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Whitewater Storytelling Festival
October 15, 2021
October 17, 2021
October 12, 2021
Cravath Lakefront Park
341 S. Fremont Street, Whitewater, WI, 53190, United States
Whitewater Storytelling Festival, October 15-17, 2021 in Whitewater, Wisconsin

The inaugural Whitewater Storytelling Festival will fill you with stories, tours, and fun Friday, October 15th through Sunday, October 17th, 2021. Enjoy the tales of numerous storytellers, story walks through the community, art exhibits, a market & author fair, music, crafts and activities for children, and so much more!

Nestled in the beautiful and inspiring Kettle Moraine State Forest, Whitewater is home to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, the Young Auditorium, and a robust artist community supported by the Whitewater Arts Alliance. The community enjoys a rich history in educating future teachers and entertaining the region with world-class theater productions, innovative art exhibits, and a variety of musical offerings by university students, faculty, and locals alike.

The Whitewater Storytelling Festival weekend will be filled with fun ways to engage with local and regionally known storytellers, art galleries, and creativity-inspiring activities. Stop for the day or stay for the weekend to take in the beauty of Whitewater, which is an Ice Age Trail community. You can check out their Workshop Flyer & Schedule (.pdf) and their Activities at a Glance (.pdf) flyer for more info.

Whitewater Storytelling Festival Schedule “at a Glance”:

Friday, October 15, 2021
Campfire Stories around the firepit at Cravath Lakefront Park with Hot Cocoa & S’Mores available
Story Stroll around Whitewater
Art exhibits at multiple galleries
**Whitewater Spirit Tour**

Saturday, October 16, 2021
Art exhibits at multiple galleries
Story Stroll around Whitewater
Community Oral Story Gathering project with the Irving L Young Memorial Library
Whitewater History Museum open
All ages storytelling performances during the daytime
Adult only storytelling performances in the evening
Creative Workshops to inspire your inner storyteller
Children’s activity tents & reading zone
Community Storybook Project
Local authors fair & author readings
Open Mic Night at The Book Teller
**Whitewater Spirit Tour**

Sunday, October 17, 2021
Story stroll around Whitewater
Create your own stories by exploring the local segments of the Ice Age Trail just outside of Whitewater!

Whitewater is right along U.S. 12 and Highways 59 and 89 on the Walworth-Jefferson County border. This city of nearly 15,000 is not only a busy college town, but one filled with stories of the paranormal, witchcraft, and more – perfect for the Halloween season! You can also check out Second Salem Brewing Company in town and enjoy some craft beer carrying names with ties to local history and lore.

Whitewater Storytelling Festival Address:

Cravath Lakefront Park
341 S. Fremont Street
Whitewater, WI 53190
(262) 473-4005

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