The 8th annual Storytelling Festival By the Sea will be held Sept. 7 and 8 in Patrick's Point State Park, 5 miles north of Trinidad. The event is produced by the North Coast Storytellers with sponsorship by the Ink People Center for the Arts, and features delightful storytellers and fine musicians. The festival is held at the campfire amphitheater beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 7 and running until 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 8. Special award-winning guest tellers are Milbre Burch (who performed for DNACA in 1996) and Len Cabral. For tickets and additional information, contact North Coast Storytellers at (707) 677-3840 or online.