Events

Upcoming Storytelling Events in Wisconsin

If you wish to have a Storytelling event posted here, please send an email to wiscstory@gmail.com with the following-  Date, Title of Event, Location. Fee to attend. Link for more information. Contact information. No pictures will be posted without a $10 fee. Due to COVID-19 there may be restrictions on listed events. Check with specific contact person.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

4 Women Telling: Fire and Ice”

January 22, 2022 at 8pm

Central (6 Pacific, 7 Mountain, 9 Eastern) Find Registration Here

Careful! Fire warms but also burns. Ice provides new passageways until it cracks. Both fire and ice have the power to transform. Warm your heart and chill your bones with our tales for a wintery night. The stories will be best appreciated by adults and teens. Children are welcome to attend, with the understanding that the show may include heavy, frightening or complex material.

PAST EVENTS

TELLABRATION!™  NSN EVENTS DOCUMENT. CLICK HERE. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at 7p.m.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2021. It’s a National Storytelling Network North Central Region TELLABRATION!TM Open House!Let’s share stories from across the North Central Region on Sunday, November 21 from noon-8:00 pm CST (1:00-9:00 pm EST).  This is an Open House, so feel free to drop in for any or all of it. Wisconsin tellers will be on from 5:00-6:00 pm CST (6:00-7:00 pm EST). Featured Tellers are: Elizabeth Matson, Teju Ologboni, Amy Jo Van Arsdall, John McGee, and Kathy Prestidge. Have you never joined NSN, or has your membership lapsed? Check out our website, see what’s going on, think about joining or renewing:   https://storynet.org/  

Jennifer Pahl Otto, Storyteller. jennifer.pahl.otto@gmail.com 
National Storytelling Network, North Central Region Director

A Storytelling TELLABRATION!™ Backyard Wonders to Wilderness Adventures!

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 7PM CST

Stories (for ages 11+) might be folktales or perhaps a personal story of some moment when the teller was awed by or fooled by nature. Experience the outdoors through storytelling. Enjoy stories that will help you get ready to have a nature connection of your own the next time you are outside, whether it is in the city, in the woods, in your backyard, in the wilderness, or in your house with your plants. Stay for a few minutes after the program to chat and swap your favorite nature moment. Registration Required. Sign up here. Save the email that you get with the link by adding a star or filing it in a folder called “Zoom Events.” Featured Tellers are: The humorous Tom Williams, Award-winning author and storyteller Kevin Strauss, “Story Play at It’s Very Best!” Sadarri Saskill, the fierce and wonderful Erin Johnston, Storytelling Naturalist Coral Conant Gilles, and campers/wilderness adventurers Brad & Karen Wendt.

4 Women Telling

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2021. 4 Women Telling is back with a bountiful selection of personal and folk tales for a season bright with color, merry with music, and abundant with tastes and smells to be savored.

Join Sarah Beth Nelson, Storyteller Erin Jay Elizabeth Matson and me (all WISTGET-ers and Wisconsin tellers!) for A Harvest of Stories, virtually, on Saturday Nov 6th! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/4-women-telling-a-harvest…

The Inaugural Whitewater Storytelling Festival

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15-17, 2021.  All ages welcome – different sessions are geared for different ages including adults only sessions, family sessions, a children’s tent, and workshops! More information and tickets here.

WISCONSIN STORYTELLERS’ GET-TOGETHER: WISTGET
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021
An annual gathering of Wisconsin tellers actively engaged in the art and practice of storytelling, 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! Join us for a day of connecting, telling and listening to stories.
THE LACROSSE STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
FRIDAY – SATURDAY, JULY 23-24, 2021