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Corner House Mid-Season Storytelling Dinner Gala
February 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Corner House Mid-Season Storytelling Dinner Gala on Thurs. Feb. 16
On Thursday evening, Feb. 16th the Corner House Inn hosts a Storytelling Dinner Gala. Marking the half way point in the 29th season of the popular Storytelling Dinner series, five different storytellers will be on hand spinning yarns after dinner. The mid-season gala storytellers include both Corner House favorites and program newcomers. Gala evenings are extremely popular, and advance reservations are highly recommended!
Featured at the mid-season gala program will be Corner House “regulars” Becky Rule, Peter Brodeur and Rusty Locke. They will be joined by storyteller/entertainers Cindy Duchin and Andrew Forsthoefel, who will both be making their inaugural Corner House storytelling appearance.
Becky Rule, renowned NH storyteller, Yankee humorist and native daughter, has gathered and told stories of New Englanders for the past 20 years – doing more than 100 performances annually throughout the Granite State and beyond. Best known for her live presentations of humorous New Hampshire stories, Becky also writes regularly for several NH publications and has authored numerous books and CD’s about NH life.
Peter Brodeur (aka Bearded Turtle) has been featured in NH Magazine and is best known to Corner House audiences as a teller of American Indian stories. He started telling American Indian legends while working as a tour guide at the Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum. Peter also tells personal or family stories, remembering the stories his father would tell sitting around the table after supper.
Rusty Locke, local curmudgeon and spinner of tales occasionally accompanies himself on 12 string guitar or 5 string banjo, and has been telling and singing tall tales for well over 30 years. His mellow voice and whimsical manner has endeared him to many fans in the Lakes Region and around the Granite State.
Cindy Duchin is a wonderfully gifted North Sandwich singer and songwriter, appearing regularly throughout the Lakes Region and beyond. Cindy incorporates music into her stories and his eager to share her musical stories with our Corner House audience.
Andrew Forsthoefel embarked on a life-altering experience after college as he walked across the country. His book about the journey is coming out this spring, and his stories have been featured on NPR’s “The Moth” and “This American Life”. He makes his first visit to the Corner House Storytelling Dinner program.
Don’t miss this entertaining winter’s smorgasbord of storytellers and tales on Thursday, February 16th! The Storytelling Dinner begins at 6:30 PM, and includes salad, entree, dessert, coffee, and complimentary glass of wine. The cost is only $21.95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Space is limited, so make your reservation now! For more information and reservations contact the Corner House in Center Sandwich at 284-6219, or online at firstname.lastname@example.org.