2020 Schedule of Events

With the exception of the Friday dinner, all events are free and require no advance registration.

Friday, May 8

5 to 8 pm
An Evening of Dinner, Music and Storytelling
Wallis House, 616 Pleasant Street, Paris (map)

Enjoy a spectacular evening of music and storytelling inside the historic Wallis House. Reservations required. Tickets are limited, so reserve yours early!

Saturday, May 9

10 to 10:45 am
Jam Session with Josh Goforth
Hopewell Museum, 800 Pleasant Street, Paris (map)

A sing/play along as part of the Hopewell Museum’s Free Fun Hour. Children and adults are invited to come hear some old time music and play or sing along with storyteller and musician Josh Goforth.

11 am to 4 pm
Main Storytelling Event
Wallis House, 616 Pleasant Street, Paris (map)

Seating on the lawn, so feel free to bring your own blankets or folding chairs.

6 to 8 pm
Family Storytelling
First Christian Church, 911 High Street, Paris (map)

7 to 8 pm
Location TBD

8:30 to 10 pm
Storytelling at Prichard & Bail Cocktail Bar
108 E. Fourth Street, Paris (map)

Sunday, May 10

Storytelling in the Churches

Storytellers will perform a 20-minute story during Church services.


In addition, storytellers will also be visiting Bourbon County, Paris Independent, and Nicholas County schools, the Bourbon Heights Nursing Home, and the Bourbon Heights Adult Day Care on Friday. These events are not open to the public.