Connie Regan-Blake to Perform at Schoharie Crossing
Award winning storyteller Connie Regan-Blake will be performing at Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site on Sunday, July 28 at 6:00 pm as part of the annual Not Just for Kids Storytelling series. Her performance entitled “Leap and Laugh! Tales of Adventure” will take place outdoors near the Schoharie Crossing Visitor Center. The show will move indoors in case of rain. Guests are invited to linger, chat, and enjoy refreshments after the show. The event is free.
Connie Regan-Blake is one of America’s most celebrated storytellers. She has captivated the hearts and imaginations of people around the globe with her powerful storytelling performances. When Connie takes the stage, she generates a brightness and warmth, drawing in listeners with her engaging humor and Southern charm. Her stories range from hilarious traditional Appalachian Mountain tales to poignant true-life drama. She has performed at the nation’s top folk music and storytelling festivals in Chicago, Philadelphia and San Francisco as well as the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C.
The Not Just for Kids Storytelling series continues throughout August and into September. The following artists will be part of the series: Anne Rutherford, Aug. 4, Elizabeth Rowe, Aug. 11, Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi, Aug. 18, Sheila Arnold, Aug. 25 and Sandor Schuman, Sept. 8.
Saratoga Arts made this program possible with a Community Arts Grant funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature. The program is also supported by Stewart’s Shops, Mary Jane’s Market, L’Ultimo, the Garden Bug, Karen’s Produce and the Friends of Schoharie Crossing.
For more information about these events and more, please call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516, email: SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov, or visit our Facebook page Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site.
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