2019 Festival Schedule

Celebrate 15 professional story artists and 40 community tellers. Join the Story Crossroads Festival on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the Murray City Park (495 East 5300 South, Murray, UT – morning) and the South Jordan Community Center/Heritage Park (share same parking lot – 10778 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan, UT – late afternoon/evening). Events are from 9:30am to 1:30pm and then 3:00pm-9:00pm.  Go to the Story Crossroads online store for tickets of $1.00/student or senior and $3.00/adult.  More details about tickets are found here.

Besides the Festival, you can attend the Free Outreaches and Special Events before, during, and after (including Scout Night) the Festival starting May 13-16, 2019.  You can also register/pay for an Intensive 5-hour Workshop on “Risking Peace–Storytelling to Open Dialogue” led by Noa Baum on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 from 10:00am-3:00pm in West Jordan, UT.  Registration for this opens March 1, 2019.

The schedule is subject to change and the Pavilions for certain audiences could also change to accommodate expected large groups and field trips.  

Story Crossroads Festival

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 

Sit-Down & Engaging Story Concerts, starting at 9:30am and end by 12:30pm

Hands-On Storytelling Activities, starting at 10:30am and end by 1:30pm

Hands-On Featuring:  Karl Behling & Mountain Man Petting Zoo; Visual Arts Story-Related Craft by Utah Museum of Contemporary Art; Self-Led Story Walk; The Story Circle, etc.

 

Pavilion 1

Elementary & Family Audiences

Pavilion 2

Upper Elementary & Adult Audiences

Pavilion 3

Middle School & Adult Audiences

9:30am-10:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

9:30am-10:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

9:30am-10:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

10:30am-11:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

10:30am-11:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

10:30am-11:20am

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

11:30am-12:20pm

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

11:30am-12:20pm

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

11:30am-12:20pm

Youth Teller

Youth Teller

Community Teller

Story Artist

Lunch, Bring your own and enjoy the Heritage/North Parks in South Jordan, UT

Enjoy Free Afternoon Outreaches at Schools, click here for details

 

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Dinner, Enjoy any of the neighboring restaurants and fast food places

Heritage Park–FREE

3:00pm-8:00pm – “We All Have Stories” Family Marketplace with Interactive Activities

South Jordan Community Center–Ticketed Concerts

Spanish Headsets & ASL Interpretation during Evening Concerts

6:00pm-9:00pm with Intermission

All together in Ballroom of South Jordan Community Center, 10778 S. Redwood Rd., South Jordan, UT

6:00pm-6:50pm: Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Story Artist

7:00pm-7:50pm: Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Story Artist

8:00pm-9:00pm: Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Youth Teller, Story Artist

On Thursday, May 16, 2019, enjoy the Post-Festival Academic Discussion or “The Big Secret Story Concert” geared for teens and adults.  Click here for more details on this and other free Outreaches.

Thanks to funding from South Jordan Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, Western States Arts Federation, Utah Division of Arts and Museums, Utah Humanities, Utah Valley University, City of Murray, Nubian Storytellers of Utah Leadership, and many businesses and individuals.