TT Winter Retreat

Lake-Murray-Lodge-1The Territory Tellers continues its tradition of hosting a free winter retreat for fellowship between longtime members, to get acquainted with new and potential ones, to provide opportunities to advance learning, to practice storytelling skills and to entertain the community. Please join us, whether you are familiar with TT and storytelling or whether this is all new to you.

Jan. 26-27, 2018

Lake Murray Lodge
3324 Lodge Rd.
Ardmore, OK

Schedule of Events

Schedule (pdf for download)

Friday, Jan. 26

3:00 pm
Check-in time starts

5:30 pm
Dinner at Lodge restaurant – Connect with TT friends

7:00 pm
Story Circle – Lodge Lobby – Facilitated by Bonnie Smith
Bring a 10 min. story to share around the fireplace.

Hospitality gathering after Story Circle – Sheron Rodgers’ room: Bring your favorite snack to share

Saturday, Jan. 27

Breakfast on your own – Lodge restaurant or remember each room has a                      microwave, fridge and coffeepot

9:00 am
Festival Steering Committee Meeting or Table Telling in the Lobby

10:30 am
That Was Then – Back When
Think of a year that was special in your past and tell us a story. Bring a picture if  you can that goes with your special year or just bring a picture that has a special  story connected to it. These can be stories you have told before or a new story.     This is the place to try out new stories.

11:30 am
Lunch own your own with TT friends

12:30 pm
TT Board Meeting or Table Telling in the Lobby

2:00 pm
Learning Circle – Chester Weems
Gathering and Preserving Personal and Family Stories
Learning Circle followed by sharing memories
Facilitated by Katherine Thurman

5:30 pm
Dinner on your own with TT friends

7:00 pm
Story Circle – Lodge Lobby –
Bring a 10 min story to share around the fireplace.

Lake Murray Lodge
3324 Lodge Rd.
Ardmore, OK

Phone:  (800) 257-0322
Fax: 580 226 9613


Lake-Murray-Lodge-2Each room has a lakeside view and balcony and is equipped with a refrigerator and microwave.

Lake Murray Murray Lodge includes 32 guest rooms and 56 cabins for rent within Lake Murray State Park.  The lodge and cabins are located on the west side of the lake near the main entrance of the state park.  Most of the cabins are not located with views of the lake, but have a short walk (or drive) down to the lakes shores.  The lodge overlooks the lake and has beautiful lake views from many of its rooms.

Lake Murray Lodge has a new waterfront restaurant, spacious meeting rooms, a ballroom and luxurious new guest rooms with patios or balconies overlooking the lake.

For more information about the retreat, contact Sheron Rodgers by email at

TO REGISTER (this costs nothing–it’s just for our records)–please fill out the Contact Form below.