The Story Festival is occurring in Story City again this fall and is now “Story Festival & More…” for its 12th celebration of storytelling.

The Story Festival & More will take place Sept. 14-16 at various locations in Story City.

Details and tickets are available at and Tickets are also available at the GCC Office, 524 Broad St.; Carriage House Museum, 619 Grand Ave.; and Bertha Bartlett Public Library, 503 Broad St.

Dessert and A Show

Thursday, Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.

Story Theatre, 512 Broad St., Story City, $10

Featuring Eric Hanson, Darrin Crow and Tom Milliga

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Friday, Sept. 15, 7 p.m.

Grand Viking Hall, 504 Broad St., Story City, $15

Presented by Judge Story Theatrical Troupe

Darrin Crow Workshop: From the Page to the Heart

Saturday, Sept. 16, 9:30 a.m.

Bertha Bartlett Public Library, 503 Broad St., Story City, $15

Darrin Crow, talespinner and troubadour from Cedar Rapids, will explore taking a folk tale from the printed page and making the story uniquely yours.

Writers’ Forum

Saturday, Sept. 16, 11:30 a.m.

Bertha Bartlett Public Library, 503 Broad St., Story City, free

Selected authors from Iowa will discuss their books and publishing experiences.

Downtown History Stops

Saturday, Sept. 16, 1 to 3 p.m.

Downtown Story City, free

Reenactors will be out on Broad Street telling the stories of former business people in Story City.

Scary Stories

Saturday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.

Fairview Lodge, Grove Avenue, Story City, free

Storytellers will tell tales sure to chill your bones.