09.22.2016 - 09.24.2016

Tales of the Cumberlands – A Storytelling Convention – Breaks Park

Tales of the Cumberlands: Devils, Giants, Feudists & Physicians is a three day storytelling event/convention held in the perfect backdrop; Breaks Interstate Park!  Relive history through tales and music; get in on the workshops; hear the real stories about moonshining, feuds, murders; experience "Show and Tell" with photos, weapons, jewelry and more.  Here's just some of the highlights:

Thursday September 22
Devil John Wright, Mountain Detective
Workshop Topics include Dr. Marshall B. Taylor (The Red Fox), Martin Van Buren Bates & Anna Swan, Ruben Potter & Family
Open Mic Music with Adam & Jack Wright and Stevie Conley

Friday September 23
Show & Tell
Getting Your Stories Published
Civil War and our Cumberlands
Feuds & Murders on Pine Mountain
Mountain Ways - Moonshining, Superstitions, Granny Witches, Nature Worship
Family Groupings
Lantern-lit Ghost Walk

Saturday September 24
Special Interest Groups - DNA, Family Tales & Mysteries, Music of the Hills & Oral Tradition

This is a special event to benefit the Letcher County Food Pantry of Whitesburg, KY

 

 

  • 09.22.2016 - 09.24.2016
  • Thursday 3 PM - Saturday 3 PM
  • Breaks Interstate Park
    627 Commission Circle
    Breaks, VA 24607
  • 804-687-4447
  • DevilJohnDays@yahoo.com

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