Irwin returns to delight WPA audiences

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Gentry Hassett, who “just wouldn’t miss a Chili Country Christmas,” said she loved everything about the annual event, the music, the chili, the teacakes, the atmosphere and Andy.“Andy Irwin is amazing. His stories brought back memories of my childhood,” Hassett said.“I loved the story about the tax and the Bazooka bubble gum and how Bazooka bubble gum helped him with his reading and math.Our table was laughing and giggling all night. What a wonderful way to celebrate Christmas with stories, laughter and friends.” Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article Don Renfroe and his wife, Susan, are regulars at the We Piddle Around Theater and fans of storytelling. They took their grown children, who where first-timers to storytelling.A standing room only crowd was on hand for the Chili Country Christmas in Brundidge.“They didn’t know what to expect and they really enjoyed Andy Irwin,” Renfroe said.“They laughed and had a good time. We all enjoyed the Benton Brothers, too. We had a big ol’ time. We always have a big time at the We Piddle Around Theater.”Irwin performed for students at Pike County High School Friday afternoon and then for a sold-out audience at the We Piddle Around Theater Friday night.The Brundidge Historical Society will host the 10th Annual Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival the last weekend in January. For information and tickets, call 334-685-5524 or 670-6302. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen Andy Irwin performs with the Benton Brothers during the Chili Country Christmas storytelling event at the We Piddle Around Theatre.Nationally acclaimed storyteller Andy Offutt Irwin was right at home at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge Friday night for the Brundidge Historical Society’s annual Chili Country Christmas storytelling event.Irwin tweeted Friday afternoon that he was in Brundidge, home of the We Piddle Around Theater, one of his “favorite storytelling venues in the world.”“The We Piddle Around Theater is what the Cracker Barrel tries to be but can’t,” Irwin said. “The WPA Theater is real.” Email the author By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Irwin said he was just as intrigued by the town’s antiquated Christmas lights. “Brundidge is Bedford Falls,” he said. “This town is real. This theater is real.”Irwin pointed to the screen door on the theater stage. “You don’t need a screen door to make this place look quaint,” he said. “Folks, you don’t have a floor. This place is already quaint.”The Chili Country Christmas audience applauded in response to Irwin’s appreciation of “the real thing” but that was just the beginning of the appreciation for the storyteller from North Georgia. Published 8:22 am Tuesday, December 15, 2015 You Might Like Voice of peace MESSENGER PHOTO/COURTNEY PATTERSONJoyce Peagler retired from the Troy Police Department Friday as a dispatcher. Peagler served for 27 years, longer… read more Latest Stories Irwin returns to delight WPA audiences Skiplast_img read more