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42. Listen to a fable at the Wren's Nest

Experience the lost art of storytelling

To hear Akbar Imhotep, one of the rotating storytellers here, weave a Brer Rabbit tale is to witness a maestro preserving an almost lost art form. Imhotep takes the listeners gathered in the home that once belonged to Uncle Remus creator Joel Chandler Harris on a forty-five-minute journey into the South’s plantation past. With the house museum celebrating its centennial this year, there’s no better time to go.

This article originally appeared in our April 2013 issue.