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Come to George West, the Storytelling Capital of Texas, on Saturday, November 4, 2017 for the 29th annual George West Storyfest!

This Texas Tradition will once again take place around the Live Oak County courthouse square, where storytellers, musicians, living history demonstrators, and more will share their stories with all who want to listen. You can also eat delicious food from local nonprofit groups and do some Christmas shopping from the arts & crafts vendors. The kiddos can have a blast in the children’s area, petting zoo, and can learn day to day cowboy & ranch life from the living history exhibits. We have a classic car show, motorcycle show, Little Red Wagon Parade, and much, much more! FREE ADMISSION!!!

We are in the process of updating the website with all the fun attractions coming for 2017; however, click through the pages on our site to see what all Storyfest has to offer!

Join us this year! You’ll be glad you did!

Mission Statement


The purpose of the George West Storyfest Association, Inc. is to provide a quality, family-oriented event; dedicated to preserving our rich heritage of storytelling. We believe storytelling to be the art of passing information from one generation to the next through various mediums including history, legends, folklore, music and dance. The arts reflect the past, enrich the present, and imagine the future.
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From One of Our Sponsors - ConocoPhillips

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28th Annual George West Storyfest

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Board Members & Executive Director

President

President

Cindi Robinson 
Vice President

Vice President

Julie Kaase 
Treasurer

Treasurer

Flo Moore 
Member

Member

Raymond Brysch 
Member

Member

Jim McGee 
Member

Member

Melissa Nance 
Member

Member

Thad Reagan 
Executive Director

Executive Director

Mary Margaret Campbell 
Associate Director

Associate Director

Shirley Holm 
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STORYFEST CHAIRPERSONS, ASSISTANTS, & COMMITTEES

Committee Chairpersons & Assistants
Breakfast Committee:
Dobie Dichos Volunteers:
Mary Margaret Campbell, Executive Director
Shirley Holm, Co-Chair
Bill Sibley, Program Co-Chairman
Shirley Holm, Associate Director
Alice Trevino, Co-Chair
Mary Margaret Campbell, Program Co-Chairman
Jim McGee, Grounds Co-Chairman

Grace Wilson, Mandy Kolb

Cody Campbell, Chili Cook
Thad Reagan, Grounds Co-Chairman
Lynett Krietsch, Amanda Lugo
Rodney Nance, Pan de Campo Cook
Raymond Brysch, Grounds Co-Chairman Missy Guerrero Melissa Nance, Serving Chairman
Crystal Koenig, Vendor Booth Chairman Cindi Dubois Lamon Bennett, Chili Server
Diane Reagan, Soft Drink Chairman
Erin Nance, Serving Committee
Flo Moore, Sales Booth Co-Chairman Louis Salinas, Ron Lopez Julie Kaase, Grounds & Drinks Chairman
Donna Van Way, Sales Booth Co-Chairman Michael Gonzalez
Tony Kaase, Grounds Committee
Cathy Ybanez, Food Booth Chairman

Melissa Nance, Living History
Jaime Royal, Stage Manager
Ralph Lopez, Stage Manager


Dobie/West Performing Arts Theatre Committee Members:
Peggy Harper, Stage Manager
Cindi Robinson
Glynis Holm Strause
Marcus Lane, Children’s Area Co-Chairman
Janelle Johnson, Children’s Area Co-Chairman
Decorations Committee:
Wagon Parade Committee Members:
Dale Cavallin, Electrician Becky Galloway, Chairman Ann Snuggs, Chairman
Shirley Holm, Breakfast Co-Chairman; Janice Appelt
Alice Trevino, Breakfast Co-Chairman Diana Ormand
Cindi Robinson, Liars' Contests Chairman Pat Sims
Classic Car Show:
Becky Galloway, Decorations Chairman
Melissa Nance, Living History Chairman
Pam Woodmansee, Opening Ceremonies Chairman
Hospitality Room Committee:
Glynis Strause, Sacred & Local Stories Chairman

Jo Ann Busby, Chairman

Motorcycle Show:
Marivel DeLeon, Storytelling in the Schools Chairman Larry Busby, Michele Baker
Gary Jones, Co-Chairman

Tori Garcia
Randy Garza, Co-Chairman
Gary Jones, Motorcycle Show Co-Chairman Mikey Palacios
Randy Garza, Motorcycle Show Co-Chairman
Beer Concessions:
Ann Snuggs, Publicity Art Chairman
Grounds Committee Members:
Erica DeLaGarza
Vacant, Stage Card Production Jim McGee, Co-Chairman Diane Reagan
Thad Reagan, Co-Chairman Ray Brysch
Julie Kaase, Dobie Dichos Setup Chairman Ruben Saenz, Co-Chairman
Bill Sibley, Dobie Dichos Performance Chairman L.T. Davis
Shirley Holm, Webmaster Tex Franklin
Bette McGee
Donovan Thomas

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