Once Upon a Time…Where Stories Began
Purchase tickets at: https://www.wimberleystoryfest.org/
*An exploration of how stories began
*Delectable farm-to-table culinary offerings each paired with a different exquisite wine provided by Jaclynn Renee Wines
*Inspiring music by Dirje Childs to set the tone for the evening
*W.F. Strong (creator of the NPR podcast ‘Stories from Texas’) will be our narrator, crafting the ‘story’ of the evening and hosting a few additional inspiring story tellers.
*John Bucher (mythologist, storyteller, and writer who serves as Creative Director for the Joseph Campbell Foundation) will inform us about myths and the meaning behind man’s earliest stories.
*A juried art show and silent auction, connected to the theme of the evening, with work featuring amazing local artists
*A star party complete with telescopes for views of the night sky above Wimberley –
courtesy of the International Dark Sky Association.
The centerpiece for the evening will be the
Exclusive work-in-progress screening of the Elizabeth Buckley documentary film:
‘The Stars at Night’
The film features: the connection between the night sky and mythology; astronomy;
ancient legends; and Native-American stories…
plus… a segment on a resolute band of graduate film students on a
search through the Texas hill country to find the perfect spot for a view of the Milky Way