2021 Schedule

●●● ALL SEATS FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, EXCEPT NAUGHTY TALES ●●●

Adult (16+) $175

Senior (65+) $165

Festival Pass -
Adult & Senior Ticket:

Includes 10 performances and Bill Harley workshop. 

Adult (18+) $54

Senior (65+) $48

Child (<16) $24

Saturday 3 Show Special

All 3 Saturday Daytime Storytelling Shows

11:00am – 5:00pm
(all at the Ojai Art Center):
11:00am: Donald Davis and Diane Macklin in Humor and Heart

-PLUS-
1:00pm: Kim Weitkamp and Bil Lepp in Mischief Makers
-PLUS-
3:00pm: Bill Harley and Reverend B. Jones in Musical Tales

Child (<16) $58

6 Events

Children's Festival Pass -
Children's Ticket:

Includes 6 performances. 

Senior tickets are for adults 65 and over. Child tickets are for children aged under 16.
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:
• $3 handling fee per ticket (individual performances)
• $10 handling fee (total) for each Ticket Package (multiple performances)

Note: After September 1, all ticket packages go up $10 and individual shows and workshops go up $5

Thursday, October 28

Meet the Tellers: Reception with the Storytellers 

4:00 – 5:30 pm

Ojai Vineyard

Find out how the tellers found their stories!

Delicious Ojai Vineyard Wines for purchase.

Light appetizers provided.

Adults $32

Seniors $30

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Rev. B. Jones & Kimberly Ford and the Dreamland Band

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

7113 South Montgomery St, Ojai

 

The evening will open with a story from Reverend B. Jones followed by Kimberly Ford and the Dreamland Band's, "A Tribute to Joni Mitchell".

Two year's ago, Kimberly Ford and her band brought down the house with a rousing, beautiful tribute full of songs and stories of Joni Mitchell. Don't miss this fantastic musical experience!

Adults $32

Seniors $30

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Thursday

Thursday

Friday, October 29

Fall Stories for Primary Students

(Grades K-3)

with Kim Weitkamp, Bill Harley, and Regi Carpenter.

9:30 – 10:30am
Libbey Bowl

 

Adult $15, Child $12

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Groups (10+) $10 (at checkout when you add 10 tickets to your basket)

Fall Stories for Upper Grades (4-8)
with Donal Davis, Diane Macklin, Rev. B. Jones, and Bil Lepp.

11:15am –12:30pm

Libbey Bowl

Adult $15, Child $12

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Groups (10+) $10 (at checkout when you add 10 tickets to your basket)

Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats

with Rev. B. Jones, and Diane Macklin.

3:00 – 4:30pm

Art Center Patio

113 South Montgomery

 

Adults $20

Seniors $18

Child: $10

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Alan Thornhill 

6:30 – 7:30pm

Libbey Bowl 

Included with purchase of Laughing Night ticket.

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Laughing Night

7:30 – 10:00pm

Libbey Bowl

Join all the tellers for a hilarious night of rib tickling fun!

Adults $32

Seniors $30 

Children $15

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Workshop: Stories at Work

with Bill Harley

1:00 – 2:30pm

Art Center

113 South Montgomery
Included in the Adult's Festival Package.​

$20 ($25 after Sept 1)

(2 workshops for $35, $45 after Sept 1)

Friday

Friday

Friday

Friday

Friday

Friday

Workshop: Do You Just Make That Up as You Go Along?

with Bil Lepp

9:00 – 10:30am

Ojai House

304 N Montgomery St

Not included in Festival Pass.

 

$20 ($25 after Sept 1)

(2 workshops for $35, $45 after Sept 1)

Story Shop Stop

Saturday 10:30am - 5:00pm

Sunday 10:30am - 3:00pm

Libbey Park Fountain

A boutique Surrounding the beautiful Libbey Park Fountain.
Unique gifts to purchase from local
artists and craftspeople

Humor and Heart

with Donald Davis and Diane Macklin

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

$20 adults

$18 seniors

$10 children

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Story Swap: FREE!

12:45 – 2:00pm

Libbey Park Fountain

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 Store at the Ojai Art Center.

Mischief Makers 

with Bil Lepp and Kim Weitkamp

1:00 – 2:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

$20 adults
$18 seniors
$10 children

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Saturday, October 30

Workshop: The Art of Storytelling

with Donald Davis

9:00 – 10:30am

Art Center Gallery

113 S Montgomery St

Not included in Festival Pass.

$20 ($25 after Sept 1)

(2 workshops for $35, $45 after Sept 1)

Musical Tales

with Bill Harley and  Reverend B. Jones

3:00 – 4:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

$20 adults
$18 seniors
$10 children

(add $5 after Sept 1)

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Saturday

Tales of Mystery and Suspense

with Bill Harley, Rev. B. Jones, Donald Davis, Diane Macklin, and Bil Lepp.

6:00 – 8:00pm  

Libbey Bowl

210 South Signal

$30 adults

$28 seniors

$15 children

Naughty Tales: Ladies of the Night

8:45 – 10:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

This year's performers include Regi Carpenter, Debra Ehrhardt and Kim Weitkamp.

Not included in the Festival Pass

$40 ($45 after Sept 1)

Saturday

The Sheriffs of Schroedingham

Ross Garren and John Schroeder

5:00 – 6:00pm  

Libbey Bowl Stage

210 South Signal

Included with purchase of Tales of Mystery and Suspense

Saturday

Workshop: Creating Connections Through Story and Song

with Reverend B. Jones

9:00 – 10:30am
Ojai House

Not included in Festival Pass.

 

$20 ($25 after Sept 1)

(2 workshops for $35, $45 after Sept 1)

Sunday

Sunday, October 31

Workshop: Tongue & Pen

with Kim Weitkamp

​9:00 – 10:30am

Art Center Gallery

113 South Montgomery


Not included in Festival Pass.

$20 ($25 after Sept 1)

(2 workshops for $35, $45 after Sept 1)

Sunday

Farewell Tales and Continental Breakfast

with all the Tellers

11:00am – 1:00pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

Adults $30
Seniors $28
Child $15

(Add $5 after Sept 1)

Sunday

Sunday

Story Shop and Halloween Activities for Kids!

10:00-3:00

Libbey Park Fountain

Come enjoy a Halloween celebration at the Libbey Park Fountain. Costumes are welcome! Face painting, crafts, storytelling, trick or treats, etc. 

Note: some of the vendors will be charging for materials.

Sunday

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…