Fourth annual ‘Do Tell’ Storytelling Festival at Cultural Center March 18

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Madison-Morgan Cultural Center will be hosting our 4th annual Storytelling Festival on March 18th and 19th. New this year is the Family Festival, in which the Center has partnered with Children Ferst Foundations, Madison-Morgan Boys and Girls Club, and Madison Artists Guild. The Storytelling Festival begins on Friday March 18 at 7p.m. on the front lawn of the Cultural Center with BBQ, live music, stories, and tall tales that will pick your funny bone with tellers Bill Lepp, Elizabeth Ellis, and Michael Reno Harrell. Admission is $10, and children under 12 are FREE. The Family Festival on the front lawn begins on Saturday, March 19 at 1p.m. and will be a hands-on afternoon for the entire family to see stories come to life through puppets and cartoons, hear national tellers, attend a workshop, or record a story live. The Family Festival is free and open to all!

From 7-9pm on Saturday, The Grand Finale Performance at the Center’s Auditorium will feature nationally recognized tellers Bill Lepp, Elizabeth Ellis, and Michael Reno Harrell. Come hear stories about growing up in the South. At 6 p.m. wine and beer garden will be open and there will be an opportunity to view the Jack Davis exhibit in the Center’s newly renovated galleries. Tickets are $15 per adult and $5 per student. For more information and tickets, please visit www.mmcc-arts.org or contact the Center directly at (706) 342-4743. The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center is a multi-disciplinary non-profit arts organization located in a renovated 1895 Romanesque Revival school building in historic Madison, GA. Through the performing and visual arts, the Center serves a multi-county areaand maintains an active membership base. The Cultural Center is handicap accessible and offers hearing devices for its audience members. For more information about the Cultural Center, please visit www.mmcc-arts.org or call 706-342-4743 (877-233-0598 toll free). The Center is located at 434 S. Main Street, Madison.

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