2018 Festival

2festivallogoPlease join us for our 12th annual festival and celebration of storytelling where everyone is welcome and encouraged to enjoy the personal experience of stories and wonder.

June 1 & 2, 2018

Eastlake Cumberland Presbyterian Church

700 SW 134th, Oklahoma City

Featured Performer/Workshop Presenter: Elizabeth Ellis


Rooms are being held in Territory Tellers name at the Best Western in Moore, OK for June 1 and 2. Available rooms left are two Queen double extended suites for $99.99 and seven King regular rooms for $85.99. AAA or AARP members will receive a 10% discount. You must mention you are with Territory Tellers when making your reservation. Phone number is (405) 912-8882.

Festival Registration Form (Mail-In)

The festival is organized so that TT members have several opportunities to tell in the categories of Whoppers, Lies and Tall Tales, Folk and Fairy Tales, Family and Personal Stories and Potpourri. Winners in these categories will be featured tellers at the Friday night concert with Elizabeth Ellis.

FRIDAY, June 1

2:00 – 4:30 pm   Elizabeth Ellis Workshop – Building a Better Story

4:00 pm              Registration begins (Sign-up for Story Swaps)

                             Silent Auction begins and continues until 3:30 pm. Sat

4:30  pm              Table Telling

5:30 pm              Dinner (Served at church.  Must have made reservation on                                                 registration form.)

6:30 pm              Pre-concert music

7:00 pm              Evening Concert

                                      David Titus – 7:00 7:30

                                      Break – 7:30 0 7:45

                                      Elizabeth Ellis – 7:45 – 8:30

8:45 pm              Ghost Tales


8:00 am               Registration begins  (Sign-up for Story Swaps)

                             Breakfast – Coffee, Juice and Homemade Kolaches

                   Coffee, Tea, Water and Snacks will be available all day

8:15-9:45 am         David Titus Workshop – Spiritual Stories and Concepts with Strings


8:45-9:30                      Fun Storytelling Activity


9:45-10:45          am   Story Swap – Whoppers, Lies and Tall Tales

                                                10 min time limit!


11:00-12:00 am Story Swap – Folk and Fairy Tales

                                                Traditional or Fractured Tales     

                                                10 min time limit!

12:00-1:00          pm   Lunch with music jam (Must have made lunch

                             reservation on registration form.)

1:15-2:15 am      Story Swap – Personal and Family Stories

10 min time limit!


2:30-3:30 pm     Story Swap – Potpourri

If it doesn’t fit other categories, tell it here.

10 min time limit!

3:45 pm              Silent Auction ends


4:00 pm              TT General Membership Meeting

5:00-6:30 pm     Dinner on your own

6:30                     Pre-concert Music and Honoring TT Members

7:00                     Evening Concert                   

                                      Best of the Best – 7:00-8:00pm

                                                Winners from Story Swaps

                                      Break – 8:00-8:15pm

                                      Elizabeth Ellis – 8:15-9:00pm

9:00 pm              Closing Reception                                             

(After reception help from members is needed to put church in order for Sunday activities.)

For more information, contact the Festival Chairwoman, Liz Parker.