and the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association of Knoxville.
The event will be held on Saturday, March 22, from 2-4 p.m. at Sweet Fanny Adams at 461 Parkway in Gatlinburg. A small donation is requested at the door, $7 for adults, $5 for seniors, students, and groups. The association uses this event as a fundraiser for their programs in communities and schools.
For more information about World Storytelling Day, visit the Special Events page at www.gatlinburg.com.