The Mudroom Online! The Worst Advice

The Mudroom is going online Thursday, April 16, 2020 @ 7pm!

This event was originally scheduled to happen on March 12, 2020. Anyone who purchased tickets for the March 12th date has a ticket for the next live Mudroom (date to be determined) as well as the virtual Mudroom on April 16. The link to the online Mudroom event will automatically be emailed to you. If you purchased guest tickets, simply forward the link to anyone in a different household.

If you do not have a ticket and would like to received a link for the online Mudroom taking place on April 16, 2020 at 7pm, check back here for the link anytime after 6pm on the 16th. The Mudroom Online will be free and open to the public with a suggested donation to AVA’s From Here to There Fund which supports our operating costs and instructors who are not teaching due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Any amount, small or large, is welcome and greatly appreciated!

The below contains details for normal Mudroom events taking place at AVA Gallery and Art Center (rather than virtually.)

Food at 6:30 pm | Storytelling at 7 pm
This live-storytelling event offers an opportunity to meet new people, enjoy a fun evening with music, food and beverage, and hear entertaining stories. Delicious Asian food by Pon and beverages will be available for purchase before the performance. Live music will be provided by Dave Clark and Juke Joynt. 

Ticket Price: $7.50 for Members (discount will be reflected at check-out), $10 general public, $20 at-the-door (limited availability)

  • Limit 2 tickets per person; Contributing Members and higher may purchase up to 4 tickets
  • AVA Members can purchase a limited number of tickets Online Only two months before the event.
  • Tickets for the general public will go on one month before the event.
  • Membership Discounts will be applied at checkout, after registration information is completed.

To become a member please click here.


Check back in June 2020 for our next Call for Storytellers:

We would like to hear from storytellers of all ages and from all towns throughout the Upper Valley and beyond. Storytellers who are selected will be awarded an AVA membership and two guest tickets to the performance.

Check out our Facebook page to get a flavor of the event. has on-demand video of previous Mudrooms as well.

Stories are limited to no more than 10 minutes, must be true and autobiographical, and must be told live (not read).

To submit your story, give us a summary in fewer than 300 words of your true, personal story. We don’t want essays, we don’t want poems, we don’t want folktales, we don’t want speeches, and we don’t want stand-up routines. Just tell us what your story is about and what happens in the end.

Please also include a brief biography of fewer than 100 words. 

Click here to see the most recent Mudroom, “Family Ties.”

Please spread the word! 

The Mudroom Team