Wisconsin Storytellers’ Get-Together

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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  talesbyterry@aol.com 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 prestidgek7@gmail.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 prestidgek7@gmail.com or 920-284-5163