2021 Schedule

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

Please note, all ticket purchases will show on your bank or credit card statement as Performances to Grow On.
We love dogs but not at the festival. Thank you!

Adult (16+) $190

Senior (65+) $180

Festival Pass -
Adult & Senior Ticket:

Includes 10 performances and Bill Harley workshop. 

Child (under 16) $73

6 Events

Children's Festival Pass -
Children's Ticket:

Includes 6 performances. 

Adult (16+) $69

Senior (65+) $63

Child (under 16) $39

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 Robert B. Jones in Musical Tales

Online Streaming Pass

All Audiences

Includes: Reverend Robert B Jones & Kimberly Ford Band Tribute to Joni Mitchell, Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats, Alan Thornhill & Martin Young, Laughing Night, Humor & Heart, Mischief Makers, Musical Tales, Sheriffs of Schroedingham, Tales of Mystery and Suspense, Naughty Tales, Farewell Tales.

All Audiences $100

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Senior tickets are for adults 65 and over. Child tickets are for children aged under 17.
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:
• $4 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 $15 and individual shows and workshops go up $5

Thursday, October 28

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Meet the Tellers: Reception with the Storytellers 

4:00 – 5:30 pm

321 E Ojai Ave, Ojai

Majestic Oak Winery

Find out how the tellers found their stories!

Wine for purchase.

Light appetizers provided.

Adults $37

Seniors $35

Thursday

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Reverend Robert B. Jones & Kimberly Ford and the Dreamland Band

7:30 – 9:00 pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

113 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 $37

Seniors $35

Thursday

Friday, October 29

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Fall Stories for Primary Students

(Grades K-3)

with Kim Weitkamp, Bill Harley, and Regi Carpenter.

9:30 – 10:30am
Libbey Bowl

 

Adult $20, Child $17

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

Friday

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

11:15am –12:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

Adult $20, Child $17

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

Friday

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Small Wonders and Stupendous Feats

with Reverend Robert B. Jones, and Diane Macklin.

3:00 – 4:30pm

Art Center Patio

113 South Montgomery

 

Adults $25

Seniors $23

Child: $15

Friday

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Alan Thornhill & Martin Young 

6:30 – 7:30pm

Libbey Bowl 

Included with purchase of Laughing Night ticket.

Friday

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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 $37

Seniors $35 

Children $20

Friday

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Workshop: Stories at Work

with Bill Harley

1:00 – 2:30pm

Art Center Patio

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

$25 

(2 workshops for $45)

Friday

Food Truck at Libbey Bowl open from 3-8

Saturday, October 30

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Saturday

Workshop: The Art of Storytelling

with Donald Davis

9:00 – 10:30am

Art Center Patio

113 S Montgomery St

Not included in Festival Pass.

$25

(2 workshops for $45)

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

with Bil Lepp

9:00 – 10:30am

Sane Living Center

316 E Matilija St, Ojai


Not included in Festival Pass.

$25

(2 workshops for $45)

Saturday

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Story Shop Stop

Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm

Libbey Park Fountain

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

Saturday

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Story Swap: FREE!

12:45 – 2:00pm

Nutmeg's Ojai House

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.

Saturday

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Mischief Makers 

with Bil Lepp and Kim Weitkamp

1:00 – 2:30pm
Ojai Art Center Patio

$25 adults

$23 seniors

$15 children

Saturday

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Musical Tales

with Bill Harley and  Reverend Robert B. Jones

3:00 – 4:30pm

Ojai Art Center Patio

$25 adults

$23 seniors

$15 children

Saturday

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The Sheriffs of Schroedingham

Ross Garren and John Schroeder

5:00 – 6:00pm  

Libbey Bowl

210 South Signal

Included with purchase of Tales of Mystery and Suspense

Saturday

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Tales of Mystery and Suspense

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

6:00 – 8:00pm  

Libbey Bowl

210 South Signal

$35 adults

$33 seniors

$20 children

Saturday

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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

$45 (Table of 4 - $160)

Saturday

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Humor and Heart

with Donald Davis and Diane Macklin

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

$25 adults

$23 seniors

$15 children

Saturday

Food Trucks at Libbey Park open from 1-8

Sunday, October 31

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Workshop: Tongue & Pen

with Kim Weitkamp

​9:00 – 10:30am

Art Center Patio

113 South Montgomery


Not included in Festival Pass.

$25

(2 workshops for $45)

Sunday

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Workshop: Creating Connections Through Story and Song

with Reverend Robert B. Jones

9:00 – 10:30am

Sane Living Center

Not included in Festival Pass.

 

$25

(2 workshops for $45)

Sunday

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Story Shop and Halloween Activities for Kids!

10:00-3:00 with Halloween Kid Fest from 1-3!

Libbey Park Fountain

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

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

Sunday

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Farewell Tales and Continental Breakfast

Madrigali Singers Pre-Show @ 10:30am

with all the Tellers

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

$35 adults

$33 seniors

$20 children

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…