2019 Festival Week Schedule

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 madness! For storytellers,...
2019 Featured Teller: Andy Offutt Irwin

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 other…” — Kevin Kling,...
2019 Featured Teller: Bil Lepp

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 the truth was fluid, Bil Lepp...
Sign up for the Big Fibbers Contest

Sign up for the Big Fibbers Contest

  Registration for the 2019 Big Fibbers Contest has closed! Buy your tickets to see the twelve finalists from five states vie for cash prizes. Will Melanie Knauff successfully defend her title. Will Denise Mount mount a comeback and break into first place? Will...
Join us for the Fifth Annual Big Fibbers Storytelling Festival

Join us for the Fifth 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 the nation to Rome and draws...
Ridge & Valley Storytelling Guild

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. Whether you are a...