Seventh Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival at the Little Loomhouse set for Saturday, June 6th

June 4, 2015

Louisville – Long before there was an internet, Ipad, TV or Radio, it was the storyteller who would spin yarns and tell tall tales of folklore or history to keep audiences of young and old alike entertained and fascinated through the spoken word.

This Saturday, you can relive the feel of those days when the Little Loomhouse presents The Seventh Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival sponsored by Councilman Dan Johnson (D-21).

“This is a great event that I am proud to sponsor as the Little Loomhouse celebrates its 75th Anniversary this year,” says Johnson. “If you have never been to the Little Loomhouse, I encourage you to come out and have some fun this weekend.”

The Seventh Annual Spin-A-Yarn Storytelling Festival Saturday provides fun for the whole family and features these known storytellers: Cassandra Culin, Terry Burres, Cynthia Changaris, Mandy Dick, Patricia W. Vincent, Christina L. Vincent, Ed Cozart, Janice Sidebottom, Sharon Elliott-Fox, and Ed "Buffalohawk" Garner.  Jamie “Thorny”

Jamie Eiler will be the official Master of Ceremonies for the day.

The festival will also feature:

The Bluegrass sounds of Tammy Burke and Jeff Guernsey

Children’s fiber art activity area,
The Louisville Folk School, a community-weaving project, a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the Little Loomhouse,
Tours of the historic cabins,
Heirloom plant sale
A silent auction
Spinning and weaving demonstrations

The Festival will run from 10:30am to 3:30pm.

The Little Loomhouse is located 328 Kenwood Hill Road. However, parking is available only at DeSales High School, 425 W. Kenwood Drive. There will be a trolley running between the parking lot and the Loomhouse for the duration of the festival.

General Admission is $2 per person.  Seniors 65 and older will be admitted for $1 and children six and under are free. The first 100 visitors receive a free festival t-shirt.

All proceeds raised will benefit The Little Loomhouse, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a Louisville Landmark.

For more information about the Little Loomhouse or the Sixth Annual Spin A Yarn Festival, please visit www.littleloomhouse.org or call (502) 367-4792.

 

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