Calendar of Events

Madison County Storytelling’s 4th Annual Tellabration!TM

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

O’Toole’s Herb Farm
Madison, FL

Held in a spacious tent on the grassy fields of O’Toole’s Herb Farm, we will have five different concerts featuring a wonderful variety of tellers. Donation $7 – advance, $10 at gate. Under 12 free w/parent/guardian. Save the date and … Continued

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Tellabration 2017!

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

Lakes Regional Library
Ft. Myers,

Storytelling for grown-ups and school-age children. Presented by the Tamiami Tale Tellers. Featured tellers will be Dwight Elam, Lisa Leonhardt, Nancy Menaldi-Scanlan, Pamela Minton, Anita Sherman, Howard Silverman, Mary Lou Williams, Donna Wilson and Joel Ying. Marilyn Graham will MC. … Continued

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TELLABRATION! 2017

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

Faith UCC Church
Bradenton, FL

TELLABRATION! 2017 Sat., Nov. 18, at Faith UCC Church 4580 E. State Rd. 64, Bradenton, FL (Entrance behind Thornton’s gas station) Cello music by Isabel Ratliff at 6:30;  Stories at 7:00 pm Tellers include Laconia Therrio, Kuniko Yamamoto, Tamara Green, Maureen Belote, Dee Saffrey, Gene … Continued

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TELLABRATION ST. PETERSBURG —STORYTELLERS OF OLD TAMPA BAY

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

HOUSE OF FRETHAM

A gathering of storytellers to celebrate the Tellabration tradition. Call for information and to RSVP. HOUSE OF FRETHAM – Call (727) 418-5578 for address, Email: [email protected] https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=storytellers%20of%20old%20tampa%20bay  

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The Fort Lauderdale Story Slam

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

The Vanguard Sanctuary for the Arts
Ft Lauderdale, FL

The Fort Lauderdale Story Slam is a regular storytelling contest in which people tell 5-7 minute true, personal stories. There is $100 prize money for the winner and $50 for two runners-up. See website for information about how to submit … Continued

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Believe It or Not – A Tellabration Event

Sat. Nov 18, 2017

Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts
Winter Park, FL

“Believe It or Not” – Twelve of the regions most sought after tellers take the stage to share crafted tales of mischief, intrigue, love and inspiration. Tickets are $15.00 All proceeds benefit the continued work of the non-profit guild -The … Continued

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WORKSHOP: Telling Your Story: Touching Hearts, Changing Minds

Fri. Dec 1, 2017

Office of Dr. Joel Ying
Naples, FL

Do you want to tell personal stories? Join Physician-Educator-Storyteller, Dr. Joel Ying, for this FUN & interactive workshop. Explore techniques to find stories locked away in your memory. Learn the 6 essential components of a story. Come share your story … Continued

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Picnic in the Park

Sun. Dec 3, 2017

Philippe Park, Shelter 7

THE TAMPA BAY STORYTELLERS’ GUILD INVITES YOU TO COME SHARE AND LISTEN TO STORIES. The guild will provide water and ice. You are invited to bring a dish, snack, dessert or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Alternatively, let the organizers* know if you will bring … Continued

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Storytellers of Central Florida Monthly Meeting

Tue. Dec 5, 2017

Winter Park Public Library
Winter Park , FL

Join other storytellers and story listeners for an informal evening of story sharing. Refreshments and social after the stories. Telling is open to members; memberships available at the meeting. If telling, stories should be family friendly, ten minutes or less … Continued

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Storytelling at the Windsor Rose Tea Room

Tue. Dec 12, 2017

Windsor Rose Tea Room
Mount Dora, FL

Enjoy a traditional English luncheon menu while professional storytellers from around central Florida entertain with monthly themed storytelling for grown ups!

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Tea and Tales

Thu. Dec 14, 2017

Brambles English Tearoom
Naples, FL

Tea and Tales is an evening of lively storytelling presented by The Storytellers of the Round Table – Tashahara Jallad, Joel ying, Rhonda Brazina, and Mary Lou Williams. High tea is served at 6:30 pm; storytelling begins at 7:00 pm. $35. Price … Continued

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Storytelling at the Windsor Rose Tea Room

Tue. Jan 9, 2018

Windsor Rose Tea Room
Mount Dora, FL

Enjoy a traditional English luncheon menu while professional storytellers from around central Florida entertain with monthly themed storytelling for grown-ups!

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Michael Reno Harrell House Concert

Sun. Jan 21, 2018

Kaye Byrnes
Jacksonville, FL

Music and stories with our fabulous friend, Michael Reno Harrell (www.michaelrenoharrell.com) Suggested donation $20, all proceeds go to Michael. Join us for nibbles, beverages and a delightful afternoon. RSVP appreciated to ensure proper planning for seats and nibblies! Email: [email protected]

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What’s Your Story? – A Personal Story Workshop

Wed. Jan 24, 2018

Mount Dora Public Library
Mt. Dora, FL

Want to take an experience and craft it into a compelling story that others will want to hear? Join Florida Storytelling Association in a workshop exploring the elements of an effective personal story and the art of crafting a story … Continued

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“The Elephant” – Stories You’ll Never Forget

Wed. Jan 31, 2018

The Alliance for the Arts
FL

Ten local storytellers perform an evening of storytelling. Last year’s “StorySLAM” sold out. “The Elephant” is our new name. Our stories are unforgettable, and this event is a BIG deal. No elephants have been harmed in the production of these … Continued

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Storytelling 101

Fri. Feb 2, 2018 - Sun. Feb 4, 2018

Home of Kaye Byrnes
Jacksonville, FL

Explore the basics of choosing, learning and telling a story with a focus on simple tools and techniques for building a repertoire and finding your own storytelling voice.

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“Legacy of Love” – Storytelling Performance by Dr. Joel Ying

Tue. Feb 13, 2018

Tea & Poets
South Miami,

Dr. Joel Ying revives the ancient tradition of STORYTELLING PERFORMANCE in a modern form with stories that touch to the heart, speak to the soul, and tickle the funny bone. Folk tales weave with personal stories of a “Legacy of … Continued

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Selling Your Telling

Fri. Feb 23, 2018 - Sun. Feb 25, 2018

Home of Kaye Byrnes
Jacksonville, FL

Learn to market your storytelling, negotiate your compensation and promote yourself to a wide-variety of venues.  

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Storytelling in Schools

Fri. Mar 9, 2018 - Sun. Mar 11, 2018

Home of Kaye Byrnes
Jacksonville, FL

Schools are an enormous market for storytellers but require programs and a marketing strategy tailored to their environment. Learn how to prepare for and engage in school-based storytelling.

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The Folktales of Florida

Fri. Apr 6, 2018

Mount Dora Public Library
Mt. Dora, FL

Join storytellers on a folktale tour through swamps and cabins, meet colorful characters and experience old Florida. Free and open to the public. http://www.mylakelibrary.org/libraries/wt_bland_public_library.aspx [email protected]

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Explore & Expand: An Artists Retreat

Fri. Apr 27, 2018 - Sun. Apr 29, 2018

Home of Kaye Byrnes
Jacksonville, FL

Storytellers are artists and our creativity must be nurtured. This retreat offers the opportunity to play with your inner muse and unleash the creative spirit that fuels our work.

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