Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild

Storytelling is thriving in Northwest Georgia's ridges and valleys. That's the goal of this group and our guild is open to anyone who shares our love of stories and our desire to encourage it in our living rooms, schools, and communities....

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Thank You To Friends of the Festival! The Debby Brown YoungTales program is possible through donations to Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild and admission fees for The Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival. The support of the sponsors and...

Success stories!

Success Stories! This is our fifth year of bringing storytelling into area elementary schools through the Debby Brown YoungTales Storytelling program. How have we done? Here are some testimonials!   “The [YoungTales] program is...

2019 Featured Teller: Andy Offutt Irwin

“Andy took me on a journey unlike any other, full of heart and gut busting humor all wrapped in a hauntingly, beautiful story. When it comes to originality Andy is a piece of the American storytelling puzzle that is not shaped like any...

Join us for the 243rd Annual Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival

The Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild is proud to introduce the 5th Annual Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival and its educational component, the Debby Brown YoungTales Program. Our Big Fibbers Festival brings the best storytellers in...

2019 Festival Week Schedule

2019 Festival Week Schedule Festival Events Rome City Auditorium  601 Broad Street, Rome, GA 30161 Friday, March 15 8 p.m. Opening Night with Andy & Bil Saturday, March 16 9-11:30 a.m. Andy & Bil’s Workshop: The methods behind the...

Sign up for the Big Fibbers Contest

  Registration for the 2019 Big Fibbers Contest is now open! Will Melanie Knauff successfully defend her title. Will Denise Mount mount a comeback and break into first place? Will Danny Carlin traveling all the way from California...

2019 Featured Teller: Bil Lepp

“Bil Lepp is the Wonder Bra of storytelling. He takes something small and insignificant and pushes it up into something real-l-l-ly big and mi-i-i-ghty interesting.” — Barbara McBride Smith, storyteller   Growing up in a family where...

Thank you to these Friends of the Festival!

 

Presented by Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild, Inc.

Contact: Terrell Shaw, President
tel. 706-346-9155 | email: info@bigfibbers.com

Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild is a a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization