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May to headline Tellebration Celebration

Published: Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013 12:15 a.m. CST

CRYSTAL LAKE – “Once upon a time …” sets the stage for imagination at the sixth annual Tellebration Celebration hosted by the McHenry County Conservation District and McHenry County Storytelling Guild.

The event will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 23 at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake. 

Locally renowned storyteller Jim May, along with Andy Talley, Jerry Martin and Fred Berchtold, will be spinning yarns to satisfy all ages. Attendees will hear stories about nature, folklore and tall tales and be a part of this worldwide event where storytelling enthusiasts bond together in spirit through simultaneous events held at the same time over the same weekend.

The fee is one nonperishable food item to help stock McHenry County food pantries for the holiday season. Advance registration is required.

Visit the conservation district’s website at www.MCCDistrict.org to view the programs in greater detail or sign up to receive the quarterly newsletter Landscapes.

Registration is accepted online, by phone (free programs only) at 815-479-5779, by mail and walk-in at Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road in Crystal Lake, or walk-in only at Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 and Harts Road in Ringwood.

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