Twenty sessions and interactive workshops, ten musical performances, and three ‘open mics’ will mark the first Madison Storytellers Festival on Saturday, September 16, 2017, in downtown Madison, a free, interactive celebration of storytelling in all its forms. The event is presented by the Madison Downtown Development Commission and brought to life through a special collaboration among its local arts and culture community.
Free and open to the public from 2-4pm on Saturday, September 16th, the festival was conceived with a vision to bring together in Madison’s charming downtown on one day its distinct arts and culture community for celebration, performance, readings, and education events, showcasing its rare qualities as a creative and cultural destination. The festival’s four stages, dubbed Madison’s ‘Culture Corner,’ will be the Outdoor Stage at the Green Village Road railroad trestle (between Main St. and Kings Rd.), Short Stories Bookshop & Community Hub (23 Main St. at Green Village Rd.), Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) (9 Main St.), and Drip Coffee (34 Main St).