Storyteller: Trudy Bulkley

Mother Goose

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 9:00, 9:45 and 10:30 a.m.

Jackson Storyfest is proud to welcome “Mother Goose” to the Carnegie Library for three Preschool Storytelling Sessions.   If you would like to bring your preschooler, please call Youth Services at 788.4087, Extension 1331 as soon as possible to make your reservation.  Space for attendees is extremely limited so please reserve your spot early!
Carnegie Library, 244 W. Michigan Ave., Jackson, Michigan

Storyteller: Adam Mellema

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Silver Tales – Stories for the Young at Heart
featuring Adam Mellema

Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

This performance, featuring national storyteller, Adam Mellema, is designed to delight and entertain Senior Citizens with funny, nostalgic and heartwarming tales. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for priority seating.

Ella Sharp Museum Community Room, 3225 4th Street, Jackson, Michigan


29th Annual Jackson Storyfest Friday Evening Concert featuring Adam Mellema and Laura Pershin Raynor

Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Time travel back through the decades with longtime storyteller pals
Adam and Laura. We’ll start in the 21st century and conclude long
before the dinosaurs with tales rich in nostalgia, mischief and humor. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Dedicated to the Memory of Virginia Lucas, Jackson Storyfest Chairperson 1994-2007

Michigan Theatre, 124 N Mechanic St, Jackson, Michigan

Other Performances:

A Michigan Storytellers Concert will be held on Saturday evening, May 7, 2016 at the Grand River Brewery in downtown Jackson, MI.

The concert will feature tellers from around Michigan, held in conjunction with Jackson Storyfest. More information will be available soon.


See a full list of our 2016 Donors.