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Don’t Miss the Magic of the 28th Annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival
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Don’t Miss the Magic of the 28th Annual Mariposa Storytelling Festival

Transport yourself to a simpler time in Mariposa, located near Yosemite National Park in Northern California, with multiple live storytelling sessions by the finest storytellers in the nation. From National Public Radio contributors to award-winning authors, these speakers recreate the craft of famed storytellers like Mark Twain, Garrison Keillor and Will Rogers. The Mariposa County Arts Council’s 28th Mariposa Storytelling Festival, occurring from March 13-15, 2015, has two evening events, more performances throughout the day on Saturday, a special Yosemite Concert on Sunday and magical adventures for every story fan.

Producer/Director Marilyn Rudzik has invited master storytellers Beth Horner, Tim Lowry, Michael Parent, Antonio Rocha, Anne Rutherford and Sarah Saulter to Mariposa for the Festival. Listeners of all ages will discover that even in this fast world of technology and stunning visuals, the memorizing voices of storytellers still find a way to move, enchant and delight audiences with their art. On the second weekend of March, stories from a wealth of cultures, traditions and styles will once again fill the small, historic Gold Rush town of Mariposa.

Admission prices range from $4 for a single session to a two-day special package price of $64 for Mariposa Arts Council members. Seniors and students will receive 10 percent off their total order. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

You can purchase tickets and gift certificates at the Mariposa County Arts Council located at 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa, Calif. For more information go to www.YosemiteExperience.com or call the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau at (209) 742-4567. You can also learn about more events like the Mariposa Storytelling Festival at Facebook.com/YosemiteNation.   

About Mariposa County Arts Council

The Mariposa Arts Council, sponsor of the Mariposa Storytelling Festival, is funded in part by Mariposa County, the California Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts. The MARIPOSA COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL, INC. is an incorporated not-for- profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County.

About Yosemite/Mariposa County

Located in the heart of California and home of Yosemite National Park, Yosemite/Mariposa County is a world class destination for all seasons. Combining the rich history of California’s gold rush with its engaging events, international iconic landscape, and welcoming locals, it’s no wonder Yosemite/Mariposa County attracts millions of travelers from all over the world each year. For more information, visit the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau at YosemiteExperience.com or call (866) HALF DOME.

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