Now that the sled dog races in Chocorua have been canceled, all the more reason to come snowshoe and listen to stories beside a warm fire. Tickets will be on sale at the door for Fireside Storytelling at Tin Mountain tomorrow. Storytelling starts at 3:30, snowshoe excursions begin at 1:00, with plenty of Tin Mountain snowshoes available for use, and good things to eat and drink will be available in between. Your snowshoe storytellers will be Matt Krug and Joan Veilleux:
Matt Krug is known throughout the valley as a teacher, naturalist, and star watcher. His stories draw from each of these experiences. These stories often include animals, farms, and objects from the night sky. He will be telling a story about winter and how the big dipper got into the sky.
Joan Veilleux is from Brownfield, Maine. While working as a naturalist for the AMC in 2003 she discovered a love for storytelling. In the evenings at the Highland Center Lodge and on the trail she told stories of the history of Crawford Notch and the White Mountains. Since then Joan has presented on numerous occasions with the Mountain Storytellers Guild at libraries, coffee shops and fundraisers in and around the Mount Washington Valley.
You can find out more about this event and the afternoon's storytellers here.