2016 Schedule

20th Annual

BUFFALO COMMONS STORYTELLING FESTIVAL

“20 Years and Still Telling Stories”

June 10-11, 2016

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  History’s Mysteries “Sacred Places” Bus Tour

                   Mid-Plains Community College Center for Enterprise

 1:30-3:00 p.m.  Stories for the Young and Young at Heart at McCook City Library

  Andy Offutt-Irwin

 6:30 p.m.  Music and Storytelling Dinner Cabaret at the Bieroc Cafe

       Twyla Hansen, Andy Offutt-Irwin, The Steel Wheels

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

HIGH PLAINS MUSEUM

 8:45 a.m.   Meet and Greet former Governor and U.S. Senator Ben Nelson

 9:00 a.m.  “Political Stories” with Ben Nelson and Gene Morris

10:00 a.m.   Stories with Master Storyteller Andy Offutt-Irwin

10:45 a.m.   Music with The Steel Wheels

 

HISTORIC CARNEGIE LIBRARY

11:30 a.m.  Kick Start Your Own Poetry Writing with Twyla Hansen

 

BIEROC CAFE

12:30 p.m.  Open Mic at the Bieroc Café with Walt Sehnert

 1:30 p.m.  Poetry Slam/Poetry Out Loud at the Bieroc

                                 with Nebraska State Poet Twyla Hansen

 

MCCOOK CITY LIBRARY

12:30-2:00 p.m.  KidsFest “Peanut Butter Theatre” at McCook City Library

   Andy Offutt Irwin

 

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SITE

 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Chautauqua on the Bricks

  “Meet Senator and Ellie Norris”  Norris House

               Clark and Dawna Bates

 

HISTORIC FOX THEATRE

 7:30  “How the West Has Fun” Grand Finale — Celebrating 20 Years of Storytelling

Andy Offutt-Irwin and The Steel Wheels

 

Show Dedicated to Entertainer and Song Writer Mike Adams