Friday, May 1 @ 8 PM Online Zoom storytelling event with featured tellers from the 2020 Stone Soup Festival hosted by the Stone Soup Storytelling Institute. About this Event Register using the ‘Free Ride Baby’ or the ‘Give What You Can’ ticket with your name, email and zip code. Please double check your email because…

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Friday, 5/1 @ 8 PM Online Zoom storytelling event with featured tellers from the 2020 Stone Soup Festival hosted by the Stone Soup Storytelling Institute.   Sign Up on Eventbrite About Register using the ‘Free Ride Baby’ or the ‘Give What You Can’ ticket with your name, email and zip code. Please double check your…

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Stone Soup Festival Liars' Contest

Saturday, April 18 2:30-3: 30 pm Woodruff Community Center We are honoring storyteller, author, wonderful human Linda Goodman this year.After moving to North Carolina and making connections with us Linda shared her marvelous stories of Appalachia and beyond with us on many occasions.We realized that the bond between Stone Soup Storytelling  and this wonderful storyteller…

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Stone Soup Festival Liars' Contest

What a challenge!  The selection of 2020 Featured Tellers from our 2019 New Voices was daunting.  The stories we had heard and the performances we experienced were remarkable. Our Festival Committee had to do it. Every year, since the creation of our New Voices event, we select our Featured Tellers from the prior year’s New Voices. The …

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Save the date, circle it, tell all your friends because the date has been chosen for the Stone Soup Festival in 2021. We hope you will make plans to join us for a spectacular weekend of activities. Lots more details to come to stay tuned.

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New Voices have been selected and are coming from all over the country to spin their tales on Saturday, April 18th at 12:30 – 2:15 PM. Click here to see who is coming.

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Schedule Change

Because of projected inclement weather on Friday the Stone Soup Supper (5:30-6:30pm) and the Grand Opening (6:30-8:30pm) have been moved to the Woodruff Community Center (116 S. Main Street).

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Congratulations to the New Voices for 2019! As you can see this is a diverse group of storytellers from all over the country. The New Voices will present in two different sessions on Saturday, April 27th at 10:00 – 11:15 AM and 1:30 – 2:45 PM. Both sessions will be held at the Woodruff Community…

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Stone Soup Festival Liars' Contest

By Linda Goodman, Stone Soup Board 2014-2016 In 2014, after 29 years of storytelling, and even though we are the designated Official Storytelling Festival of the state of South Carolina, Stone Soup had a problem. At our festival review following the 2014 Stone Soup Storytelling Festival, our board noticed a drop in attendance. We brainstormed…

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The Stone Soup board members reached a consensus and asked the following 2018 New Voices to return as Featured Tellers for the 2019 festival: Tony Marr, Sam Pearsall, Jeff Doyle and Karen Pillsworth. Congratulations! We’re excited to hear the stories they will tell! Stone Soup selects Featured Tellers from the pool of New Voices from…

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