Flatwater Tales festival is June 5

Melanie StatenAnderson, Arts 865

Tickets are on sale for the 2021 Virtual Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival, set for Saturday, June 5. Tickets are $15 for the 8 p.m. performance featuring Andy Offutt Irwin, Bil Lepp and Kim Weitkamp. It was recorded in front of a live audience.


This annual event is led by volunteers fom three Rotary Clubs in Oak Ridge. Due to Covid-19 concerns, it will be online in 2021. Add-ons are:

  • Workshops at $20 each throughout the day or all three for $45.
  • The after-party, a live real-time party with the tellers and a master of ceremony, is $10 with some giveaways for the audience.
  • A whole day ticket, including all live interactive workshops, the evening performance and the after-party, is $50.

Bil Lepp

Upon registration, participants will receive an email confirmation of their purchase. An email link to their events will arrive before the festival. In the event of registration difficulty, email flatwatertales@gmail.com or call 865-275-5270. After June 5, ticket holders will receive an email providing online access to their sessions for two weeks.

Tickets are on sale on the Festival’s Eventbrite page at: Flatwater Tales Storytelling Festival tickets or are available at the Ferrell Shop, 232 Jackson Square in Oak Ridge

Live, interactive workshops include:

Melanie Staten is a public relations consultant with her husband, Vince.

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