Apr 20, 2013 12:00am - 1:00pm


 Literature comes alive as Master Storyteller Jim Weiss entertains you and your family with some of the greatest myths and mysteries every told. Sit back (or on the edge of your seat!) as you’re introduced to Sherlock Holmes, Hercules, and other classic heroes.

This one-time ticketed performance benefits Journeys, a program serving grieving children and families in our community.

Journeys is the only year-round program of its kind in our nine-county service area which blends supportive counseling with artistic therapy for grieving children and teens (4 to 18 years old) and their families. Programs offered include support groups, workshops, one-on-one counseling, and day camps.

Any child or teenager – not just those served by hospice -- whose family member or friend has died can participate. There is no cost to access Journeys services. Hospice of the Piedmontrelies on gifts and grants—and special events, on occasion -- to sustain Journeys from year-to-year.

Jim Weiss has been a storyteller for more than 30 years and is the recipient of 100+ national awards. Jim’s company, Greathall Productions, has been around for 23 years and has thus far produced more than 45 storytelling recordings with popular titles from classical literature and history. Jim Weiss travels extensively internationally and throughout the U.S.presenting at home school conferences, schools, stores, libraries, community events and national organizations. Although he lives in Charlottesville, his local performances have been limited.

The event is sponsored by the U.Va. Children’s Hospital.

Event Highlights – Myths & Mysteries: Brought to Life

• Place: MonticelloHigh SchoolAuditorium

• Date: Saturday, April 20

• Time: 4:00 P.M.

• Tickets: $10/each – children 2 and younger (in laps) free

• Ticket Sales: (cash or check only) at Hospice of the Piedmont, Alakazam Toys & Gifts, or Bounce-N-Play. Tickets will be sold at the door if the show is not sold out

• Lead Sponsor: U.Va. Children’s Hospital

• Information online at

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