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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Word of South Literacy Lane 2024

Get ready for a day full of storytelling and fun with Literacy Lane! This walk-through experience will bring children’s literature to life with interactive activities and live performances. Join us at Cascades Park on Saturday, April 27, from 12 – 4 PM.

Literacy Lane Schedule :
12:00 PM Bracelet Making and Watercolor Art with FINACIOUS
1:00 PM Maya Johnson, Founder of Maya’s Book Nook
1:30 PM Good Morning Tallahassee, Leon County Schools
2:00 PM Dylan Snowden
2:30 PM Anna Blalock
3:30 PM Storytelling Workshop

The Leon County Schools STEAM Bus will also be onsite and open from 12 – 4 PM.

Come also check out the performance of the beloved children’s classic Peter and the Wolf, featuring student performers from the South Georgia Ballet, on Saturday at 12:30 in the Marriott AC Hotel Ballroom!

Every child who attends Literacy Lane on Saturday, April 27, from 12 - 4 PM will receive a free book, thanks to our festival partners.

Word of South Kids is sponsored by:

Early Learning Coalition
Florida Blue