StoryCon! - a free, family friendly library event

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  Saturday, June 10, 2023 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM

Join us as we celebrate storytelling in its many forms at our StoryCon event!

This is a FREE, all day event full of fun activities for the whole family. It will be taking place at the Braham Event Center (655 8th St SW, Braham, MN 55006) on Saturday, June 10 from 9:30am-3:30pm. Join us for the whole day, or come and go as you are able. We're excited to see you there!

 

? Schedule For The Day:

?9:30 - 10:00 - Doors Open

?10:00 - 11:00 – Magician Matt Dunn

(Matt Dunn is a comedy magician based in the Twin Cities. He has performed over 5,000 magic shows across Minnesota! His family-friendly magic show is filled with out of this world magic that children and adults love.)

?11:00-11:15 - Break

?11:15-12:15 - Breakout Sessions/Exhibit Hall

?Main Room - Character Storytime with Rupunzel & her Thief Prince and Spider Hero & Ghost Spider Hero

(Enjoy children's books read by some of your favorite characters! Recommended for children ages 3-7, but everyone is welcome. After storytime, stick around for a photo op!)

?Multipurpose Room - Swedish Wire Art Workshop

(Shoot for the stars with Steve as you create a wire-wrapped star! All supplies provided. Space limited - register when you arrive.)

?Library Room- Wand Making Workshop

(Let your imagination take over as you create your very own wand with Marianne! All supplies provided. Space limited- register when you arrive.

?12:15-1:15 – Lunch Break

Food Trucks Available (Pizza Barn, plus others to be announced soon!)

Gamer’s Den - Info table and gaming table

501st/Rebel Legion – Interactive Character Photo Ops

?1:15-2:15 - Breakout Sessions/Exhibit Hall

?Main Room - Arn Kind Viking Games

?Multipurpose Room - Swedish Wire Art Workshop

(Shoot for the stars with Steve as you create a wire-wrapped star! All supplies provided. Space limited - register when you arrive.)

?Library Room- Wand Making Workshop

(Let your imagination take over as you create your very own wand with Marianne! All supplies provided. Space limited- register when you arrive.)

?2:15-2:30 - Break

?2:30-3:30 – Laura MacKenzie - The Outlander Series & Traditional Scottish Music

(Laura MacKenzie performs traditional Scots and Scottish Gaelic music from both the Outlander novels and the filmed series. She presents music from both the Highlands and the Lowlands on an array of instruments including wooden flutes, whistles, concertina, Scottish smallpipes, border bagpipes and voice. Hear some of your favorites, learn about tradition, and join in on a rhythmic Gaelic work song!)

 

? Keep up to date with additional announcements on our Events Calendar: https://ecrlib.libcal.com/event/10750953

 

This program is sponsored by East Central Regional Library in partnership with the Braham Event Center and funded through Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 

All Dates


  • Saturday, June 10, 2023 09:30 AM - 03:30 PM