Booking a storytime with The Shaggy Donkey is an excellent way to bring the joy of overcoming with resilience to your school, organization, or private event (including birthdays!).

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Step up on The Shaggy Donkey Bus to read The Shaggy Donkey’s true story of resiliency for children!

This memorable 30-minute story time is onsite at your child’s School, Event or Marie Farms and is filled with fun and educational activities that leaves each child with an author-signed book experience.

The Shaggy Donkey StoryTime

Mar 20
Open Play at Marie Farms
Marie Farms - 3119 Golden Nugget Dr, Clayton, NC 27520

To see the full schedule, click below!

Please refer to the chart below to book the appropriate StoryTime today!

*Please fill out the Photo Consent form prior to your child’s arrival

Small Group

  • Up to 12 kids

$197 / session

Medium Group

  • Between 13 and 23 kids

$300 / session

Large Group

  • 24 kids and up

$375 / session

Book Event Space at Marie Farms! (Starting in March 2023)

Welcome to Marie Farms, Home of The Shaggy Donkey! The story began with 2 miniature rescue
donkeys, a husband, a wife and two daughters sharing the same middle name Marie on a small family-
owned farm. The story continues to unfold, staying true to their resilient, reliable and rustic roots, as
they warmly welcome you and your guests to Marie Farms for your next special event.

Space Includes

Indoor, heated/cooled bus
Accommodates 20 children + parents
Outdoor Patio Area
Custom Farm Tables and Chairs

Marie Farms Venue

  • Up to 49 guests

$500 / hour

Marie Farms Venue + StoryTime

  • Add the StoryTime for your special event

$875 / hour