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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Find details here: https://wisconsinstorytelling.com/wistget
EVENTS

TELLABRATION!™

NSN EVENTS DOCUMENT. CLICK HERE

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 20 at 7p.m.

Tellabration™ Story Concert
Register here for this free event.

Story Arts of Minnesota is part of the multi-venue celebration of storytelling that the National Storytelling Network spearheads every November. Log in to watch eight talented SAM members showcase a range of stories and telling styles. Professional teller Carol McCormick will host the show and an audience Q&A afterwards.

Registration for the Tellabration™ story concert is free. But since it’s a fundraiser for SAM, we hope you’ll make a generous donation, based on what you feel this evening of stories is worth. There will be opportunities to donate during and after the show.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 21
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).

SEE THE FLYER

This is a free Zoom event with a maximum of 100 people at any one time.  Audience members and tellers can come and go all day as long as there is room.  Everyone MUST register here:     http://tiny.cc/NCRegionTellabration

While this is a free event, we are asking those who are able to please make a voluntary donation to the National Storytelling Network. https://storynet.org/donate/

Featured Tellers for Sunday, November 21 at 5 p.m. on Zoom 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

 

 

PAST EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18 AT 7PM CST
A Storytelling TELLABRATION!™ Backyard Wonders to Wilderness Adventures!

Stories appropriate for ages 11+.
Register here to receive the link to attend.

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 for Thursday, November 18 at 7 p.m. on Zoom 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.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6
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…
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30
Workshop 10:00 AM –  Noon, Concert 1:00 – 2:00, Virtual
Inspire: Building Community and Empathy through Storytelling Games and One Pitcher A Dozen Glasses with Northlands Storytelling Network

FRIDAY – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15-17
The Inaugural Whitewater Storytelling Festival 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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2 & 9
Two-part workshop, Madison, WI
Sharing the Gathering: Wild Foods from Harvest to Table with Traditional Storytelling
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2021
WISCONSIN STORYTELLERS’ GET-TOGETHER: WISTGET
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.
FRIDAY – SATURDAY, JULY 23-24
THE LACROSSE STORYTELLING FESTIVAL