Raconteur Festival to be held May 10 in Metuchen

The Raconteur Festival, a semiannual hootenanny/cultural clambake featuring acclaimed authors, live music, sideshow performers and an independent press book expo, will be held at 2 p.m. May 10 at The Refectory, 270WoodbridgeAve.,Metuchen.

Participants scheduled include Charles Bock, John Crowley, Gabriel Brownstein, Shelley Jackson, The Dan Whitley Ban, The Roadside Graves, Samantha Hunt, Clay McLeod Chapman, Alex Dawson, Sandra Rubio, Arlan Feiles, James Braly, Jeremy Benson and The Bindlestiff Family Cirkus.

Tickets are $15. For advance tickets call (732) 906-0009 or visit The Raconteur at 431Main St. Tickets will be available at The Refectory on the day of event only. For more information, visit www.raconteurbooks. com.