Holiday StoryFest and Authors Showcase at Glendale Civic Center

Holiday StoryFest and Authors Showcase at Glendale Civic Center

Photos courtesy KJZZ

Kyle Mitchell is Diné (Navajo), Storyteller, Educator, and Veteran. He grew up on the reservation with his grandparents, where he learned the family’s work ethic along with oral tradition every day. He is currently a Project Manager for the Vice President of Academic Affairs with South Mountain Community College. He continues to share both traditional and personal stories within the state.

Travis is the Workforce Development faculty member of the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute. Travis believes in the power of storytelling to engage learners in all sectors in personal growth and in cultural and community awareness. He has led the Institute’s connection with ASU’s Changemaker initiative, and in creating faculty development coursework in storytelling for the college and the Maricopa County Community College District.

KJZZ and several sponsors host the Holiday StoryFest and Authors Showcase from 2 to 7 p.m. Dec. 1 at Glendale Civic Center, 5750 W. Glenn Drive, Glendale. Admission is free for children 12 and under.
Feature is an interactive children’s story stage with crafts, characters and prizes.
Meet Arizona authors and hear storytellers share holiday memories and inspirations.
Visit Glendale “hotspots” and get a discount with a Storyfest wristband.
See the lights of Glendale Glitters.
Get tickets at storyfest.kjzz.org.

Glendale Hotspots
Restaurants
• Bitz-ee Mama (7023 N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percent off
• Cuff (5819 W. Glendale Ave.)
• Haus Murphy’s Restaurant (5937 W. Glendale Ave.) – 10 percent off
• The Hop Stop Diner (7013 N. 58th Ave.)
• JJ’s Louisiana BBQ (5601 W. Glendale Ave. Ste. B) – 10 percent off
• Moe’s Old Fashion Burgers (5713 W. Glendale Ave.)
• La Piazza Al Forno (5803 W. Glendale Ave.)
• Pizza Old Roma (5740 W. Glendale Ave.) – 10 percent off
• A Touch of European Cafe (7146 N. 57th Dr.) – 10 percent off

Shops
• Cofae’s Corner (5746 W. Glendale Ave.) – 10 percent off
• Gracie’s Marketplace (7146 N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percent off
• Spinning Wheel Antiques (7015 N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percent off one item
• Zola Bell’s Vintage Antiques (7003 N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percentoff
Sweets
• Cerreta Candy Company (5345 W. Glendale Ave.)
• Coyote Oaties Cookies (7005 N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percent off
• Nomadic Ice Cream Rolls (5750 W. Glendale Ave.)
• Papa Ed’s Ice Cream (7146-B N. 58th Ave.) – 10 percent off
Children’s Stage sponsored by:
The Children’s Storytelling Stage will be a magical place where little ones enjoy stories, crafts, and prizes! Meet special characters at times noted below. Thanks to partners Studio 8 Event Entertainment and South Mountain Community College’s Storytelling Institute.
• 2:30 p.m. – Character Appearance: Lost Princess (Studio 8)
• 3 p.m. – Holiday Stories from the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute
• 3:30 p.m. – Character Appearance:  Provincial Princess (Studio 8)
• 4 p.m. – Holiday Stories from the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute  
• 4:30 p.m. – Character Appearance: Snow Queen (Studio 8)
• 5 p.m. – Holiday Stories from the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute  
• 5:30 p.m. – Character Appearance: Cookie Friend (Studio 8)
• 6 p.m. – Holiday Stories from the South Mountain Community College Storytelling Institute  
• 6:30 p.m. – Character Appearance: Mermaid Princess (Studio 8)
 

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