Monday, October 14, 2013

Forget Waldo, Where's Ellouise?

Here, there, everywhere. If you follow Ellouise on her blog, as I do, you already know that she hasn't slowed down a bit!
Her latest post is typical of  her schedule of performances.  -Ed

By Ellouise Schoettler
(From her blog )

Finally its Fall - after some mighty hot days. Halloween is on the way - and stories are in the air. I started October at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough,TN listening to wonderful storytellers telling their best stories. Now fired up to start into my own Fall storytelling schedule. Just letting you know where I am telling stories in October and November - - would love to see you there and tell my stories for you.

October 15
                         Arlington: My Forever Home, 4:30 PM
      Renaissance Room, Sibley Hospital, DC,
October 19       Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival, Pickens, SC
October 30       Scary Stories, Corporate Event, Hagerstown,
November 9     Flesh on Old Bones Workshop, 1:45 - 3:15         Assoc of Personal Historians Conference , Bethesda, MD .
November 10    Arlington: My Forever Home, 2 pm, Free
       Women's Military Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery
November 12    Finding Gus, SPEAK Storytelling Series,
       War Memorial Building, Shepherdstown,WVA
November 21    Finding Gus: Solo Story, 7:00 pm, $10
       The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA
November 24    Flesh on Old Bones Workshop, 3 pm. $10
        The Athenaeum, Alexandria, VA
November 26    Arlington: My Forever Home, Art and the
         Military Experience, Univ MD at Baltimore



Ellouise Schoettler-The Beacon 

(A local paper (The Beacon) wrote a real nice story about Ellouise that you will want to see


Also, for you Charlotte folks, on Saturday, October 19th she will be performing only100 miles away.

It's a great idea for a pleasant Fall drive!  -Ed

Details from their brochure:

Twelfth Annual Hagood Mill Storytelling Festival

Featuring Nationally known tellers Ellouise Schoettler and Martha Reed Johnson
with Derrick Phillips and South Carolina State Heritage Award Winning Master-Teller, John Thomas Fowler

A day of family fun coming up on Saturday, October 19

     The Pickens County Museum of Art & History invites you to a special, and free, day of milling, stories, tall tales and lots of memories at the Hagood Mill Historic Site  Folklife Center. The Mill will be operating, rain or shine, on Saturday, October 19 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.