Archive for the ‘Up-coming Titles and Events’ Category

Got Ghosts (and “Got Milk): Greg Rodgers Book Signing and Storytelling at Full Circle Books on October 16th

September 11, 2008

Greg Rodgers will be storying and signing his book The Ghost of Mingo Creek during the Got Milk Reading Campaign at Full Circle Bookstore on Thursday, October 16th from 12:30pm – 2:30pm.  The Halloween season isn’t just for candy anymore…Got Milk?

Halloween Event at Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Learning Center

September 2, 2008

A story telling event for Children will present “Spooky Oklahoma Legends” at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library on Sunday afternoon, October 26th at 2:00 p.m.  Greg Rodgers, storyteller and author of The Ghost of Mingo Creek and Other Spooky Oklahoma Legends will rustle up the Kiamanchi big foot, the ghost of Mr. Apple, and witch of Kitchen Lake “just in time for Halloween”!

For more information on the event, contact Sheldon Beach at sbeach@metrolibrary.org or look for library calendar at http://www.metrolibrary.org

ACEI Meeting at UCO on September 8th at 3:00

September 2, 2008

Jana Hausburg will talk about writing her book It Wasn’t Much–and using it in the social studies and history classroom–at UCO’s Association of Childhood Educators September meeting at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, September 8th.  Contact Christy Boggs, the organization’s president, at cboggs5@sbcglobal.net for more information

Muskogee Public Library Ushers in Native American Month with Greg Rodgers’ Stories

August 27, 2008

Greg Rodgers will present tales from The Ghost of Mingo Creek–as well as other Oklahoma legends–at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 1st at Muskogee Public Library, 801 W. Muskogee. He’ll be signing and selling books afterwards!

Oklahoma Legends in Eastern Oklahoma

August 17, 2008

Storyteller Greg Rodgers takes on “Native American Month” this November  with a schedule of storytelling events, book signings, and sales beginning at Wagoner Public Library on Saturday, November 1st at 10:00 a.m. Join Greg and Wagoner’s own Majic for some Choctaw stories–as well as a few legends from his new book The Ghost of Mingo Creek and Other Spooky Oklahoma Legends–at 302 N. Main.  Questions about the event can be sent to majicly@yahoo.com.

Just in Time for Halloween: “Haunt the Canebrake” Storytelling Event on October 31st!

July 22, 2008

Storyteller and author Greg Rodgers will present the stories from his book “The Ghost of Mingo Creek and Other Spooky Oklahoma Stories and Legends” on Halloween night, Friday October 31st, at The Canebrake, 33241 E. 732nd Road in Wagoner, Oklahoma. Look for more details in the months to come at The Canebrake’s website, at Greg’s website, or here at our 46th Star Press Web site. Come and join in the haunting fun….jack-0-lanterns included.

Bigfoot Sighting at the Canebrake

Bigfoot Sighting at the Canebrake

The Ghost of Mingo Creek Goes to Press!

July 22, 2008

Our spooky Oklahoma stories and legends book goes to press this week. Look for “The Ghost of Mingo Creek and Other Spooky Oklahoma Legends” by Choctaw storyteller Greg Rodgers (with a foreword by noted storyteller and author Tim Tingle and an endorsement by award-winning author Rilla Askew) in early September…in plenty of time for Halloween!