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Maple Woods

Maple Woods Storytelling

Join us for the 17th Annual Storytelling Celebration, Nov. 2-5, 2016 sponsored by MCC-Maple Woods.
Year 2016

The Kansas City Storytelling Celebration, hosted by MCC-Maple Woods, will be celebrated with lively stories, anecdotes, myths, legends and lessons. Our 17th Annual Celebration will celebrate the time honored tradition of storytelling and will be held in more than 100 sites across the Kansas City metro area.  For a schedule of public events visit

Our featured tellers for 2016 are:


Check out teller videos from past celebrations:

Michael D. McCartyMichael D. McCarthy

Michael is a multicultural storyteller of African, African-American and international folktales, historical tales, stories of science, spiritual stories as well as stories of the brilliant and absolutely stupid things he has done in his life.

Mike and Nancee MichumMike and Nancee Micham

Mike and Nancee Micham have developed their musical talent and love of entertaining through stints at Silver Dollar City, the McHaffie Homestead and their own Front Door Farm Market.

Angela LloydAngela Lloyd

A virtuosa on Washboard, Angela's performances are a whimsical braid of poetry, story and song played on Autoharp, Tenor Guitar, Spoon and Bell.

Megan HicksMegan Hicks

Describing herself as having survived the Baby Boom with her sense of humor intact, Megan Hicks makes characters come alive to all ages.

Last Modified: 10/18/16