Ellouise Schoettler welcomes guests Steve Tate Co-chair of the Old North State Storytelling Festival Committee and Willa Brigham, Inspirational Storyteller who will be sharing a story and one of the ten storytellers performing at The 3rd Annual Old North State Storytelling Festival. Acclaimed national and regional storytellers present hours of stories to entertain either in-person, at home, or both! There is something for everyone, even a special children’s showcase. There are many professional storytellers and local storytellers featuring new voices who auditioned out of many applicants. There is a wide variety of genres, styles, diversity, and personality of storytellers. The Festival is also taking all precautions for the health and safety of the performers, guests and volunteers, they are requiring all festival attendees to show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test before attending the in-person festival.