2018 Catskill Mountains Book Festival - Performances

KICKOFF EVENT -Wake Up With Rip!
We’re celebrating Rip Van Winkle’s 200th birthday, but you get all the presents! Come early for surprise giveaways and to grab good seats for the performance of the classic tale by master storyteller Jonathan Kruk.  Marty’s Mercantile will be on site serving up delicious local cold brew coffee & tea, and baked goods!

Storytelling for Kids with Story Laurie
Story Laurie is an enchanting entertainer who transports listeners of all ages to lands near and far with her delightful renditions of folk tales and vibrantly entertaining, socially conscious songs for kids and families.

Catskill Mountain Tall Tales with Rip
 
Stories for kids, just like Rip Van Winkle was known to tell! With master storyteller Jonathan Kruk as Rip.

Catskills Tales & Tunes with Laurie and Ira McIntosh, Henry Hermann (Pavilion)
A lively performance of traditional tunes and mountain lore celebrating the rich history and culture of the Catskills - grab lunch and come enjoy a memorable show that’ll keep your toes tapping!

 Jonathan Kruk, consulting Rip Van Winkle on his upcoming show.

Jonathan Kruk, consulting Rip Van Winkle on his upcoming show.

 Ira & Laurie McIntosh

Ira & Laurie McIntosh

 Laurie McIntosh as Story Laurie

Laurie McIntosh as Story Laurie

 Jonathan Kruk, master storyteller. 

Jonathan Kruk, master storyteller.