Our 2015 Festival

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Los Osos Valley Nursery amphitheater, photo by Sandprints Photography
Photo credit: Sandprints Photography 🙂

We are excited to announce that Peace, Love & Story are returning to Los Osos.

Story is powerful and Peace requires its own great story.

Don’t miss this unique festival – the only one of its kind on the Central Coast.

Peace Love Story Fest
May 16, 2015
4 – 7 pm 


Circle ’round with your friends and neighbors to enjoy enchanting music, lively story, delicious treats and enticing prizes at the Los Osos Valley Nursery Amphitheater.


Storytelling is a full contact sport and no imagination will be left behind!


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Tickets are $10.

Featuring Community Storytellers:
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Storyteller, Zette Harbour
Robyn Saxer
Singer & Storyteller, Robyn Saxer
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Storyteller, Alex Milaychev
PLSF Barbara Russell
Storyteller, Barbara Russell


And YOU!

You are warmly invited to take part in our Share A Story Circle – connecting our community through story. 🙂

Musical Guests:

Shadowlands California Our musical guests will be Shadowlands.

“A haunting, gorgeous, emotionally expansive quartet whose music will melt your heart…”

With roots in Denmark & California, Shadowlands evokes a wide open musical landscape, both showcasing the four members’ individual voices and the magic of them coming together to create an ethereal folk-pop sound.”



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Musical Guests

Music has its own way of bringing Peace, Love & Story to life.

Shadowlands, CaliforniaShadowlands is the artistic collaboration of Mark Davis, Karoline Hausted, and local folk icons, Bob & Wendy.

“With roots in Denmark and California, Shadowlands evokes a wide open musical landscape, both showcasing their individual voices and the magic of them coming together. ”  Join us and enjoy as they bring their unique, heartfelt sound to the 2015 Peace Love Story Fest.



Tickets & More…

Tickets are available!

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Featuring Community Storytellers:
Zette Harbour is a traditional storyteller & the founder of the Peace Love Story Fest. She draws on the rich reservoir of multicultural folklore to enchant & entertain listeners.


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Robyn Saxer is a singer, storyteller & naturalist who brings Spanish language story & song to the PLSF. She loves discovering inspiration & creativity within herself, others, & the natural world.


Alex Milaychev is a storyteller, aerial artist, dancer & life coach who believes that strengthening our connection with ourselves deepens our relationship with nature & each other.


Barbara D. Russell is a scientist, public speaker, life coach & storyteller. She uses her wide range of experiences as a rich resource to share lessons from nature & life.



And YOU!

You are warmly invited to take part in our Share A Story Circle – connecting our community through story. 🙂

At 4:30 we will gather in a circle and open our hearts and ears to the stories of one another in a comfortable, easy-going style. Bring a favorite family story, a personal anecdote, or a beloved traditional tale. All ages are welcome and sharing is completely optional.

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2nd Annual Peace Love Story Fest Lineup

We are ready!

The Peace Love Story Fest – Transforming Community tickets are available online. There are a variety of choices so that you can pick the best plan for you. Contact Zette or Grisel with any questions. It all begins….

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Saturday evening from 6 – 7 pm at Los Osos Valley Nursery

An outdoor, family storytelling session featuring Baba the Storyteller and Zette Harbour. You can purchase a ticket for this show individually or as part of the Full Festival Pass.

Los Osos Valley Nursery is our gracious host and after the performance we will roast marshmallows at the coolest mud oven in SLO County. This will be the first of many delightful events at the Nursery, as they are constructing a brand new amphitheater and we get to share it with you.

A HUGE thank you to Hope Merkle and family 🙂


Sunday Main Performance from 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the South Bay Community CenterPLSF long flyer

You can purchase a ticket to the Sunday Main Performance only, or as part of the All Day Sunday, or Full Festival Pass.

1:30 pm We are thrilled to feature a fairly new voice on the Central Coast, Dylan Nicholson. This guy’s voice and lyrics will knock your socks off. A native of North Carolina, Dylan stole the smoke out of the Great Smokies and sings it out in every tune.

1:50 pm Local heretic and award-winning storyteller, Zette Harbour raises story from the deep and makes it dance before your eyes. Experience potent moments in her tales of delight and wonder that will remain with you long after the show. Story is powerful – come get charged up.

2:30 pm We are so excited that the dynamic duo, Ranchers For Peace are kickin’ it with us again. Powerful new tunes, voices that melt your heart, and, a message that will expand your mind and empower your soul.

2:50 pm Djeliba Baba the Storyteller enacts the rich story of the griot with the sweet sounds of kora music, the wit of  his incisive tales, and his energizing repartee. Baba’s performance is a bountiful offering of joy, wisdom and love – an experience not to be missed.


The Rest of The Story

Tickets for Saturday Evening and the Sunday Main Performance can be purchased separately, or as part of a package. We have a Full Festival Pass or the All Day Sunday ticket.

All Day Sunday ticket includes:

10:30 am Opening Ceremony

11 am Workshops: choose 1

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The Story of Tea

led by mujer sabia de la comunidad,

Grisel Puig Snider




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The Art of Storytelling

with Baba the Storyteller





12 pm Attend or participate in one of our Story Swaps

12:45 pm Lunch is served! Soup & Bread Bar. Fans of simpler fare will find cheese pizza, fruit and dessert available as well. Lunch is included in the Full Festival Pass and the All Day Sunday ticket. Lunch can also be purchased separately.

1:30 pm The Main Performance

3:30 Farewell til’ next time.


Have It Your Way 🙂

Choose which ever package or ticket that ‘s right for you. The Full Festival Pass allows you to attend any or all of the sessions, so we hope that you will join us for the whole ride. As Grisel says, “do you want to live in this community, or do you want to BE this community?”

Z n G seatedWe can’t wait to see you.