19th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

More than a festival... It's an experience.

What

The 19th Annual Ojai Storytelling Festival

When

October 24-27, 2019

Where

Libbey Bowl, 
Ojai Art Center,

Ojai House

Contact Us

To learn more, don’t hesitate to get in touch

© 2019 Ojai Storytelling Festival

2019 Schedule

●●● ALL SEATS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED ●●●

Adult (18+) $159

Senior (65+) $149

Festival Pass -
Adult & Senior Ticket:

Includes all events except:
Student outreach on Friday morning, Workshops, and Naughty Tales. You save $51 for an adult and $41 for seniors over the price of purchasing each event individually.
 

Adult (18+) $49

Senior (65+) $46

Child (≤15) $31

Saturday 3 Show Special

All 3 Daytime Storytelling Shows from 11:00am – 5:00pm
(all at the Ojai Art Center):
11:00am: Jennifer Munro and Anne Rutherford with Amazing Adventures

-PLUS-
1:00pm: Debra Ehrhardt and Tim Lowry with Humor and Heart
-PLUS-
3:00pm: Peter Cook, Kim Weitkamp and Blind Boy Paxton with
A Feast for the Senses 

Senior tickets are for adults 65 and over. Child tickets are for children ages 15 and under.
A purple star denotes events especially designed for young kids and families.

The following handling fees apply when purchasing online, by phone, or during the festival:
• $2 handling fee per ticket (individual performances)
• $4 handling fee (total) for each Ticket Package (multiple performances)

Thursday, October 24

6:30 – 9:30 pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Meet All the Storytellers and Raw and Unfiltered Stories
The evening starts off with all the tellers sharing how they became storytellers followed by Raw and Unfiltered Tales with 2 Moth Winners: Brian Finkelstein, and Ruby Cooper+ Anne Rutherford, Debra Ehrhardt, Jennifer Munro, and Blind Boy Paxton.

 

Adults:  $35

Seniors: $32

Friday, October 25

9:30 – 10:30am
Libbey Bowl

Fall Stories for Primary Students (Grades K-3)
with Tim Lowry, Anne Rutherford and Peter Cook

 

Adult $20, Child $12

Groups (10+) $10

11:15am –12:30pm
Libbey Bowl

Fall Stories for Upper Grades (4-8)
with Kim Weitkamp, Jennifer Murnro, Blind Boy Paxton and Debra Ehrhardt

 

Adult $15, Child $12

Groups (10+) $10

3:00 – 4:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Stories of Courage
with Debra Ehrhardt and Jennifer Munro
and Peter Cook

Adults $20

Seniors $18

Child: $10

5:00 – 6:00pm
Art Center Patio

Song Stories
with Kim Weitkamp and Blind Boy Paxton

 

Adults $20

Seniors $18

Child: $10

7:00 – 8:00pm
Art Center Patio

Celebrating Joni Mitchell

with Kimberly Ford and Friends

 

Adults $20

Seniors $18

Child $10

8:45 – 10:00pm            

Art Center Patio    

Supernatural Tales
with Anne Rutherford, Jennifer Munro
and Tim Lowry

Adults $20
Seniors $18

9:00 – 10:30am
Art Center Patio

Essential Stories for Effective Communication Workshop with Tim Lowry

Not included in Festival Pass.

 

$20

10:30am – 5:00 pm
Ojai Art Center Gallery

Story Shop Stop
A boutique in the Art Center Gallery.
Unique gifts to purchase from local
artists and craftspeople

11:00am – 12:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Amazing Adventures

Jennifer Munro and Anne Rutherford

 

$20 adults

$18 seniors

$10 children

12:45 – 2:30pm
Ojai House

Story Swap: FREE!

Story Swap is your chance to tell a story to an enthusiastic audience. Beginning tellers welcome. Five minute limit, please. Sign up at the Storytelling Resource Storeat the Ojai Art Center.

1:00 – 2:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Humor and Heart

Debra Ehrhardt and Tim Lowry

 

$20 adults
$18 seniors
$10 children

Saturday, October 26

9:00 – 10:30am
Ojai House

Preserving Family Stories Workshop

with Jennifer Munro

Not included in Festival Pass.

$20

3:00 – 4:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

A Feast for the Senses

Peter Cook, Blind Boy Paxton and Kim Weitkamp

 

$20 adults
$18 seniors
$10 children

5:30 – 8:00pm  
Libbey Bowl

Laughing Night

with all the Tellers

 

$30 adults

$27 seniors

$15 children

8:30 – 10:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Naughty Tales Under the Stars on the Patio

This year's performers include Anne Rutherford, Debra Ehrhardt and Blind Boy Paxton

Not included in the Festival Pass

$40

At Laughing Night on Sat. Oct. 26 starting at 5:00pm we will have a food truck offering some good ole' fashion bbq bringing some southern exposure to the evening. The food is great and there will be veggie burgers in addition to pulled pork, brisket,
tri tip and chicken along with tasty sides of beans and coleslaw. Stories and barbecue... A winning combination!

Sunday, October 27

​9:00 – 10:30am
Ojai Art Center Gallery

Jumpstart Your Stories
Workshop with Anne Rutherford
Not included in Festival Pass.

 

All Tickets $20

11:00am – 1:00pm
Ojai Art Center

Continental Breakfast and Farewell Tales
with all the Tellers

 

Adults $30
Seniors $27
Child $15

The Ojai Storytelling Festival is presented by Performances to Grow On, a non-profit organization. Support our programs with a tax-deductible donation. In these tough times, donations in any amount make a difference. Don’t have a lot to give? No problem. All it takes is $1 to make a difference in a child's life. Have a little more to give? You can also make contributions on behalf of friends and family…