Saturday, July 7, 2012

Song and Story Fest

We spent the week of July 1 through 7 at the Song and Story Fest held at Camp Emmanuel near Astoria, Illinois.   This was the sixteenth year for this event which brings together musicians and storytellers from all over the nation.   Most are affiliated with the Church of the Brethren but other interested folk also participate.
Camp Emmanuel is a beautiful location with a seventeen-acre lake at the center of camp.
Cody Robertson, cello, Erin Robertson, oboe.
 Some of the events took place on a grassy site overlooking the lake.
Jim Lehman, storyteller.
Other events were held in a pavilion with lights for late-night concerts.

This week was one of the highlights of our summer.