Folksinger and storyteller Tim Van Egmond will perform for families on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Enfield Public Library. Known for his spell-binding talent and dynamic style, Van Egmond will be telling tales and singing songs to celebrate the winter season. These will include tall tale “whoppers” about the cold weather, an Iroquois tale in which Rabbit sings a magic song to make it snow, a dreamy song based on Jane Yolen’s famous picture book “Owl Moon,” and more. Van Egmond will accompany himself on a wide variety of traditional instruments, including mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, guitar, and limberjack (a dancing wooden puppet that taps out a rhythm on a paddle board).
This drop-in program for the entire family is sponsored by the Enfield Culture & Arts Commssion.
A resident of Montague MA, Van Egmond has been captivating audiences throughout the country for over 25 years, appearing at hundreds of schools, libraries, and community centers, various folk festivals, and on a number of television and radio programs. He’s been chosen for the New England States Touring Program, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council’s Education Programs. He also has been selected several times for the New Hampshire State Library’s “Kids, Books, and the Arts” Summer Reading Program roster. Renowned author and storyteller Jane Yolen has said “Tim is a Triple Treat. He can sing, play a variety of instruments, and tell whopping good tales!”
Please call the library at 860-763-7518 or 860-763-7512 for more details or visit the library’s website: www.enfieldpubliclibrary.org .