The annual Southern Ohio Storytelling Festival will be held in Chillicothe Thursday through Saturday.

Most events will take place at the Pump House, but Friday night's ghost stories will be held at the Majestic. Storyteller Bill McKell says there is a magic in listening to stories.

A special preview will take place at the Pump House on Thursday night, but the Story Fest runs Friday and Saturday. For a schedule and ticket information, log onto