Telling Tales 2016
Westfield hosts the 8th Annual Telling Tales Festival on Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 10:00 to 4:00 p.m. This yearly event is Westfield's busiest day with over 25 of Canada's leading children's writers, illustrators, musician and storytellers all set against the backdrop of the historical village. Presenters this year will include Barbara Reid, Ruth Ohi, Kenneth Oppel, Jeremy Tankard and Kevin Sylvester. There will be opportunities to purchase, donate and swap books. Bring your favourite Barbara Reid book and have it autographed or enjoy a performance by Turkey Rhubarb. The historic buildings will also be open for visitors to tour.
This is a free event to everyone. Make sure to park at the Rockton fairgrounds and take the free shuttle service to Westfield. There is no public parking available at Westfield. If you don't want to lug your picnic lunch with you food services are provided by Puslinch Optimist, Strabane Optimist, Living Rock Harvest Truck, Jeff's Street Eats, Hippi Pops and the Ironwood Café.