Wisconsin Storytellers’ Get-Together
Saturday, August 12, 2017
WISTGET 2017 “Just Over the Hill and Not So Far Away”
The Wisconsin Storytellers’ Get-Together is an informal gathering for sharing stories, ideas & resources. It’s a chance for networking, mutual support and being re-energized for storytelling in whatever form we practice it. Join in and swap some tales.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
9:00am to 10:00pm
Mosquito Hill Nature Center
N3880 Rogers Rd, New London, WI 54961
- $35 (Before Aug.1)
- $40 pay at the door
- Registration price includes meals, snacks, beverages for Saturday.
- SEND completed form and check to Terry Visger, 4987 Tschumper Rd, LaCrescent MN 55947
OR EMAIL – Name, complete address, phone number, Email address and other information to:
Terry Visger firstname.lastname@example.org and pay $40 at the door.
From Oshkosh and points south:
Hwy 45 north. Exit on Hwy 54. Right/east on Hwy 54 to Cty Hwy S. Right/east on Hwy S to Rogers Rd.
New London Library – 406 S Pearl St.
Mosquito Hill Nature Center N3880 Rogers Rd, New London, WI
Free Community Event
6:00-8:30 Potluck & Stories Around the Campfire
New London Public Library
406 S. Pearl St., New London WI 54916
Main Pasta Dish provided
Bring a side dish to share
OR Tell for Your Supper Volunteer storytellers should contact: Kathy Prestidge email@example.com
9:00 – Registration and connecting
9:15 – Welcome
9:30 – Lucy Beck Award Presentation & Story
10:00 – Break
10:15 – Swap Session A
11:45 – Lunch (catered)
12:45 – Swap Session B
2:15 – Swap Session C
3:30 – Break
4:00 – Story Slam
Theme will be “And then……” Potential tellers will put their name in a hat and indicate if they desire ratings from audience.
5:45 – Supper (catered)
7:00 – Concert
STORY SWAP SCHEDULE – ”Just Over the Hill and Not So Far Away”
|10:15-11:30 Session A||Jack and Jill Children’s Stories||A Funny Thing Happened Humorous Stories|
|12:45-2:00 Session B||Mosquito Buzz Environmental Stories||Once Upon a Fairy Mound Folktales and Fairytales|
|2:15-3:30 Session C||In a Spooky Cave Scary Stories||Mountains & Valleys Personal Stories|
Swap tellers are requested to limit their stories to 5-8 min. so others have a chance to tell.
Themes are a loose guide for the kinds of stories.
Recycling Table — bring used books, CDs, and other story stuff to give away.
Sales Table–CD’s or books by participants may be sold; literature may be displayed.
Lucy Beck Award — will be awarded in recognition of noteworthy contributions and service in the nurturing of storytelling in Wisconsin.
Questions? Contact: Kathy Prestidge firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-284-5163