If you're one of those people who lingers in your car long after reaching a destination just to hear the end of Garrison Keillor's "The News from Lake Wobegon" or Ira Glass on "This American Life," then Story Sundays may be for you.
Story Sundays is a long running storytelling dinner series for
adults. Over 7,300 people (family
and friends, book clubs, Red hat ladies, people celebrating birthdays or anniversaries, etc.)
have enjoyed our special banquets which combine splendid stories with fabulous
The Glen Sanders Mansion is an historic home which is now one of the
finest restaurants / hotels in the area.
Click here to watch Kent Busman and Harlan Ratmeyer tell at our January 27, 2013 Story Sunday.
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Read what our customers say about Story Sunday.
We are very proud to have presented our
one hundredth storytelling dinner in October 2012.
1 Glen Avenue, Scotia, NY, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
$35 per person
(includes entertainment, 3 course dinner, coffee/tea, tax and tip)
Bring someone new and you each save $3 (only one discount/person).
Pay at the door using cash or checks made out to "Story Circle" .
Reservations: (518) 384-1700
Please indicate how many of each entree is desired.
| Our 16th Season: 2014 - 2015
Julia Child and Other Remarkable People|
Betty Cassidy and
Two captivating storytellers share tales of bold, loving women, like Julia Child, and other people who you'll wish you had met.
Click here to watch Betty tell the folktale
"The Edge of the World."
Click here to watch Kate tell the story
"Remembering Marilyn Monroe."
SPECIAL JULIA CHILD MENU:
Appetizer: Baby Greens Salad with Poached Pears, Grapes, Goats Cheese & Champagne Vinaigrette.
Entrée: Classic Roasted Chicken with lemon and rosemary butter, sautéed vegetables, duchess potatoes.
Dessert: Chocolate almond cake, vanilla whipped cream, fresh raspberries.
Note: a vegetarian option is also available.
Stories to Nourish Your Soul
Eshu Bumpus and
These nationally known, award winning storytellers share heartfelt stories from Africa, Japan and next door.
Click here to watch Motoko tell one of her personal stories
My Long Hair.
Garlic and Hot Pepper Steak; or
Rigatoni, Butternut Squash, Soft Cinnamon Mascarpone, Sage-Butter Broth, Shaved
Listening to the Whisper
Three Spirits: Kent Busman,
Alden (Joe) Doolittle, and
Sometimes the quiestest times are the most important. Kent, Joe and Harlan share stories of these moments, each in his own special storytelling style.
Click here to watch Kent tell the Native American story from the Pacific Northwest
"How Raven Freed the Daylight and How Loon Lost Her Voice."
Click here to watch Joe tell his personal story
Chicken Cutlet, Basil Marinated Plum Tomatoes, Provolone, Capellini Twist, Parmesan Cream;
Pork Chop with Sage and Apple Chutney; or
Pasta Primavera with Fresh Vegetables.
Stories at the End of the Rainbow
Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi and
Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi and Karen Pillsworth know that a good story is worth its weight in gold. Their treasury of traditional Celtic tales and original stories flavored with a drop of Irish magic will keep you laughing and bring a tear to your eye.
Click here to watch Lorraine tell a story called
Truth and Story.
Click here to watch Karen tell one of her personal stories called
The Extra Chair .
Corned Beef and Cabbage;
Crisp Potato and Herb Crusted Salmon; or
Vegetarian Stuffed Cabbage Rolls.
Stories for the Moon of Earth Waking
Joseph Bruchac and
A program of traditional winter time tales and Native American music featuring
drum, flute and vocals offered by Abenaki father & son storytellers Joseph and
Click here to watch Joseph and Jesse tell the Native American story
"Gluskabe and the Wind Eagle".
Chicken Parmesan; Baked Scrod; or Eggplant Parmesan.
With appreciation to our 2014-2015 Sponsors:
The O'Toole, Lilley, Gross Group
Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management
our customers are saying:
great evening out.
entertainment value in the Capital District.
and unusual entertainment at a venue with good food -- and the price was more
charming, intimate entertainment with a personal touch.
and interesting with a friendly atmosphere.
wonderful way to spend a Sunday night: entertaining, humorous, deep and moving.
warm and wonderful evening of excellent entertainment and good food.
Click here for a published article about
Click here for information about our past Story Sunday seasons.
a charter member of the Hudson Valley